Nine contestants will have the chance April 4 to add their name to the long line of Miss Pine River designees since Miss Pine River was first named in 1979.
"A Night in the Old West" is the theme for this year's Miss Pine River Scholarship Pageant. Contestants will compete for the title of Miss Pine River and the $1,000 scholarship that accompanies it.
The first and second princesses will receive $200 and Miss Congeniality will receive $50, according to Jackie Wetrosky, pageant committee member.
Competitors include Danielle Bradow, Nicole Brekkestran, Elsie McCormic, Kayla Peltier, Jesi Peterson, Brienna Rodriguez, Jessica Sawyer, Davis Sjerven and Rachel Weber.
The pageant includes an interview with the judges earlier in the day, as well as pageant-night displays of casual wear, talent and evening gown wear.
Escorts for the evening are Josh Bisek and Johnny Hopkins. Emcee for the event is Steve Hansen.
Miss Pine River's duties include helping with the Pine River duck races each summer, selling Summerfest buttons, welcoming guests to the Chamber of Commerce's annual banquets and volunteering for community projects. The royal court also serves as Pine River ambassadors at festivals and area parades.
Pageant doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the pageant starts at 7 p.m. April 4.
The event is at the Pine River-Backus High School performance gym.
The 2008 Miss Pine River was Castona Rodriguez.
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