Working on posing, poise and public speaking, five young locals are in the midst of preparing for the second annual Miss/Miss Teen City of Bishop Pageant competition, which will be held next month.
This year’s contestants, all from Bishop, will compete for Miss City of Bishop and Miss Teen City of Bishop crowns starting at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 2 in the Bishop Union High School auditorium.
However, until the 2013-14 royalty is announced, 2012-13’s Miss City of Bishop Kristina Blum and Miss Teen City of Bishop Indica Morgenstein, still reign.
On Oct. 15, during their final quarterly report Mayor Pro Tem Jim Ellis said the young women had “set a standard” for their successors.” In fact, they “set the bar so high,” said Mayor Laura Smith, that she presented Blum and Morgenstein with Outstanding Community Service awards.
Pageant founder and coordinator Kristina Roberts said, “It is a joy and honor to know you both. I can’t tell you how proud I am of you. You are exceptional women.”
Read more in the Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013 edition of The Inyo Register.