Young ladies take the stage in first Copper Basin Cinderella Scholarship Pageant

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Daring to Dream, many Copper Basin young ladies took the stage in Ray High School’s auditorium on Saturday, Feb. 8. All were hoping to win, dreaming to continue to the state competition.

The Cinderella Scholarship Program is a non-profit organization focused on developing self-esteem, confidence and pride in the young ladies who come and “Dare to Dream.” Cinderella competition is divided into give five age divisions: tot (3-6), Mini-Miss (7-9), Miss (10-12), Teen (13-17) and Woman (18-26). Participants are judged on poise and personality during a backstage interview and while modeling casual and formal wear. The four older divisions are also judged on talent presentations. Cinderella Tots (ages 3-6) have an on-stage interview called “Tot Personality” in lieu of talent. All contestants participate in a photogenic competition conducted from pictures provided by the family. There is also an optional Cover Girl (photogenic) competition.

Overall Cinderella winners, Cinderella Girls (Beauty), Talent/Tot Personality and Photogenic winners receive their $75 entry fee paid by the local pageant to attend the Arizona State Finals in Tucson, Ariz. in June. All Tot contestants (ages 3-6) receive a trophy and tiara. Winners at the state and international level win college scholarships.

The Cinderella Overall Tot was Brianna Granillo; Cinderella Tot Score Sheet Participant was Adrianna Throop. The Cinderella Overall Miniature Miss was Alexandria O’Brien. Cinderella Miniature Miss Talent was Ariza Castillo; Cinderella Miniature Miss Beauty was Emily Meeks; Cinderella Miniature Miss Photogenic was Isabella Wernett; Cinderella Miniature Miss Talent First Alternate was Kimberly Newman; Cinderella Miniature Miss Beauty First Alternate was Faith Braamonte; and Cinderella Miniature Miss Score Sheet Participant was Elizabeth Throop.

The Cinderella Overall Miss was Kaylin Pacheco. Cinderella Overall Woman was Josette Kimmel. Josette was also named Cinderella Woman Photogenic. Cinderella Woman Talent was Maria Avenetti.

The Cover Girl Winner was Kimberly Newman. Cover Girl Participants were: Emily Meeks, Isabella Wernett, Faith Bracamonte, Josette Kimmel, Maria Avenetti and Kaylin Pacheco.

The Cinderella Program Co-Directors are Dolores Baez and Gloria Beltran. For more information, contact Dolores Baez at 480-204-7140 or e-mail doloresbaez2319@gmail.com or Gloria Beltran at 520-363-5264 home, 480-271-9783 cell or 520-356-7801 Ext. 105 work or e-mail gbeltran46@yahoo.com.

Editor’s Note: Many thanks to Bill Loehr who saved the day with his trusty iPhone. We do appreciate your filling in as Copper Basin News photographer when both our photographers were out sick. JRC

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