So here are all the contestants for this weekend's three Virginia pageants. Best of luck to everyone!
Madison Van Duyne, Miss Apple Blossom 2008
Heather Baker- Heather has competed so far this season at Miss Hill City/Star City
Emily Hall-Emily competed in locals last year and competed in Miss Roanoke Valley (winning community service) and Miss Hill City/Star City (winning swimsuit)
Alyce Haynes competed in Miss Roanoke Valley and was 4th runner up, also competed at Miss Hill City/Star City
Araina Holloway Bethany Munt
Erika Thomas-Erika competed last year in Miss Greater Richmond, Miss Greater Springfield (1st runner up), and Miss Commonwealth (1st runner up) last year. This is her first local of this season.
Caitlin Uze-Caitlin competed at Miss Virginia this year as Miss Greater Springfield; she was a top 11 finalist and a Preliminary Swimsuit Winner. This is her first local of the season.
Miss Hampton Roads:
Elizabeth Crot, Miss Hampton Roads 2008
Preliminary Talent Winner and 3rd Runner up to Miss VA
Emily Schwab-Emily competed at Miss Virginia 2007 as Miss Hampton Holly Days Festival. This is her first local of the season.
Kristena Wright-Kristena competed at Miss Virginia 2008 as Miss Fairfax; she was a non-finalist talent winner. First local of the season.
Shannon Oliver-Shannon competed at Miss Virginia 2008 as Miss VA Beach. She was a top 11 finalist, this is her first local this season. (Also my Miss Virginia roommate!)
Chinah Helmandollar-Chinah competed at Miss Virginia 2008 as Miss Greater Franklin County; she was 4th runner up and a preliminary swimsuit winner. She was recently second runner up at the Miss Roanoke Valley pageant.
Ashley Smith- Ashley has competed at Miss Virginia as Miss Virginia Beach (2006), Miss Virginia Peanut Festival (2007), and Miss Norfolk (2008). This is her first local of the season.
Ciara Brown-Ciara competed at Miss Virginia 2008 as Miss Southeastern Virginia. This is her first local of the season.
Miss Lonesome Pine:
Farahn Morgan, Miss Lonesome Pine 2008
Amanda French: Amanda competed in several locals last year, I believe placing as a runner up at two of them. First local of the season.
Misti Caviness: I believe Misti competed somewhere last year, I can't seem to remember where. This is her first local this season.
Rachel Miller: Rachel competed at a few locals last year and was a runner up at Miss Mountain Empire.
Alisha Evans Meagan Boyd Megan Boggs Nancy Kamal Victoria Jordan