EAST TEXAS POULTRY FESTIVAL QUEEN’S COURT
PREPARES FOR 2016 SCHOLARSHIP PAGEANT
The Shelby County Chamber of Commerce recently announced the East Texas Poultry Festival will be October 6-8 on the historic downtown square. One of several preliminary festivities is the Queen's Court Scholarship Pageant. The reigning East Texas Poultry Festival Queen, Camaryn Smith, will crown her successor on Saturday, October 1 on stage at Center High School.
The Queen's Court is comprised of young ladies entering their junior year in a Shelby County high school with a grade point average of 85 or above. According to Caroline Hutchins Corbell, committee chairman, information packets will be available with the start of school from the pageant School Sponsor on each high school campus. Students should listen for announcements on their own campus.
The East Texas Poultry Festival Queen's Court program encompasses a month of activities. The committee creates informational events for the candidates and their escorts to participate in to develop their interpersonal skills. The program develops responsibility, etiquette, interview skills, conversation skills and their individual personality in varied settings.
The Queen's Court season is made possible in part by Platinum Sponsor, Shelby Savings Bank. The Poultry Festival is presented by Farmers State Bank. Festival Gold Sponsors are City of Center and Tyson Foods.
The Shelby County Chamber of Commerce is organized to promote and advance economic enrichment and development, tourism, and the social and civic interest of Shelby County and adjoining areas. For additional information, please call 936.598.3682, email email@example.com or visit www.shelbycountychamber.com.