Local teen to compete in pageant

Autumn Busse, daughter of Henry and Christine Busse of Petersburg, was recently selected to participate in the 2014 Miss Teen Youngstown/Cleveland/Akron pageant competition today. She learned of her acceptance into this year’s competition when the pageant announced their selection’s following interviewing in the local area.

Autumn will be competing for her share of thousands of dollars in prizes and specialty gifts. She will be competing in the Miss Teen division, one of four divisions that will have young ladies, ages 7 and 19 competing in modeling routine’s which include casual and formal wear.

If Autumn were to win the title of Miss Teen Youngstown/Cleveland/Akron, she would represent local area and surrounding communities at the national competition that will take place in Orlando, Fla., featuring over $30,000 in prizes.

Community businesses, organizations, and private individuals assisting Autumn in participating in this year’s competition as sponsors include Dr. David Vitko of Columbiana, Lil Miss, Big Miss Boutique of Columbiana, DC Graphics Sign Shop of New Middletown, and C & M Trucking of Petersburg.

Any business, organization or private individuals interested in becoming a sponsor to Autumn may contact the Miss Teen Youngstown/Cleveland/Akron pageant coordinator at 800-403-6678.