Tracey Young, Miss Chaves County 2011, left, and DeAnna Jerge, Miss Roswell 2011, pose for photos following the Miss Roswell/Miss Chaves County Scholarship Pageant Saturday evening at the Roswell Convention and Civic Center. (Mark Wilson Photo)
Saturdayâ€™s Miss Roswell-Miss Chaves County scholarship pageant, a pageant on the Miss America circuit, featured more than four glammed up women in cosmetics and extravagant outfits.
It was a competition that focused on leadership and service, and the breadth, depth and creativity of each and every competitor looking to hold the title of Miss Roswell and Miss Chaves County.
â€œItâ€™s about scholarship,â€ Desiree Markham, former Miss Chaves County 2010 said. â€œItâ€™s a lot all in one. Itâ€™s [also] about your personal platform and being able to talk about something that is important and really meaningful to you.â€
Roswell women ages 17-24 competed in Saturdayâ€™s pageant at the Roswell Convention and Civic Center. Judging categories included interview, fitness, swimsuit and talent. The women were required to reach beyond their outer appearances, by engaging judges and audience Login to read more