10/11/2012 5:01:00 PM Miss Blythe Pageant fast approaching
Special to the Times
BLYTHE - The 2013 Miss Blythe Scholarship Pageant is scheduled for Oct. 20 in the Palo Verde College Performing Arts Theatre. Tickets for the event are available from each of the seven contestants and at the Blythe Area Chamber of Commerce at their new location on Spring Street.
The seven contestants competing for the 2013 title include: Traci Romero, Reba Goodwin, Heidi Coomes, Ariana Tribby, Karys Downes, Bianca Saldivar, and Ariel Ramirez.
Today The Miss Blythe Committee would like to introduce to you five more of the seven contestants.
Contestant #3 is Heidi Coomes. Heidi is 21 and her platform is "An Emphasis on the Arts." She enjoys oil painting, reading, practicing yoga and gardening. She will be performing a monologue during the talent competition.
Contestant #4 is Ariana Tribby. Ariana is a 17-year-old senior at Palo Verde High School. She is involved in 4-H, volunteerism and enjoys riding her horses. She is currently spearheading a fundraiser to raise $60,000 for the high school pool to install a sun shade. Her Platform is "Skin Cancer Awareness and Prevention." She will be performing a mambo dance during the talent competition.
Contestant #5 is Karys Downes. Karys is 17 and a senior at Palo Verde High School. Her platform is "Raise Awareness and Educate on Alzheimer's Disease." She enjoys singing, friends and family, and animals. She will be singing in the talent portion of the competition.
Contestant #6 is Bianca Saldivar. Bianca is a 17-year-old senior at Palo Verde High School. She is involved in cheerleading, sports, dance, acrobats, family and friends. Her Platform is "The Awareness of Phenylketonuria." She will be performing an acrobatic dance during the talent competition.
Contestant #7 is Ariel Ramirez. Ariel is 18 and a first year student at Palo Verde Community College. She enjoys family and friends, playing the piano, working out and church activities. Her platform is "Teaching the Power of Service to Young Girls." She will be playing the piano in the talent portion of the competition.
Also performing at the pageant will be Miss Blythe, Celeste Velarde, and Miss Blythe Outstanding Teen, Cristina Bequer and the Miss Blythe Princesses. There will also be other entertainers at the event including Miss California 2012 Leah Cecil.