Saturday, July 20, 2013
8-year-old from Fate will compete to be Miss Texas Junior Pre-Teen
This is Mia Butler's second year at the pageant.
The daughter of Fate City Council member Michelle Butler and her husband, Karl, will represent Fate and Rockwall County in the state finals of the National American Miss Pageant, July 25-27, at the Hotel Intercontinental in Dallas.
For the second year in a row, Mia Butler, 8, will compete in the finals for a $1,000 cash award, a bouquet of roses, and a trip to Disneyland in California to compete in the National Pageant in the 7-9 age group.
According to a news release, 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. Pageants are held in five age groups for girls ages 4-18.
“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,” reads the news release. “Emphasis is placed on the importance of gaining self-confidence, learning new skills, learning good attitudes about competition, and setting and achieving personal goals. The pageant seeks to recognize the accomplishments of each goal while encouraging her to set goals for the future.”
Mia’s activities include riding her bike, swimming, cooking, and playing soccer. She also enjoys arts and crafts.
Her sponsors include the City of Fate, NuBrite Floor Care, Ryan Landscape, Darby Danielle Flowers & Events, and many friends.
For more pageant info, see www.namiss.com.
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