Racing Commissioner Announces Michigan Equestrian Princess Pageant

Apr 10, 2001, 01:00 ET from State of Michigan Office of Racing Commissioner

    LIVONIA, Mich., April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The Annual Michigan Equestrian
 Princess Pageant is scheduled to take place at the Michigan State Fairgrounds
 on June 9, 2001, under the coordination of the Michigan Office of Racing
 Commissioner (ORC).  Applications for the pageant have been distributed to
 school districts all over Michigan.
     "We are looking for young women from across the state to compete for the
 title of Michigan Equestrian Princess," said Commissioner Bacola.  "The event
 is designed to identify high school juniors and seniors who will best
 represent and promote the equine and horse racing industry in Michigan,"
 continued Bacola.
     Candidates will be evaluated in the following areas:
     *  Involvement with equine or horse racing activities.
     *  Academic record and extracurricular activities.
     *  Volunteer work and community involvement.
     *  Interview and speaking skills.
     *  Poise and appearance.
 
     The annual scholarship event will begin with preliminary interviews to be
 held in various cities throughout the state.  Semi-finalists chosen from those
 interviews will participate in the pageant at the State Fair Auditorium of the
 Community Arts Building.  All semi-finalist contestants will receive
 certificates and prize awards.  The individual crowned as Michigan's
 Equestrian Princess will receive a scholarship award, along with prizes
 sponsored by Michigan businesses and organizations.
     All applications must be submitted to the ORC by April 30, 2001.
     For more information regarding the Michigan Equestrian Princess Pageant,
 you may contact the ORC at 734-462-2400.
 
 

SOURCE State of Michigan Office of Racing Commissioner
    LIVONIA, Mich., April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The Annual Michigan Equestrian
 Princess Pageant is scheduled to take place at the Michigan State Fairgrounds
 on June 9, 2001, under the coordination of the Michigan Office of Racing
 Commissioner (ORC).  Applications for the pageant have been distributed to
 school districts all over Michigan.
     "We are looking for young women from across the state to compete for the
 title of Michigan Equestrian Princess," said Commissioner Bacola.  "The event
 is designed to identify high school juniors and seniors who will best
 represent and promote the equine and horse racing industry in Michigan,"
 continued Bacola.
     Candidates will be evaluated in the following areas:
     *  Involvement with equine or horse racing activities.
     *  Academic record and extracurricular activities.
     *  Volunteer work and community involvement.
     *  Interview and speaking skills.
     *  Poise and appearance.
 
     The annual scholarship event will begin with preliminary interviews to be
 held in various cities throughout the state.  Semi-finalists chosen from those
 interviews will participate in the pageant at the State Fair Auditorium of the
 Community Arts Building.  All semi-finalist contestants will receive
 certificates and prize awards.  The individual crowned as Michigan's
 Equestrian Princess will receive a scholarship award, along with prizes
 sponsored by Michigan businesses and organizations.
     All applications must be submitted to the ORC by April 30, 2001.
     For more information regarding the Michigan Equestrian Princess Pageant,
 you may contact the ORC at 734-462-2400.
 
 SOURCE  State of Michigan Office of Racing Commissioner