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TO CONGRATULATE THE WINNERS OF THE 2020 LITTLE MISS & TEEN MISS SOUTH CAROLINA PAGEANT; TO COMMEND THE DISCIPLINE, ASPIRATIONS, AND ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE THAT HAVE ENABLED THEM TO REPRESENT THE PALMETTO STATE WITH DIGNITY AND POISE; AND TO APPLAUD THE PAGEANT ON THE OCCASION OF ITS FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY.
Whereas, the South Carolina House of Representatives is pleased to learn that the Little Miss & Teen Miss South Carolina Pageant, founded in 1971 by the late Linda Floyd in Sumter, is celebrating its fiftieth anniversary; and
Whereas, one of South Carolina's oldest pageant systems for children and young adults, the Little Miss & Teen Miss South Carolina Pageant promotes community service, academic excellence, and good sportsmanship while encouraging poise and positive self-esteem in its contestants; and
Whereas, more than $30,000 in scholarships was awarded at the 2020 state pageant, in addition to the beautiful crowns, scepters, trophies, monogrammed banners, and other prizes that were given; and
Whereas, partnered with Prisma Health Children's Hospital, the Little Miss & Teen Miss South Carolina Pageant and its contestants raised over $29,000 for the hospital during the 2020 pageant year, culminating in a total of $460,000 raised since the partnership began in 2002; and
Whereas, during the 2020 Little Miss & Teen Miss South Carolina Pageant, the following young ladies were crowned: Kennedy Fair (Little Miss South Carolina), Kursten Long (Young Miss South Carolina), Allie Carroll (Little Miss South Carolina Overall Queen), Nevaeh Woodson (Little Miss South Carolina Overall Sweetheart), Kenedi Board (Teen Miss South Carolina), Lillie Catherine Hyman (South Carolina's Outstanding Teen), Sarah Adkins (Young Miss Teen South Carolina), Sloan Catron (Wee Miss Tiny Tot South Carolina), Scarlett Shockley-Phillips (Little Miss Tiny Tot South Carolina), Tatum McAlhaney (Little Miss South Carolina Overall Princess), Mary Claire Murdock (Wee Miss South Carolina), and Raelyn Barfield (Little Miss South Carolina 2-6 Overall Sweetheart); and
Whereas, the 2021 Little Miss & Teen Miss South Carolina Pageant will be held in the All-American City of Hartsville from July 12 through July 17, 2021. The House extends best wishes to all the 2021 contestants as they compete, and the members look forward to hearing of continued fine achievements on the part of the 2020 contestants in the years ahead. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the House of Representatives:
That the members of the South Carolina House of Representatives, by this resolution, congratulate the winners of the 2020 Little Miss & Teen Miss South Carolina Pageant; commend the discipline, aspirations, and academic excellence that have enabled them to represent the Palmetto State with dignity and poise; and applaud the pageant on the occasion of its fiftieth anniversary.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be presented to the winners of the 2020 Little Miss & Teen Miss South Carolina Pageant and pageant director Dana Dittman.
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