The Miss Dogwood Scholarship Pageant has issued an invitation to young ladies ages 16-22 to participate in the 2012 Miss Dogwood pageant April 14.


The Miss Dogwood Scholarship Pageant has issued an invitation to young ladies ages 16-22 to participate in the 2012 Miss Dogwood pageant April 14.

Contestants must be from Camden, Miller, Morgan or Laclede counties. The pageant will be held in the RC Worthan Auditorium at the Camdenton High School.

Competitions will include an on-stage interview, choice of swimwear or sportswear, and evening gown. Miss Dogwood will receive a $1,000 scholarship to the college of her choice. Runners-up will also receive scholarships and prizes. Lake-area young women are encouraged to be a part of a 62-year tradition with an opportunity to earn scholarship money. No pageant experience necessary. Join in the fun.

The entry deadline is March 20.

For entry forms, call the Camdenton Area Chamber of Commerce at 573-346-2227 or go online at www.missdogwood.com.