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?