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2023 Juneteenth Pageant Application

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2023 Juneteeth Pageant Guidelines

-Pageant is open to African American Students in grades 6 through 12 who attend school in the City of Allentown
        Jr. Juneteenth King and Queen (Grades 6 through 8)
        Juneteenth King and Queen (Grades 9 through 12)

- Contestants are required to be present during the celebration on 6/17/23 at Cedar Beach Park

- Pageant winners are encouraged to dress in formal wear for the crowning ceremony

- Contestants are encouraged to wear cultural attire for the crowning ceremony

- Good Sportsmanship is required at all times by the contestants, parents and guests. 

- Contestants must submit application by May 30th, 2023. King and Queen pageant winners will be selected by June 5th, 2023

- Juneteenth Educational Grants will be awarded to both King and Queen pageant winners

Contestants will be judged by:

- 1 page essay on one of the following topics:

1. What does Juneteenth mean to you?

2. Describe how you can incorporate Juneteenth into your community and school?

3. Do you think Juneteenth has made a difference in the lives of African American people?

4. Since June 19th, 1865, when the proclamation was declared in your opinion have you seen any change?

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