Miss Chesterfield County Fair Princess Pageant event had to be moved from the fair stage to the auditorium at L.C. Bird High School due to the number of entries. The first-ever event was held last Saturday and with 40 entries, pageant director, Brenda White, was very pleased with how well the girls performed.
There were four categories with each being judged on Fun Personality Wear and Evening/Dressy Wear.
Courtney Haywood, Miss Charlottesville’s Outstanding Teen 2012, performed two songs during intermission and a dance group from Dance Xplosion, performed a routine.
Master of Ceremonies was Terri McKenney. Judges were Jessica Fee, Bridget Lundberg, Linda Scarborough and Sierra Farley. Jaclyn Brophy and Suzanne Fee were auditors.
Assisting with the crowing were Courtney Haywood, Whitney Haywood, Little Miss Relay for Life 2012, and Ann Garland King, Miss Preteen Virginia International 2012.
Mackenzie Merritt was crowned Miss Tiny Princess. She is the three-year-old daughter of Christopher and Ryan Merritt, of Midlothian. Kenzie attends Brandermill Church Pre-School.
Mackenzie Kirsh was crowned Miss Little Princess. She is the eight-year-old daughter of Caroline and Kevin Kirsh, of Midlothian. She attends Robious Elementary School.
Jordan Daniel was crowned Miss Preteen Princess. She is the 11-year-old daughter of Ashlee McCabe, of Midlothian. Jordan attends Bailey Bridge Middle School.
Ellen “Ellie” Miller was crown Miss Jr. Princess. She is the 16-year-old daughter of Melinda Miller, of Chesterfield. Ellie attends Matoaca High School.
For more information on the 2013 Pageants visit www.chesterfieldcountyfair.org .