Flat Rock first-grader a finalist in state pageant

Staff Reports

Harmonie Green, 7, of Flat Rock, has been chosen as a state finalist in the National American Miss Indiana Pageant, which will be June 19 to 20 at the Marriott Downtown in Indianapolis.

Green, a first-grader at Southwestern Elementary School, is the daughter of Heather Green. Her activities include culinary art, singing and dancing. She also enjoys swimming and hiking.

The winner of the pageant will represent Indiana for the entire year, receive a $1,000 cash award, the official crown and banner, a bouquet of roses and air transportation to compete in the national pageant at Disneyland in California. The winner also will tour Hollywood.

National American Miss pageants are for girls ages 4 to 18, in five age groups. Contestants compete in four categories, formal wear modeling, personal introduction, interview and community service project. National American Miss also offers optional contests such as the Top Model Search, talent and actress.

Each year, the pageant awards thousands of scholarships and prizes to recognize and assist in the development of girls nationwide.

The National American Miss Pageant system’s focus is to create future leaders and to equip them with real-world skills to make their dreams a reality.