2014 Eastern Maine Pageant Queens Chosen

Lincoln's Sarah Hanington, Eastern Maine Miss Congeniality and Junior Miss Eastern Maine Photogenic Queen. (Submitted photo). 

Baileyville, Maine--April 12, 2014:  Outstanding young ladies from all across eastern Maine recently competed for prestigious Eastern Maine Pageant titles in Baileyville.  Each competed in three phases of competition for the right to wear home the crown.  These consisted of an interview with judges, onstage self-introduction, and formal wear.

Queens were chosen in Little Miss, Junior Miss, and Teen Miss categories.  Each queen wore home a gorgeous crown and custom embroidered satin sash and carried home a beautiful trophy.  As well, each will represent her community at numerous events, festivities, and parades throughout her reign. The Teen Miss and Junior Miss Eastern Maine Pageant Queens will have their entry paid to the 2015 Miss Maine Academic Pageant, where they will compete to earn college scholarships on August 16th in Saco. 

Contestants also had the opportunity to compete in optional competitions.  These were judged by a separate panel of judges and scores from these competitions had no bearing on the outcome of the pageant.  Optional competitions consisted of photogenic, modeling, and talent.

From Machias, Regan Bragg is the new Teen Miss Eastern Maine, and she also won the title of Teen Miss Eastern Maine Photogenic Queen.  Abigail Quintela from Lincoln was awarded the title of Teen Miss Eastern Maine Talent Queen for her lyrical dance.

In the Junior Miss division, Andie Lovejoy from Columbia wore home the pageant title.  From Lincoln, Sarah Hanington won the title of Junior Miss Eastern Maine Photogenic Queen and was voted Miss Congeniality. Allison Morton from Lincoln won the Junior Miss Eastern Maine Modeling Queen title. The title of Junior Miss Eastern Maine Talent Queen for her rendition of the song "Tomorrow" was awarded to Aleah Perfect from Mattawamkeag.

Eliza Jack from Baileyville is the new Little Miss Eastern Maine. Eliza is also the Little Miss Eastern Maine Modeling Queen and the Little Miss Eastern Maine Talent Queen, for her tap dance routine. The Little Miss Eastern Maine Photogenic Queen was awarded to Kallee Parent from Caribou.

The Eastern Maine Pageant offers young ladies a positive atmosphere to vie for numerous titles, helps them build their self-confidence and develop their speaking ability, all while promoting volunteerism - a true example of the best in pageantry. For more information email easternmaine@hotmail.com and to view additional pageant photos,  join the Eastern Maine Pageant fan page on Facebook.