The 48th Annual Miss St. Francis Scholarship Pageant will be held on Saturday, April 14, 2012 at St. Thomas More HS Auditorium, 2601 E. Morgan Avenue; St. Francis, WI 53235, 7:00 PM. Former Miss St. Francis Kelly Stone-Kuster (1993) will serve as emcee and guest vocalist is Miss St. Francis 2008 Elyse Wojciechowski in "Starry Starry Night". Come early to bid at our fabulous Silent Auction items in the lobby!!
The winner will succeed Tonya Popowski of Cudahy, Miss St. Francis 2011 and top 10 finalist at Miss Wisconsin. Scholarships will be offered to all participants with the winner receiving $2,000 to the school of her choice and the opportunity to compete at the 2012 Miss Wisconsin Pageant in June 10-16 in Oshkosh. Our own Miss Wisconsin 2011, Laura Kaeppeler is the current Miss America 2012!
Tickets for general seating are $12 in advance and $15 at the door. They are available from the contestants, at St. Francis City Hall during business hours (8 AM-4:30 PM) or by contacting David Goltz at 414-483-8353
The 2012 contestants and their community sponsors are Jennifer Dombrowski (St. Francis) – St. Francis Dental Center; Abby Janiszewski (Oak Creek) – Eva’s Bridal Center; Mary Kappus (Cudahy) - Advance Products; Colleen Mrotek (Bay View) - Kitzinger Cooperage Corporation; Alexa Nommensen (Oak Creek) - Bella Grace Tanning Salon; Rachael Obst (St. Francis) – PDQ Tooling; Aryn Swann (Oak Creek) – St. Francis Brewery; and, Desireé Zarnowski (Oak Creek) – St. Francis Lions Club.
NEW for 2012 - Miss St. Francis Princess Program- Every “Miss America” has to start somewhere! The Princess Program offers young girls between the ages of 5-12 the fun opportunity to perform onstage before a live audience, dress up as a Princess and have a tiara placed on her head during a “Crowning Ceremony”. Princesses are welcome from anywhere. This is not a competition. For an application and fee information contact Cathy Berndt at firstname.lastname@example.org or Andrea Berndt-Bender email@example.com. Applications are also available on the web site: www.missstfrancis.com
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