The second Shining Star Pageant took place Aug. 11 in the auditorium at Elkins High School.
That evening, 19 contestants competed in front of a large crowd for the chance to be crowned Miss or Mister Shining Star.
Director Tina Corcoran and Assistant Director Alexandria Corcoran said the pageant was a great success.
From left, back row, are Little Mister Shining Star Dillan Jarrett, Tiny Miss Shining Star Johnna Mollenax, Mister Shining Star Josh Howell, Miss Shining Star Laura Jones and Teen Mister Shining Star Isaiah Meloy; front row, Teen Miss Shining Star Laken McDonald and Little Miss Shining Star Selena Robinette.
"The amazing smiles on the faces of the contestants as they were crowned made all the long hours and hard work worth every single moment," they said.
They added that they appreciated help from a number of volunteers, including Emily and Allison Louk; Katie Harris; Tammy, Callie and Harley Arbogast; Mike and AJ Elmore; Holly Harper; Krista Ellis; April Tallman; Devan, Olivia and Paula Snyder; Jennifer Westfall; Katye Trexler; Beverly McLaughlin; and Suzanne Shaffer.