SYRACUSE — The Miss Kosciusko pageant, a scholarship program for young women, will be featuring nine contestants total for this year. The pageant will begin at 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, at Wawasee High School, Syracuse, in the auditorium.
Contestants will complete in five categories: interview, talent, fitness, evening gown and on-stage questions. Winners can win anywhere from $50 to $1,000 in scholarship money. The two divisions girls will be competing in are: Miss Outstanding Teen division for 13-17 year old participants; and Miss Kosciusko division for contestants 17-25 years of age.
Tickets can be purchased at the door at $15 for adults and $10 for students.
Miss Outstanding Teen Contestants
Chloe Bollinger, 13, from Whitko Jr./Sr. High School, will be dancing for her talent.
Jordyn Leininger, 14, from Whitko Jr./Sr. High School, will be singing for her talent.
Katelyn Joseph, 13, from Garrett Middle School, will be performing an acrodance for her talent.
Josie Niebbia, 14, from Warsaw Community High School, will be playing the piano for her talent.
Ali Kokesh, 14, is homeschooled and will be performing sign language for her talent.
Miss Kosciusko Contestants
Jenna Pittenger, 19, from Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne, will be singing for her talent.
Julianna Niebbia, 18, from Purdue University, will be performing sign language for her talent.
Savannah Creekmore, 17, from Tippecanoe Valley High School, will be playing the ukulele and singing for her talent.
Naevenya Moore, 17, from Warsaw Community High School, will be singing for her talent.