The World Famous Blue Crab Festival Scholarship Pageant is accepting applications through Feb. 10.
Winners will receive scholarships of $2,500 in the Miss category or $1,500 in the Teen Miss category, paid to the school of the winner's choosing. Other prizes will be offered.
Winners will also represent the community at festivals and other public events.
The pageant is open to females 18-24 for the Miss category and 13-17 for the Teen Miss category. Applicants must live in South Carolina or Eastern North Carolina. Contestants will be ranked in categories such as interview, talent, swimsuit/fitness wear, evening gown and onstage questions.
Scholarship funds are available thanks to the Little River Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center and donations made by area businesses and organizations.
The Blue Crab Festival Scholarship Pageant takes place March 4 at 7 p.m. at North Strand Recreation Center in Little River. Admission is $20.
For more information about the pageant and how to apply, please contact its director, Carol Featherstone, at 843-249-6604, ext. 7 or email Pageant@BlueCrabFestival.org.
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