2013 Miss Florida Forestry will be crowned Saturday

03-15-13 Forestry pageant

The Miss Taylor County Forestry Scholarship Pageant, an official preliminary to the Miss Florida Forestry State Scholarship Pageant, will be held this Saturday, March 16, at Forest Capital Hall, starting at 6 p.m.

General admission is $5.

“The purpose of the Miss Florida Forestry Pageant is to provide scholarships for Florida’s outstanding young ladies while promoting Florida’s forestry industry. The pageant was open to any contestant who resides, works or attends school in Taylor County, or an adjacent county. We are looking for well-rounded young ladies who will be able to represent the county’s forestry industry at the state pageant and throughout the year at various events,” Coordinator Mandy Cornelius said.

PHOTO: Taylor County’s reigning Miss Forestry Emily Newman, right, and her “sister queen” from Bradford County competed in the crosscut event at the 2012 Florida Forest Festival.

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