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By COURTNEY BRADFORD | Special to The Herald-Mail | May 12, 2012
A good scholarship pageant contestant has to have a lot of things going for her, according to Megan Kiley, Miss Washington County Outstanding Teen. "Beauty is just the icing on the cake," she said. A junior at Boonsboro High School, Megan, 17, decided to enter the Miss Washington County Outstanding Teen scholarship pageant after her dance teacher suggested she enter the Miss Frederick Outstanding Teen competition. Megan competed and was crowned with her title in February during the Miss Washington County/Miss Western Maryland pageant at The Maryland Theatre in Hagerstown.
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by TARA REILLY | June 5, 2002
Miss Washington Co. discusses her platform Danielle McGarvey, Miss Washington County 2002, gave a brief presentation to the Washington County Board of Commissioners Tuesday about her platform for the pageant. McGarvey's platform deals with teen violence. She will compete in the Miss Maryland Pageant this month. Reappointments made to two county boards The Washington County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday reappointed the following people to the Economic Development Commission: James Hamill, Roger Johnston, Douglas Wright and Charles Shindle.
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January 22, 2004
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Five young women will compete for a crown, scholarships and other prizes at the Miss Berkeley County pageant at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 24, at Apollo Civic Theatre, 128 E. Martin St. Each contestant, young women from Martinsburg, Charles Town, and Glengary, W.Va., will showcase a talent during competition. The winner will receive the crown, scholarship money, flowers, gift certificates and a place in the Miss West Virginia Scholarship Pageant later in the year, which is preliminary to the nationally televised Miss America pageant.
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by ANDREW SCHOTZ | August 23, 2005
Summit Avenue will close for a short time this morning so a large platform can be removed from The Herald-Mail. Mark Kelly, the newspaper's operations director, said the road briefly will close around 6:30 a.m. Before and after that time, a crane will block part of the road, but traffic will be able to pass because certain parking spaces will become no-parking areas, Kelly said. On Aug. 16, The Herald-Mail used the platform to install an addition to the press, which will allow the newspaper to increase its production of color pages.
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February 26, 2004
CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - Miss Shenandoah/Miss Jefferson County Scholarship competition will begin at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, at Wright Denny Intermediate School, 209 W. Congress St. Eight young women will compete for $8,200 in scholarships, the Miss Shenadoah and Miss Jefferson County crowns and a chance to compete in the Miss West Virginia Scholarship Pageant in June in Morgantown, W.Va. Mike Martin will be the master of ceremonies for the evening of "Celebration. " Guests will include Miss West Virginia 2003 Allison Williams and Miss Shenandoah and Miss Jefferson County alumnae.
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By Courtney Bradford | Special to The Herald-Mail | June 1, 2012
Every little girl's dream is to be a princess - and for Sara Farmer, she's living that dream. Sara, 14, was crowned Miss Western Maryland Outstanding Teen in February at The Maryland Theatre. With a shiny tiara and a sash, Sara could practically pass as a princess. But unlike her royal counterparts, Sara had to work hard to earn her title. The daughter of Greg and Amy Farmer of Hagerstown, Sara is a freshman enrolled at the Barbara Ingram School for the Arts in Hagerstown.
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by RIC DUGAN / Staff Photographer | June 26, 2006
Carrie Shank, Miss Washington County, signs her name Sunday during the traditional sign-in ceremony to kick off Miss Maryland pageant week in Hagerstown. Miss Frederick Tauri Summers talks about her platform during the sign-in ceremony Sunday. For more information check out the pageant's Web site at www.missmd.info .
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January 9, 2008
Terry Dutrow, an employee with City of Hagerstown Parks and Recreation department, on Tuesday uses a pole to move a floating platform that holds the Christmas tree that was displayed in City Park's lake. The park's holiday decorations were removed Tuesday.
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February 28, 2005
CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - Rachel E. Carr was crowned Miss Jefferson County 2005 Saturday night at Wright Denny Intermediate School. Carr, the daughter of Dan and Vicky Carr, received her crown from Jessica Lorraine Morrison, Miss Jefferson County 2004. For winning the title of Miss Jefferson County, Carr received a $3,000 scholarship and the chance to participate in the Miss West Virginia Scholarship Pageant. Carr is a senior at Georgia State University, where she is pursuing a degree in physical therapy.
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March 2, 1997
By STEVEN T. DENNIS Staff Writer The third time was the charm for Toni Alicia Rickard, crowned Miss Washington County 1997 Saturday night at Hagerstown Junior College's Kepler Theater. Rickard, 19, of Hagerstown, dazzled the judges of the annual Miss Washington County Scholarship Pageant with a soaring, silky rendition of "Think of Me," from "The Phantom of the Opera," in the talent competition. For her platform, Rickard spoke about the importance of role models in helping children achieve success.
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