This weekend was a whirlwind of activity! As you know, Cortney participated in the Illinois Miss Amazing Pageant, on Saturday. It was a very organized event run by a host of wonderful volunteers. The participants had to take part in an interview process, where the 4 judges ask them various questions about themselves. My girl tends to get shy and clam up. But her helper, Jasmine said that she shook her shyness by the second judge and answered the rest of the questions.
She was coached on how to introduce herself. Many of the gals in attendance could recite long paragraphs. Cort was able to tell everyone her name and give them her million dollar smile.
She adored the attention,loved having her picture taken all day, and was excited to meet the other girls. :)
It was an amazing experience (no pun intended) for her. For us. The stories the girls and women shared were beautiful and heart warming. It once again reminded us that everyone deserves a chance to shine.
And shine, she did.
She didn't win. But in my book she was the winner from the moment we stepped into the pageant doors.
Have a sweet day my friends, and thank you for letting me share. :)