By Jamison Hooks, staff writer
On Saturday May 2 The Morgan County High School (MCHS) Takedown Club will hold the first annual Miss MCHS Pageant. The idea came to Jodi Robbins, MCHS Student Support Staff when she realized that Morgan County didn’t have a pageant.
“I grew up in South Georgia and pageants run rampant down there, so when I moved up here I noticed that there wasn’t one at MCHS,” said Robbins. Jodi suggested to her husband, MCHS Wrestling Coach John Robbins, that a Pageant would be a good fundraiser idea for the Takedown Club. Interested contestants must be MCHS 9th-12th graders and are required to find a business, family or friend sponsor in order to compete.
The pageant will be judged by three Miss America Organization judges in the interview and evening gown categories.
“The day of, the contestants will be interviewed by the judges. The pageant will begin with the contestants by introducing themselves, as well as announcing their sponsor and contestant number, then will change into evening gown,” said Robbins.
The winner will be named Queen followed by a first and second runner up. In addition there will be an academic award and a Miss Congeniality award.
“Depending on interest and success of this initial pageant, I hope to continue this yearly and make it a scholarship and some type of qualifier for bigger and better pageants,” said Robbins. Interested contestants or businesses should contact Jodi Robbins at Jodi.Robbins@morgan.k12.ga.us