Miss Green Bay Area and your first Miss Green Bay Area's Outstanding Teen at St. Norbert College

Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012

From Miss Green Bay Area, February 13, 2012
by Kristi Trampf-Bares, allmedia@missgreenbayarea.com, (414) 344-8141

On Sunday, February 26, 2011, your next Miss Green Bay Area will be crowned, and your first Miss Green Bay Area's Outstanding Teen will be crowned. The 2011 Miss Green Bay Area Scholarship Pageant and Miss Green Bay's Outstanding Teen Pageant will be held at St. Norbert College (Hall of Fine Arts -- Walter Theatre, 315 Third Street) at 4:00 p.m. during which seven young women and teens will compete to represent the Green Bay area for the next year. Tickets for the show are $15 and can be purchased through the St. Norbert College Box Office Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 100 Grant Street in De Pere, or one hour prior to the pageant. You can also call the Box Office at 920-403-3950 or 800-762-2699, or purchase tickets online at tickets.snc.edu. The Miss Green Bay Area Organization is a non-profit organization and all proceeds benefit the scholarships given to contestants. For more information, visit www.missgreenbayarea.com.

Last month, Miss Wisconsin 2011 Laura Kaeppeler won the Miss America Pageant and is now our reigning Miss America! Her first runner-up and the new Miss Wisconsin 2011 Raeanna Johnson and Miss Wisconsin's Outstanding Teen 2011 Annie Jorgensen will be special guests and will perform at the pageant. Miss Wisconsin 2010 Kimberly Sawyer, who won the Miss Wisconsin title with as Miss Green Bay Area, will emcee the pageant. The Miss Green Bay Area Scholarship Pageant and Miss Green Bay Area's Outstanding Teen Pageant are local preliminaries to the Miss Wisconsin and Miss America Scholarship Pageants and Outstanding Teen Pageants.

The Miss Green Bay Area competition is open to young women ages 17 to 24 who are looking to be involved in the Green Bay Area community while earning scholarship money. The stages of the Miss Green Bay Area Scholarship Pageant are private interview, lifestyle and fitness in swimsuit, talent, evening wear, and on-stage question. Contestants also must choose a platform/topic they will build on throughout the year to improve their community.

The Miss Green Bay Area's Outstanding Teen pageant is for girls ages 13 to 17 and encourages positive achievement while helping to nurture and build the scholastic achievement, creative accomplishment, healthy living and community involvement of our youth. This competition includes private interview, talent, fitness apparel, formal wear and on-stage question, and scholastic achievement at the state level of competition. Contestants also must choose a platform/topic they will build on throughout the year to improve their community.

The Miss Green Bay Area and Miss America Organizations provide opportunities for young women to make a difference in their community and promote a platform they believe in. It also helps young women to develop themselves and their futures, while providing scholarship money to further their education.