The board of directors of Miss Washington County/Miss Western Maryland Scholarship Foundation is extending an invitation to young women between the ages of 18 (by September 1997) and 24 to compete in both pageants.
Miss Washington County Scholarship Pageant will be Saturday, March 1, at 7 p.m. at Kepler Theater on the campus of Hagerstown Junior College, 11400 Robinwood Drive in Hagerstown.
In order to compete in the pageant, a contestant must have been a resident of Washington County for at least one year prior to competition.
Miss Western Maryland Scholarship Pageant will be Saturday, March 15, at 7 p.m. at Hancock High School in Hancock.
Contestants in this pageant must live, work or attend school in Garrett, Allegany or Washington counties.
The four areas of competition are interview, evening wear, physical fitness in swimwear and talent. Participation offers an opportunity to win scholarships and other awards.