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Sammi Jo Potters, 11, of Lebanon has been chosen as a state finalist in the National American Miss Kentucky Pageant to be held July 28, at Crown Plaza in Louisville. The pageant is held for girls ages 10 through 12.
The winner of the pageant will receive a $1,000 cash award, the official crown and banner, a bouquet of roses, and air transportation to compete in the national pageant at Disneyland in California. Pageants are held for girls ages four to 18, in five age groups.
The National American Miss pageants are dedicated to celebrating America’s greatness and encouraging its future leaders. Each year, the pageant awards thousands in scholarships and prizes to recognize and assist in the development of young women nationwide. All activities are age-appropriate and family-oriented.
Families interested in learning more about this unique and outstanding youth program may visit www.namiss.com.
The National American Miss pageants are for “Today’s Girl” and “Tomorrow’s Leaders.” the pageant program is based on inner beauty, as well as poise and presentation, and offers an “All-American spirit of fun for family and friends.” emphasis is placed on the importance of gaining self-confidence, learning new skills, learning good attitudes about competition, and setting and achieving personal goals.
Potters’ activities include soccer, basketball, volunteering for her church, and being a five-year shavee for St. Baldricks. She also enjoys reading, swimming, fashion and mathematics.
Potters’ sponsors include Kim’s Hairlines, Redbeards Tattoo, Consignments & More, Clyde’s, The Cake & Crumb, The Clothes Connection, That Cute Little Shop, Phillips Repair, Citizens National Bank, The Lancaster Agency, Rakes Bros. Garage, and family and friends.