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Southland Academy’s Miss SAR pageant quickly approaches: March 11

AMERICUS — The Miss SAR Pageant is quickly approaching. Seven young women will be vying for the 2016 crown at 7 p.m. March 11 in the Melvin T. Kinslow gymnatorium on Southland’s campus. This contest is a pageant with all proceeds going toward the Thomas Greene and Madeline Wildes tuition scholarship funds.
This year’s contestants are the following: Senior Cynthia Jones, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Sims Jones of Americus; Senior Olivia Payne, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Andy Payne of Weston; Senior Jordan Sanders, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Chad Norton and Phil Sanders, all of Americus; and Senior Kelley Stapleton, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Owen Stapleton of Richland; Junior Addie Cook, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Cook of Americus; Junior Sydney Copeland, daughter of Melanie Copeland and Clay Copeland, all of Americus; and Junior Lauren Barthell, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mike Barthell of Americus.
The contestants are working hard to prepare for the pageant. Mark the date on your calendar, and come out to support these young women as well as the scholarship funds.