Rajvi Dave, daughter of Yogeshkumar and Sumita Dave of Rincon, was crowned Miss Ebenezer Middle School 2010 on Feb. 6. Dave is an 8th grader at EMS.
First runner up was Abigail Johnson, also an eighth grader and daughter of Eddie and Stephanie Johnson of Rincon. She also earned the highest GPA award and was voted Most Photogenic by the judges. The second runner up was Chandler Pate, an eighth grader and daughter of Lonnie and Kristin Pate of Springfield.
Miss Congeniality, voted on by the contestants at dress rehearsal, was Khylia Davis-Stapleton, an eighth grader and daughter of Tiffany Davis of Rincon. Taylor Johnson, a seventh grader and daughter of Jackie Johnson and Alice Mazurek of Rincon, earned the Highest Accelerated Reading Award.
This year’s pageant theme was “Groovin’ to the Beat.” The 26 contestants, dressed in outfits of their choice from the ’60s, ’70s and ’80s, performed a dance number to “Let’s Groove” to open the pageant production.
Pageant coordinators were teachers Brenda Reid, Shawn Baker, Lori Parker and Katie Helmly.