North Bend sisters claim honors in pageant
September 27, 2011 · 2:19 PM
Sisters Emily, 5, and Abigail Hamilton, 8, of North Bend, recently competed in the National American Miss Pageant and came home winners.
Emily won several awards including first place for photogenic and best thank-you note and third runner-up in the talent competition. She also placed in the top 10 out of 47 contestants in the Princess division.
Abigail took second in the photogenic competition and third runner up in talent out of 67 contestants in the Junior Pre-Teen division.
The National American Miss pageants are dedicated to celebrating America’s greatness and encouraging its future leaders. Each year, the pageant awards one million dollars in cash, scholarships and prizes to recognize and assist the development of young women nationwide.