First Posted: 6/15/2008
Applications are now available for the 2008 Miss Tomato Festival Queen Scholarship pageant, which will be held at the Pittston Tomato Festival on Saturday, August 23.
The winner will receive a $500 scholarship and the first runner up will receive a $250 scholarship.
All participants will receive several gifts. Scoring is based on an interview, stage performance/talent that may include a commercial for the Festival, a song, dance, etc.
Entrants are not required to be from the Pittston area.
To be eligible you need to be single, between the ages of 14-19, and available to compete Saturday, August 23 at 4:30.
Each entrant is invited to ride in the Saturday morning parade, however it is not required.
The 2008 winner will, of course, be required to be at the Festival to meet and greet guests through the conclusion of the Festival on Sunday night.
You are not required to be from Pittston.
Applicants are available at Pittston City Hall 35 Broad St., The Greater Pittston Chamber of Commerce, William Street and Kennedy Boulevard or by calling 883-9944.
Please leave a message with your complete mailing address, age, name and phone number.
There is a $30 entrance fee and proof of age is required.
Deadline for applicants is August 9.