Miss Black USA Pageant Supports Youth Mentorship

The Phenomenal Women of Las Vegas in conjunction with the Miss Black USA Scholarship Pageant will open opportunities for teenagers in the community to meet the delegates of the upcoming pageant and to be mentored.

The organizers are accepting applications and will choose 38 girls between ages 14 and 18 to be paired with pageant competitors who will mentor them in style and other areas. The girls must be enrolled in a school in the Clark County.

The mentoring event will be held at William U. Pearson Community Center at 1625 N. Carey Ave. in North Las Vegas from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Fri., June 20. Deadline for applications is Mon., June 2.

The current crown belongs to Kalilah Allen-Harris. The new Miss Black USA will be crowned on Mon., June 23, at the Orleans Hotel & Casino Ballroom in Las Vegas. For more information, go to www.MissBlackUSA.org.

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