Wellsburg Christmas Pageant And Tea Party Queens Court Announced

The Young World Models 2018 Christmas Pageant and Tea Party was held Dec. 14 at Brooke Hills Park. Named to the 2018 Christmas Royalty Court were: Miss Christmas Kindness Queen — Katie Williams; Miss Christmas Sr. Queen — Mikelle Morris (also received Best Model award); Miss Christmas Queen – Janae Williams (also received Prettiest Hair award); Miss Christmas Princess – Ella Burdette; Miss Snowflake Princess – Maddison Rees; Miss Snowflake Princess – Katie Williams (also received the Prettiest Dress award); Miss Jr. Christmas Princess – Layla Michael (also received Prettiest Eyes award); Miss Jr. Snowflake Princess – Arionna Craddock; Little Miss Christmas Princess – Chloe Black; Little Miss Snowflake Princess – Caitlyn Heaton; Miss Christmas Sweetheart – Kaylee Burdette; and Miss Snowflake Sweetheart — Avery Weber (also received the Most Photogenic award).

In front of a packed audience in the Brooke Hills Park Main Club House, contestants from all over the Ohio Valley wore their stunning Christmas gowns, dazzled with their runway modeling, enjoyed fellowship of a Christmas Tea Party and had a special photo opportunity with a surprise visit from Santa. Each contestant also will receive the book “Snowy the Square Snowman” from our local children’s book author Ryan Sperlazza and a Christmas stocking of goodies.

As a part of the pageant — each contestant brought canned goods and non-perishable items to donate to the local food pantry in Wellsburg. Over 575 items were received. The highest pageant title – The Miss Christmas Kindness Queen– was awarded to Katie Williams of Wellsburg, who brought in over 370 canned good items.

The event was made possible by the following sponsors: Brooke Hills Park, A & N Campground LLC, Bridget Thompson Craft Life Boutique, local children’s book author Ryan Sperlazza, DRP Gifts, Mr. and Mrs. Hunter, Mr. and Mrs. Stanley, Royal Elegance Boutique.


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