Applications are being accepted for Miss Teen Nueces County 2008. The young woman selected will become an ambassador from Nueces County and receive an official title and sash.

Miss Teen Nueces County will also represent the county at the Miss Teen Texas Pageant at the Scottish Rite Auditorium in San Antonio from April 11-13.

Teen contestants will compete in personal interview, fitness wear, fun fashion wear and evening gown competitions. There is no talent or swimsuit competition.

The young lady crowned Miss Teen Texas will receive a scholarship and prize package valued at more than $15,000 and the opportunity to represent Texas at the 2007 Miss Teen International Pageant.

The current reigning Miss Teen Texas is Kari Beth Langbein of Comfort. Kari Beth speaks to children and teens about peer support and peer pressure and has partnered with The Young Life Organization to promote her cause.

Teenage ladies living in Nueces County who are single and between the ages of 13 and 18 are eligible.

Anyone interested in applying should request a biography form by writing Miss Teen Texas International Pageant, 14427 Brookhollow, Suite 197, San Antonio, Texas, 78232.

For more information, call (210) 403-0589, e-mail Kristin@TexasInternationalPageants.com or visit www.missteentexasinternational.com.