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Beauty pageant set Saturday, Feb. 2

The annual Wayne Academy Beauty Pageant, hosted by the Jaguars Basketball Boosters and open to all WA students, will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 2 in the campus gymnasium. 

The entry fee is $50 for the beauty pageant, $10 for the best dressed competition and $10 for the photogenic competition (only one photograph for the competition). Contestants can enter all three areas of competition for $50 if they pay their registration fees in full before Monday, Jan. 7.

Contestants will vie in several categories -- Pre-K3 through Kindergarten; first through third grades; fourth through sixth grades; seventh and eighth grades; and ninth through 12th grades.

Sponsorships are being sold by contestants with those turning in more than $100 earning a trophy. The contestant turning in the most sponsorship money will receive a crown and trophy.

There will also be a People's Choice champion selected during the competition with votes cast during the program for $1 each. The People's Choice winner will receive a crown.

The deadline for entries, sponsorship monies, and photos is on Friday, Jan. 25 at the close of school. All checks should be made payable to Wayne Academy.

For information on the pageant or to pick up registration paperwork,visit the school office between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m., Monday through Friday or call 601-735-2921.