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Saturday, 13 August, 2011 12:27 PM

The Parade Company seeks applicants for its Princess Scholarship Program

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America's Thanksgiving Parade Queen Makayla McCoskey at the 2011 Target Fireworks VIP Rooftop Party.

 

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DETROIT – For its third annual year, The Parade Company is pleased to continue its Princess Scholarship program. The winner, who is crowned the America’s Thanksgiving Parade® Queen, will receive $1000 in scholarship money, and the four runner-ups, who will be designated as the Princess Court, will receive $250 each in scholarship money.

This exciting program offers more than just a scholarship as the America’s Thanksgiving Parade® Queen and Princess court will have the opportunity to ride in the 85th America’s Thanksgiving Parade on the Princess Fairy Tale float. In addition to being a part of the parade, the Queen will be crowned during a special Princess Brunch, receive VIP access to all Parade Company events throughout the year, such as Target Fireworks VIP Rooftop Party, VIP Pancake Breakfast, Parade Preview Party and Hob Nobble Gobble®.

Applicants must be full-time female students, currently enrolled in an accredited college or university in the State of Michigan, or be a high school senior. In addition, all applicants must have a cumulative G.P.A. of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, must be 17-23 years old as of September 9, 2011, and must be committed to serving as Parade Princess from October 2011 to October 2012.

Applicants are judged based on academics, campus and community involvement, personality and knowledge of America’s Thanksgiving Parade, as well as their completed application and interview. Interested candidates must fill out the application and pay the $25 application fee to the Parade Company by September 9, 2011.

Please note that the winner must be present at the Princess Brunch on Thursday, October 8 in order to win, in addition to being present at the Volunteer and Interview Day on Saturday, September 17 from 9- 3 p.m. and at America’s Thanksgiving Parade® from 8 a.m.- 12 p.m.
The application and additional information on the program can be found at www.theparade.org. For more information, please contact CarolAnn at cbarbb@theparade.org or at (313) 432-7831.

About The Parade Company

Founded in 1984, The Parade Company is a not-for-profit organization governed by the Michigan Thanksgiving Parade Foundation whose board of directors is comprised of key civic and corporate leaders in the greater Detroit region. The Parade Company is celebrating 85 years of Parade tradition in Detroit. The mission is to fund, create and execute the best family events in metro Detroit. The Parade Company staff, the board of directors and thousands of parade volunteers work year-round to bring a wide variety of magnificent events to the City of Detroit, each year, including the Target Fireworks, Fifth Third Turkey Trot and America's Thanksgiving Parade®.

Source: The Parade Company

Click here to download the application for the Princess Scholarship Program (PDF)

 

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McCoskey with her three princesses at the America's Thanksgiving Parade Preview Party.

 

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