May 4, 2011
-- LAUREL, MD – On Saturday, April 30, in front of family and friends, four outstanding Maryland students won overall and division titles in Pageants R Fun’s (PRF) 2011 “Queen of the Mason-Dixon”
pageant. The event was held at the Drama Learning Center in Columbia, Maryland and was open to young ladies between the ages of 4 – 12 from Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, Pennsylvania, West Virginia and District of Columbia.
12 year-old Maya Rimpsey, was crowned Supreme Mason-Dixon Queen 2011. Competition in the required formal wear category and all five optional categories – photogenic, personality, talent, spokes model and fashion wear is required to be eligible for the supreme title. In addition to the supreme title, Maya also won the individual titles for the Spokes Model, Casual Wear and Talent categories. Divisional titles are based only on the formal wear competition, where young ladies are scored on stage presence, beauty and personality. The new 2011 divisional queens are: Tiny Miss Mason-Dixon – six-year old Mackenzie Taylor of Silver Spring; Preteen Miss Mason-Dixon – 11 year old Reina de la Cruz of Montgomery County and Little Miss Mason-Dixon - seven year old Princess Victoria Isi-Obesuh. Princess also won the individual Photogenic and Personality titles, the remaining optional categories.
The Mason-Dixon Queens will make their first public appearance at the 31st Annual Laurel Main Street Festival this Saturday, May 7, riding in the parade which is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. and run the length of Main Street to Route 1 in Laurel.
ABOUT PAGEANTS R FUN
Three pageant veterans who saw a vital need to “put the fun back into pageantry for our girls” with hopes of combating the negative stereotypes regarding pageantry in today’s media founded Pageants R Fun in 2010. The affordable, one-day pageant experiences, great for the novice or veteran, build self-confidence, encourage creativity and widen horizons. Since it’s founding, it has successfully produced the Maryland Beautiful, Winter Snow Queen and Queen of the Mason-Dixon pageants. To learn more about Pageants R Fun, please visit www.pageantsrfun.com or call 443-832-3294.
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