Crowning glory at First Annual Greater Millsboro and Mid-Sussex Pageant

GUMBORO – Pageantry was on display March 11 at the inaugural Little, Young, and Jr. Miss Greater Millsboro/Mid-Sussex pageant held at the Gumboro Community Center.

Contestant ages ranged from 4-12 years.

From left, Bristol Wilgus (Congeniality winner), Talia Moutzalias (Young Miss Mid-Sussex County, Sadie Harp (Little Miss Mid-Sussex County), Juliette Anger (Young Miss Greater Millsboro), Ava Brock (Random Acts of Kindness winner); Emerson Wright (Jr. Miss Greater Millsboro), and Alison Swartz (Jr. Miss Mid-Sussex County).

The young ladies competed in the categories of interview, sportswear, fitness, talent, dress wear and on-stage question.

The Miss Greater Millsboro and Mid-Sussex pageant is a local pageant with a goal of promoting confidence, communication skills and sense of community in young ladies living in Sussex County.

Crowned during the pageant were: Talia Moutzalias (Young Miss Mid-Sussex County); Sadie Harp (Little Miss Mid-Sussex County); Juliette Anger (Young Miss Greater Millsboro); Emerson Wright (Jr. Miss Greater Millsboro); and Alison Swartz (Jr. Miss Mid-Sussex County).

The titleholders immediately made their first appearances by attending the Miss Delaware Princess Tea Party held at the Duncan Center in Dover on March 17. They will also be volunteering with the Gumboro Community Center egg hunt on March 24 and the Greater Millsboro Chamber of Commerce egg hunt of March 31.

The titleholders are available throughout the year to make appearances and volunteer at community events. To request an appearance or assistance with an event from this group of young ladies, contact Katie Berna, Greater Millsboro/Mid-Sussex Pageants director at:

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