Miss Farmington 2016 applications open

Applications are being accepted through May 25 for the 2016 Miss Farmington pageant and Deloris Riley Educational Scholarship.

Miss Farmington Sidney Schrand
Miss Farmington 2015 Sidney Schrand

Contestants must be between the ages of 14 and 17, a resident of Farmington or Farmington Hills, or attend high school in the Farmington Public Schools district. Home school students may also enter.

The Riley Foundation will once again present scholarships totaling $3500. Additional awards include a $500 Educational Scholarship from Dr. William Nutting, Community Service Award, $100, Mayor Essay Award, $100, and the Sam Steckloff Leadership Award, $100.

This year’s event will once again be held at the Farmington Civic Theatre in downtown Farmington, starting at 6:30 p.m., with the theme “One Night Only.” Paul Gross from WDIV-TV and Kelly Duca will once again serve as emcees, and contestants will meet their supporters during an After Glow Celebration upstairs at John Cowleys and Sons after the pageant.

Applications are available at all high schools, by writing to ginnyakarita@yahoo.com or calling 248-471-9042. A mandatory orientation for contestants and their parents will be held on May 1 at John Cowley & Sons.

– Press release