A few weeks ago, K came home from school and asked if I thought she should participate in the upcoming Az Junior Miss Scholarship Competition. I told her that in my opinion she was strong in each of the areas being judged, and if someone wanted to give her some money, and if she had the time... why not?
After only 3 weeks of practices, the competition was Saturday night. The girls were judged on academics, interview, poise, fitness, talent, etc. K borrowed a gorgeous dress and wore it when she sang an Italian opera. Even with laryngitis and bronchitis, it was beautiful. The amazing hair and bling from Sommer were the perfect touch. She even placed as a runner up in that category. For poise, she wore an amazing red dress that she had gotten for homecoming. We bought it long and strapless, with potential, and amazing Granny made it perfect. K was darling doing the fitness routine, and like I thought originally, strong. From her dad, of course:)
In the end, K was named 2nd runner up, over all. We are thrilled. R surprised us, and got to be there to watch. He had driven to San Diego for a conference, but came home a whole day early and came straight to the theater. What an amazing dad thing to do.
K said the best part was becoming friends with so many great girls, and the money is not so bad, either.
We are so proud of our pumpkin head!