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Here she is, Miss Fox Valley

Published: Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013 11:58 a.m. CDT

DeKALB – The Miss Fox Valley Scholarship Pageant will be at the Egyptian Theatre in DeKalb at 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23.

FunME Events and Kishwaukee Fest are the official hosts. The pageant has four divisions: Princess (ages 5 to 9), Outstanding Preteen (10 to 12), Outstanding Teen (13 to 17) and Miss (17 to 24). The winner in the Miss division will qualify for the Miss Illinois pageant, a preliminary in the Miss America organization. Select winners will appear in the Kishwaukee Fest Parade in DeKalb on July 26.

The Miss Fox Valley Scholarship Pageant is one of the local preliminaries of the Miss Illinois Scholarship Association, a duly-accredited preliminary in the Miss America Organization. These pageants offer young women opportunities to enhance their personal and professional development through scholarship programs.

For local event or sponsor information, contact Michael Embrey at funmeevents@aol.com or 815-756-1263.

Girls and women ages 5 to 24 who are interested in learning more about the pageant can find information at www.missfoxvalley.webs.com or by searching for Miss Fox Valley on Facebook.

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