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

Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailby feather

3photo.JPG
5photo.JPG

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

6photo.JPG
4photo.JPG
8photo.JPG
10photo.JPG
2photo.JPG
7photo.JPG

admin (7662 Posts)


Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailby feather
Facebooktwitterby feather

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

  • Additional Stories

    Cleanup efforts from Shipman, Kearny River Wildfires progressing

    July 29th, 2016
    by

      The reclamation project required in and around Kearny as the result of a pair of wildfires that burned large […]


    Kearny Council to vote on tax increase

    July 29th, 2016
    by

      Across the United States communities large and small are faced with crumbling infrastructure and aging equipment.  That alone is […]


    Pinal County donates to Hayden Senior Center

    July 29th, 2016
    by

      On Tuesday, July 19, the Hayden Senior Center received a $20,000 donation from the Pinal County Board of Supervisors […]


    Kearny chooses Yard of the Month

    July 29th, 2016
    by

    Jeanne Nuesse’s yard at 513 Hartford Road boasts lots of green and a neatly trimmed lawn, but it also takes […]


  • Additional Stories

    Schools to Start Soon: Watch for Kids and Buses

    July 29th, 2016
    by

    By Mayor Sam Hosler, Town of Kearny The schools in the Copper Basin are starting another year soon, so be […]


    Kearny: A Premium Quality of Life

    July 29th, 2016
    by

      Everybody is against raising taxes. Heck, for the past 10 years our state legislature and governors have actually cut […]


    Hayden Police Report – July 27, 2016

    July 29th, 2016
    by

      According to state law, there are two methods by which police may arrest suspected offenders. The suspect may be […]


    Pinal County Sheriff’s Report – July 27, 2016

    July 29th, 2016
    by

      The Pinal County Sheriff’s Report is taken from the daily logs, based on the information provided by deputies. All […]


  • Copperarea

  • [Advertisement.]
  • [Advertisement.]
  • Southeast Valley Ledger

  • Arizona Headlines & Current Weather