Pageant to be held Saturday evening in Gering

The Miss Western Nebraska/Miss Gering pageant will be going on Saturday evening at Gering High School.

A total of 21 girls will compete with 8 in the Teen Division and 13 in the Miss Division. Titles will be awarded for Miss Western Nebraska, Miss Gering, Miss Western Nebraska Outstanding Teen, and Miss Gering Outstanding Teen.

The pageant is a Miss America Organization sanctioned pageant and a title qualifies for a chance to compete for Miss Nebraska and Miss Nebraska's Outstanding Teen in North Platte in June, as well as awards winners with scholarship money provided by Platte Valley Companies.

The title of Miss Western Nebraska will also receive one full year tuition waver to Chadron State College. The pageant will be held in the Gering High School auditorium Saturday evening at 7pm. Tickets are $10 for adults and $7 for kids.

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