Miss Pee Dee and Miss Pee Dee Teen crowned this past weekend
The Miss Pee Dee Scholarship Organization crowned two new winners this past Saturday at the SIMT’s Pee Dee Electric Cooperative Auditorium. The new Miss Pee Dee is Daisy-Kate Grace a Charleston native and the new Miss Pee Dee Teen is Asiya Jordan from Florence and a sophomore at Wilson High School.
As a surprise at the pageant a new Miss Myrtle Beach was also crowned and she is Eliza Moore a Myrtle Beach native and a student at Anderson University. Both Miss winners walked away with $800 scholarships.
The Miss talent winner was Moore who performed a lyrical dance and the swimsuit winner was Grace who wore a one-piece black swimsuit.
The theme of the pageant was “A Royal Masquerade Ball” and entertainment was provided by KFA and the event was emceed by WBTW News 13’s Patsy Kelley.
Also during the event a tribute was given to honor the fallen officers of the recent Florence shootings. Miss Florence 2017 Christal Potter sang and all officers in attendance were recognized. The outgoing Miss Pee Dee Morgan Elvis also entertained at the pageant.
Also recognized at the event with the Spirit of Pageantry Award was Florence Councilman Glynn Willis.
Nikki Player serves as the Local Executive Director of the Miss Pee Dee Scholarship Organization and Julian Young is the Chairman of the Board.
All three winners will now advance to the Miss South Carolina Competition to be held in June in Columbia.