Applicants must be single, never married, never pregnant or given birth to a child. The contestant’s parents must reside in West St. Mary Parish (Ricohoc to Sorrell). Young ladies in the teen division must be between the ages of 13 and 16 and Miss contestants must be between the ages of 17 and 23.
Contestants must be able to travel and represent the historic City of Franklin as an official ambassador at local and statewide events.
They will compete in Personal Interview (business suit), Sportswear (official pageant T-shirt with shorts or skirt) and Evening Gown (floor-length, any color) all day on Saturday, Aug. 4.
Miss and Teen winners will receive a rhinestone crown, a trophy and a custom sash. The new Miss Franklin will receive an educational scholarship and the use of the cape and mantle for one year.
Those wishing to compete should mail two letters of character reference, a current photograph for publicity, the $50 entry and the completed form to The Franklin Lion’s Club, P.O. Box 250, Centerville, LA 70522 by July 13, 2012.
For an application or more information, contact Susan Kerry Thibodeaux at 578-7854.
The event is sponsored by the City of Franklin and the Franklin Lion’s Club.