Organizers: ‘Don’t miss the most talked-about event of the year!’
By 01/30/2003 00:00:00
RED OAK - The stars will be shining bright on Saturday, Feb. 8 for the 2003 Mr. & Ms. Red Oak Pageant.
The pageant is heating up as contestants prepare to bring the crown home to their school campus or represented organization.
The event is a fun-filled night of laughs and more laughs, as men and women from the Red Oak area strut their stuff, according to event organizers.
The annual fund-raising event is to benefit the Project Success Drug Education Program. This year the theme is 'The Good Ole U.S.A.'
Contestants will compete in four categories: casual wear, beach wear, talent and formal wear - all as patriotic characters.
The contest is a fun event to promote the drug-free message and all proceeds go to purchase educational anti-drug materials and scholarships for Red Oak High School seniors.
Contestants who have signed up at this time are Tatum Thorne, Shields Elementary teacher; Mike Burns, ROHS West Campus principal; Shawn Walsh, parent representing Red Oak Intermediate; and O.T. Posadas, parent representing Wooden Elementary School.
Women contestants are Lainie Lord, Wooden Elementary teacher; Kim Patty, Red Oak Junior High teacher; Ann Lee, representing Red Oak Elementary; and Barbara Runyon, representing Eastridge Elementary.
Contestants have been sharpening-up their skills and practicing their talents,
Staff members of each school are hard at work, with their representative, trying to unseat last year's winners, Ms. Red Oak Janey Hall (ROJH) and Mr. Red Oak Johnny Knight (Eastridge), according to organizers.
There will be live entertainment during intermissions.The pageant will be held at 7 p.m. in the Red Oak High School Auditorium.
Tickets can be purchased at the gate for $4-adults and $3-students.