Miss Florence, Miss Florence Teen and Miss Darlington crowned this past weekend
The Miss Florence, Miss Florence Teen and Miss Darlington Scholarship Pageants were held this past weekend in Florence. The new Miss Florence is McKenzie Jewett, a student at Columbia International University, the new Miss Florence Teen is Mary Ashlyn Page a student at Lugoff-Elgin High School and the new Miss Darlington is Tessa Arquette, a student at USC-Lancaster. The two Miss winners will advance to the Miss South Carolina Pageant, while the Teen winner will advance to the Miss South Carolina Teen Pageant. The pageants will all be held in Columbia at the Township Auditorium this summer. All three pageants are preliminaries to the Miss South Carolina Scholarship Pageant Organization.
Arquette won the swimsuit award in a black two-piece swimsuit, and talent award as she performed a high energetic clogging routine.
Miss South Carolina 2018 Davia Bunch emceed the event, while Miss Florence Teen 2018 Noel Dotson also entertained.
The Local Executive of the Miss Florence and Miss Darlington pageants is Charleston Thompson.