The Miss Apple Blossom Pageant of the Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival ® planned for Saturday, November 15, 2014, has been cancelled due to unforeseen scheduling conflicts. The event has been rescheduled for January 17, 2015, to be held at 7 p.m. at Daniel Morgan Middle School. Tickets previously purchased for the event will be honored at that time. Tickets for the rescheduled event may be purchased at the Festival office or at the door.
The pageant’s winner will be the hostess for the 88th Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival ® and compete in the Miss Virginia Pageant in June. Miss Apple Blossom Outstanding Teen will be crowned the same evening along with the Teens in Training program that has been newly established in the state.
Last year’s Apple Blossom’s Teen Casey Shepard was crowned Miss Virginia’s Outstanding Teen and placed third at Miss America’s Outstanding Teen. Emily Kinsey is Virginia’s Outstanding Preteen, and Elizabeth Martin, Miss Apple Blossom Festival was 2nd runner up to Miss Virginia. Scholarships and prize packages can be viewed on the Festival website along with applications and guidelines. The Pageant is sponsored by Loudoun Mutual Insurance.