Frann Brooks Griffin from Winston Salem crowned winner MS NC Senior America 2018
Saturday, April 28th, the MS North Carolina Senior America Pageant was the center of excitement for fourteen beautiful and talented senior ladies from the state of North Carolina. Frann Brooks Griffin from Winston Salem was honored with the title and crown of “Ms. North Carolina Senior America 2018.” Marilyn Pergerson from Greensboro was the 1st Runner Up. With the title, Griffin will represent North Carolina in Atlantic City, NJ. She and other state Queens will compete for the National title of Ms. Senior America 2018-19 during the week of October 14th through October 19th.
Marilyn Pergerson of Greensboro was chosen as 1st runner up; Patsy Aldred of Durham was 2nd runner up; and Margie Flowers from Whiteville was 3rd runner-up.
PICTURED: Queen and Court, left to right: Patsy Aldred, 2nd Runner Up; Frann Griffin, Ms NC SA 2018; Marilyn Pergerson, 1st Runner Up; Margie Flowers, 3rd Runner Up
Hostesses were Directors, Beverly A. Wetherbie, Ms Virginia Senior America 2005, Judy Kelley, Ms North Carolina Senior America 2000 and Sarah Daffron, Ms North Carolina Senior America 2010. Greg Barnes from ABC11 News was Master of Ceremonies. Entertainment was provided by Carolyn Slade Harden, Ms Senior America 2017.
An attendance of over 200 were at the event in Owens Auditorium, Sandhills Community College, Pinehurst. Proceeds from the door admissions will be used to sponsor Frann Brooks Griffin at the National Pageant in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
Frann’s mother, Sarah Brooks who is 90 years old, holds the title of Ms NC Senior America 1998 and will accompany her daughter to Atlantic City in October.
The North Carolina Senior America Pageant is a non-profit organization which seeks to enhance the image of women who have reached the “Age of Elegance”, 60 years or better. This Pageant honors the gracious woman who best exemplifies dignity, maturity, and inner beauty. For further information on becoming a candidate or sponsor for the Senior America 2019 Pageant call State Co-Directors Bev Wetherbie 910-944-8171, Judy Kelley 910-328-3671, Sarah Daffron 336-549-7249 or visit Senior America’s websites www.senioramerica.org and www.ncsenioramerica.com.