Youth recognized

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SALUDA COUNTY CATTLEMENS ASSOCIATION  2017 SCHOLARSHIPS were awarded by Randall Maffet, center, to Megan Corley, left, and Mathew Nicholson, right. Recipient Rebekah Perry is not pictured.

Tigers Sign With Newberry

  Newberry College Wolves signed four Saluda High football players on National Signing Day, Feb. 7.
  Tigers signing were defensive lineman Ashton Parkman; Demond Johnson a defensive back from that was twice named All-Region and played in the North-South All-Star game; Sam Padget was named Saluda HS’s Most Improved Defensive Player; Daquain Brunson is an All-Region defensive back and a three-sport athlete.

Local Young Lady Competes

for the 2018 Miss Teen Title

  Endia Johnson of Saluda was recently selected to participate in the 2018 Miss Teen pageant competition taking place on Sunday, February 25, 2018.
  Endia learned of her acceptance into this year’s competition when the pageant announced their selections following interviews in the local area. Endia submitted an application and participated in her interview session conducted by this year’s Pageant Coordinator.
  Endia will compete for her share of thousands of dollars in prizes and specialty gifts distributed to contestants. Of the four age divisions including young ladies ages 7 through 20, she will compete in the Miss Teen division. In each of these divisions, contestants compete in modeling routines including casual wear and formal wear. Most importantly, Endia will display her personality while interviewing with this year’s judging panel. ln each phase of the competition, the panel uses personality as the number one criteria for judging.
   If Endia were to win the title of Miss Teen she would represent her community at the National Pageant taking place in Orlando, Florida. Each winner receives an expense paid trip to Orlando for six days and tive nights. At the National Competition, contestants from around the nation compete for their share of over $30,000.00 in prizes.
  Community businesses, organizations, and private individuals will assist Endia in participating in this year’s competition by becoming an official sponsor for her. Through sponsorship, each contestant receives all the necessary training, rehearsals and financial support, which will allow Endia the confidence and preparation for this year’s Preliminary Pageant.
  Any business, organization, or private individual interested in becoming a sponsor to Endia may contact the Miss Teen Pageant Coordinator at l-877-910-4190.
  Endia is the daughter of Ruben and Tonya Johnson. She is the granddaughter of Dwight and Emmie Mae Hall. Endia is an honor student and athlete at Saluda High School.