Anyone recognize any of these lovely ladies?
The Miss Rice Park competition was held in conjunction with a fashion show titled “Beautiful People in Fashions” to raise funds to improve Rice Park. Proceeds from this event went towards completing payments on a concession stand and tennis court construction. This event was held at Ripley High School and admission was $2 per person.
Miss Rice Park Contestants – Cynthia Harris, Sharon Watkins, and Trenice Currie.
Little Miss Rice Park Contestants – Kenya Toles, Vera Thompson, and Angela Pierson
And for the winners…
Little Miss Rice Park – Kenya Toles
Miss Rice Park – Cynthia Harris
– Source: The Lauderdale County Enterprise April 12, 1979 edition, The Lauderdale County Enterprise April 5, 1979 edition