Maria Cinti did not know it as she road in last year’s parade but later that day she would be crowned 2010 Pittston Tomato Festival Queen.File photo
Pittston Tomato Festival Queen 2009 Carmella Gubbiotti rides in last year’s parade.File photo
Five young women will vie for the title of Pittston Festival Queen 2011.
Maria Cinti, 2010 Queen, will crown the winner following the pageant Saturday afternoon, August 20, at 1:00 p.m. at the band shell.
The winner will receive a $500 scholarship, and runner-up, a $250 scholarship.
Scoring is based on on-stage interview, talent performance, personality, poise and appearance. Pageant coordinator is Angel S. Noone. Emcee is Dr. Joseph Lombardo, this year’s Tomato Festival Grand Marshal.
Contestants entered as of August 9 are:
School: Wyoming Area High School
Favorite Subjects: English, Writing and Communications
Interests: Competitive Dance and Cheerleading
Talent: Jazz Dance
Residence: Pittston Township
School: Pittston Area High School
Favorite Subjects: Algebra and English
Interests: Guitar and Cheerleading
School: Wyoming Valley West
Favorite Subjects: Social Studies and Civics
Interests: Cheerleading, Dance and Gymnastics
Talent: Acro Jazz
School: Lock Haven University
Favorite Subjects: Math
Interests: Cheerleading, Singing and Music
Residence: Mountain Top
School: Crestwood High School
Favorite Subjects: Science and English
Interests: Dance and work