For the 51st year, young women will compete this weekend for the title of Miss Warner Robins.
The pageant will be held at the Homer J. Walker Civic Center beginning at 7 p.m. Saturday and will feature reigning Miss Warner Robins Lindsay Schafer and Miss Warner Robins Outstanding Teen Jessi Young.
The pageant, which will be emceed by Mary Ann Branch Coskery, Miss Warner Robins 1980, and Randy Toms, will feature entertainment by vocalist Bryant Smith and local dancers Spring Joy Pami and Miguel Paredes and his son Ashton. The newly crowned Miss Georgia, Michaela Grace Lackey, also will be an honored guest for the evening.
The production theme for the pageant is Glitz and Glam.
Roberta Buckles Hardman holds the distinction of being crowned the first Miss Warner Robins in 1958.
Five Miss Warner Robins have gone on to hold state titles: Amanda Kozak, who was Miss Warner Robins 2005 and later crowned Miss Georgia; Shauna Pender, Miss Warner Robins 1999, was crowned Miss Florida 2003; Sandra Eakes, Miss Warner Robins 1976, became Miss Georgia in 1979; and Jill Beshears, Miss Warner Robins 1975, was crowned Miss Tennessee 1978.
Burma Davis, the 1967 winner, is the only Miss Warner Robins to ever win Miss Georgia while wearing the Miss Warner Robins crown.
Seven young women are vying for the title of Miss Warner Robins this year. They are Jenna Stokes, Camille Lacey, Haely Chadwick, Michelle Johnson, Brittany Johnson, Courtney Walker and Charlene Bibeau.
Also held during the pageant will be the Miss Warner Robins Oustanding Teen competition. The Outstanding Teen contestants are Ashlynne-Kate Chadwick, Caroline Carroll, Ashleigh Proctor, Heather Coy, Cassie Hulette, Michaela Heide, Carmen Foskey, Darlyn Davis, McKenna Locke and Kasey Kirksey
Tickets are now available from any contestant or at the door for $10. Doors open at 6:15 p.m.
For more information, call Marcy Waugh at 714-7268 or visit the web site at www. misswarnerrobins@org.
Also to be held that day is the Miss Warner Robins Princess Pageant at 1 p.m, also at the civic center. Girls ages 216 will be competing for the titles of Teeny, Tiny, Little, Junior and Teen Miss Warner Robins Princess.
These winners also will work with the new Miss Warner Robins queens as ambassadors for the city. Admission for this pageant is $5, and tickets will be available at the door.
Contact Alline Kent at 396-2467 or email@example.com.