Glitter, Gowns and Crowns

You might remember that I tweeted about going on an adventure last week..(What? We're not twitter buddies? Here, let's fix that right now..) and so I have been waiting on the photos to arrive so I could share it with you.

I competed in a pageant, and ended up winning the title! It was a one day event, and quite the fun learning experience. I'm not a pageant girl by any means, but I had decided that this would be something fun to do, and good practice for speaking to audiences, which I'll be doing more of in the near future. The competition had three categories for which we were scored; Patriotic casual wear modeling, On stage introduction, and Evening Gown. I had a lot of fun, met some sweet girls, and walked away with a sparkling crown and the title of Miss Liberty 2011.

The competition started with the patriotic modeling, and onstage introductions

and then came the evening gown, and crowning!

Other current queens from different states came in to do the crowning for each of the 6 age categories.
(thanks to pageant paparazzi for the photos)

So there you have it, my pageant experience. With a title, comes responsibility, and so I plan on making a positive difference through my time as Miss Liberty. 

Have a wonderful week!


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Unknown said...

omg candice!! how exciting and of course how GORGEOUS you are in all the pictures :) xo

Candice said...

Thank you Cait! It was pretty fun :)

Sarah said...

That is so awesome! Congratulations on winning this beautiful title!!! And you are so beautiful!

Congrats again!
And have a nice day Miss Liberty! :)

xo, Sarah

Candice said...

Thanks, Sarah!! :) Hope you have a wonderful day also!!

Annie said...

congratulations, Candice! you look gorgeous and i love your outfits! how did you hear about this?

Sarah said...

Congratulations, lovely! :) Sounds just amazing. So glad you won the title! Definitely a great experience I'm sure. :)

Have a great week, gorgeous Miss Liberty. ;)

Brooke T said...

How exciting! I was going to ask you soon if you were going to share pictures!! You look beautiful and what a wonderful way to make a difference!

Jenni Austria Germany said...

of course you won! you look amazing!

Unknown said...

Congrats! Has anyone ever told you that you look Like Carrie Underwood?? Because you totally do!

Unknown said...

How gorgeous!!! You looked so beautiful!

Candice said...

@Annie Thank you! I had a good friend who was into pageants, and she gave me some information on it!

@Sarah Thanks, dear!

@Brooke Yes! It took them a bit to get the photos up..

@Jenni Thank you!! :)

@Jamie haha I get that a lot :) Thank you; she's gorgeous!

@Jennifer Thank you so much!

Jenny Strickland said...

Congratulations! You look beautiful!

Candice said...

Thank you Jenny!

Amanda Marshall said...

wow you're gorgeous!

Candice said...

Thanks, Amanda!! :)

Anonymous said...

Oh my gosh! I'm gone one weekend and I miss a ton of stuff. You owe me a skype sess.

Shay said...

You looked stunning- congratulations Ms Liberty:-)

Candice said...

Thanks, girls! :)

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