|The FCHS senior won $1,700 in scholarships|
Wednesday, July 30, 2008
Nicole Wimmer of Union Hall was crowned Miss Greater Franklin County 2009 Sunday evening, while Lindsay Bowman was crowned Miss Danville-Pittsylvania County at a dual pageant at Franklin County High School.Wimmer is a senior at Franklin County High School and the daughter of Wendell and Kim Wimmer. Wimmer won $1,700 in cash scholarships, according to pageant director J.T. Foley. Wimmer also won the preliminary talent award and the preliminary swimsuit award, he added. Bowman is a graduate of Averett University and works as a legislative assistant to Del. Charles Poindexter. She is the daughter of Kenneth and Brenda Bowman of Dry Fork. Bowman received $700 in scholarships, Foley said. She was also named the preliminary interview award winner. The first runner-up was Amanda Jones of Danville, a senior at Virginia Tech. She won $600 in cash scholarships. The second runner-up was Katelyn Dockery of Chatham, a senior at Chatham High School. She won $400 in cash scholarships. The third runner-up was Stacey Moore of Martinsville, a graduate student at Radford University. She won $300 in cash scholarships. Crystal West of Hurt was named Miss Congeniality. She won $250 in cash scholarships. The pageant, sponsored by the Miss Greater Franklin County Scholarship Pageant Committee, awarded $5,000 in cash scholarships at the annual preliminary to the Miss Virginia and Miss America pageants. Wimmer will compete for the title of Miss Virginia 2009 at the state pageant next June in Roanoke.
This article is from the Franklin News Post