New River teen to compete in Phoenix pageant
Staff Report ~ 1/27/2010

Emiele Eardley of New River was recently selected to participate in Nationals' 2010 Miss Jr.
Teen Phoenix pageant competition that will take place Feb. 6.
Eardley submitted an application and took part in an interview session.
By being selected she earned the right to compete for her share of thousands of dollars in prizes and gift that will be distributed to contestants.
Eardley will be competing in the Miss Jr. Teen division, one of four divisions that will have young ladies between the ages of 7 and 19 competing in modeling routines which include casual wear and formal wear. Contestants will also display their personality and interviewing skills while interviewing with this year's Phoenix judging panel.
Personality is the number one aspect that each contestant is judged on during all phases of competition.
The winner of Miss Jr. Teen Phoenix, would represent Phoenix and the surrounding communities at the Cities Of America National Competition that will take place in Orlando. More than $60,000 in prizes and awards will be presented at the National Competition while each winner receives an expense paid trip of five nights and six days in Orlando.
Community businesses, organizations, and private individuals can assist Eardley in participating in this year's competition by becoming an official sponsor to her. Through sponsorship, each contestant receives all the necessary training, rehearsals, and financial support to help them prepare for the pageant.
For information on becoming a sponsor call pageant coordinator, Natalie Michelle at 1-800-569-2487.