Miss Rain Day Pageant 2012
2012 Miss Rain Day Kendall Lewis is the 17 year old daughter of Mark and
Jennette Lewis of Carmichaels. She will be a senior in the fall at Carmichaels Area
Junior Senior High School where she is on the National Honor Society, and is a part
of the Senior High Student Council. Kendall dances for InMotion Dance and Fitness,
models for Curtain Call Dance Magazine, Super-Models Unlimited Magazine,
Woobie Wear, and is a model and hostess for Hot Rock TV. She plans to attend college and major in forensics.
Photo - Bruno & Bruno © 2013
On July 13, Kendall Lewis, Miss Rain Day 2012, sponsored a Walk with Miss Rain Day and the Rain Day Girls to End Alzheimer’s as her service project. Kendall is quite familiar with the disease as her grandmother Pat suffers from Alzheimer’s. The walk was a huge success with over 47 walkers participating. Kendall is close to reaching her goal of collecting $2,000 for the Alzheimer’s Association. She is pictured with Jennifer Faddis, Volunteer Walk Coordinator for Greene County, in turning in nearly $1,900. Donations are still being accepted and Forget Me Nots are still available. The Greene County Walk to End Alzheimer’s will be held on Saturday, Sept. 7 at Wana B Park. For more information, call Faddis at 724-710-0327 or Kendall at 724-880-6981if you would like to participate on “Team Lewis” in September.
Kendall Lewis, Miss Rain Day 2012 strongly believes “every child should smile on Christmas!” thus has organized a toy drive for the Greene County Leathernecks Toys for Tots. Emilia Bertugli, President of Rain Day Scholarship, Inc. (RDSI) stated “It is important for Miss Rain Day to give back to the community and RDSI encourages such worthwhile efforts.” NEW UNWRAPPED toys for both boys and girls will be collected through December 13th and can be dropped off at Classy Cuts Salon located at 1470 East High Street, Waynesburg. Monetary donations are accepted as well – checks can be made payable to WOTM. Cathy Hoskins agreed to be a drop off location because “as a business owner she is always striving to do whatever is possible to help our community in addition to being very proud of Kendall who is everything positive and has a great outlook on helping people who are less fortunate!”
Drop off location:
Classy Cuts in Waynesburg
Address: 1470 East High Street
Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00am-7:00pm and Saturday 10:00am-3:00pm
Phone number: 724-852-HAIR (724-852-4247)
Pictured from L to R: Cathy Hoskins and Kendall Lewis, Miss Rain Day 2012
For the full articles click here:
Observer-Reporter - 11/19/12
Herald Standard - 11/21/12
As seen in Pageantry Magazine - Winter 2012
Kendall, Miss Rain Day ready to start the Waynesburg Chamber of Commerce Christmas Parade
Kendall, Miss Rain Day with Crazy Dougie Wilson"
"Grand Marshalls: Kendall, Miss Rain Day, with the Jeff McCracken and Karen Behm (Charles "Joe" Behm)" and Miss Ohio - Elissa McCracken
2012 Chamber of Commerce Christmas Parade
2012 Downtown Waynesburg Holiday Open House
Elissa, Miss Ohio and Kendall, Miss Rain Day enjoying the festivities at the Holiday Open House!
Kendall, Miss Rain Day at WP&B's Holiday Open House!
Miss Ohio, Elissa McCracken & Miss Rain Day, Kendall Lewis made special a appearance at the Waynesburg Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet!
Kendall Lewis, Miss Rain Day 2012 and company at the Rain Day Festival!
A very special thank you to Kendall Lewis, Miss Rain Day 2012, along with Amanda Frampton, Tanya Phillips, Stephanie Mitchell, Nina Rivera and Floretta Chambers for lending a hand Saturday morning at the Rain Day 5K benefiting Habitat for Humanity!
On Friday, July 27th, Kendall Lewis, Miss Rain Day 2012 crowned Miss Golden Living Center Rain Day at Golden Living Center and participated in the festivities. More information can be found here.
Kendall Lewis, Miss rain Day 2012 stops by the Waynesburg Prosperous & Beautiful's Farmers Market in Downtown Waynesburg!
Kendall Lewis, Miss Rain Day 2012 stops by WANB to chat with "Crazy Dougie" Wilson! A special thank you goes out to Doug & WANB for conducting the contestants interviews!
2012 Miss Rain Day Pageant Slideshow Video
Miss Rain Day 2012 WANB Audio Interviews
Miss Rain Day 2011 - Joanna Allen
Miss Rain Day Crowned!
Miss Rain Day 2012 - Kendall Lewis
First Runner Up - Amanda Framption
Second Runner Up - Chelsea Coder
Third Runner Up - Abigail Walters
Fourth Runner Up - Christa Ziefel
Top Interview & Top Sportwear - Kendall Lewis
Top Talent - Amanda Frampton
Top Evening Gown - Kendall Lewis & Amanda Frampton
Academic Achievement - Floretta Chambers
Rain Maker - Amanda Frampton
John O'Hara - Chelsea Coder
Mss Photogenic - Nina Rivera
Pageantry Spirit - Tanya Phillips
Miss Personality - Christa Ziefel
Kelly Smotzer - Chelsea Coder
Remo C. Bertugli - Stephanie Mitchell
Miss Rain Day 2012 and her court, from L-R Christa Ziefel, Chelsea Coder, Kendall Lewis, Amanda Frampton and Abigail Walters.
Front: Loren Schroyer, Crown Bearer
Miss Rain Day 2012 Kendall Lewis, Top Interview, Top Sportswear and Tied for Top Evening Gown
Miss Rain Day 2012 Kendall Lewis with $2,500 Scholarship Certificate from Westmoreland County Community College
Amanda Frampton, 1st Runner-Up, Top Talent, Tied for Top Evening Gown and Rain Maker Award
Miss Rain Day 2012 Kendall Lewis and Amanda Frampton, Tied for Top Evening Gown
Chelsea Coder, 2nd Runner-Up, John O’Hara Essay Award and Kelly Smotzer Memorial Award
John O'Hara Essay Award - Chelsea Coder
Abigail Walters, 3rd Runner-Up
Christa Ziefel, 4th Runner-Up, Miss Personality Award
Floretta Chambers, Academic Achievement Award
Nina Rivera, Miss Photogenic Award
Tanya Phillips, Pageantry Spirit Award
The date of the 2012 Miss Rain Day Pageant is Sunday, July 22nd at 4:00 PM, WCHS.
Miss Rain Day Pageant 2012
Left to right: Loren Schroyer (crown bearer), Joanna Allen - Miss Rain Day, Rebecca Conklin, Kendall Lewis, Christa Ziefel, Abigail Walters, Floretta Chambers, Tanya Phillips, Stepanie Mitchell, Nina Rivera, Chelsea Coder, Carly Riggi, Amanda Frampton
Eleven young women from throughout Greene County gathered recently at the Glass Room in the Benedum Hall on the Waynesburg University campus to officially kick off their quest for the Miss Rain Day title.
These young ladies and their guests were treated to a dinner, courtesy of McCracken’s Pharmacy. Distinguished guests for the evening were Miss Joanna Allen, 2011 Miss Rain Day, Miss Loren Schroyer, 2012 Crown Bearer, and Miss Kelsey Landy, Miss PA International 2012.
The 34th annual Miss Rain Day Scholarship Pageant, sponsored by Rain Day Scholarship, Inc, will be held Sunday, July 22, at 4:00 p.m. in the Waynesburg Central High School auditorium.
The contestants will be judged on the basis of personal interview, sportswear, talent, and evening gown competitions.
Awards will be presented to those with top scores in these areas as well as Miss Personality, Miss Photogenic, the Kelly Smotzer Memorial Award, The Remo C. Bertugli Memorial Award, and new for this year, Scholastic Achievement Award. Participation awards will also be given to all contestants.
A Rain Maker Award will be presented to the contestant who collects the most scholarships, and the John O’Hara Award will be given to the contestant who composes the best essay on what Rain Day means to them.
Also new this year, is the offering of a tuition scholarship by Westmoreland County Community College. The scholarship may be applied to any of Westmoreland County Community College’s 65 associate degree programs that prepare students for careers or provide the first two years of the bachelor’s degree. Westmoreland County Community College President Daniel Obara noted “On behalf of our Greene County Education Center, Westmoreland County Community College is pleased to offer a tuition scholarship to this year’s Miss Rain Day pageant winner.”
In the next few weeks, the contestants will have their portrait taken courtesy of Bruno and Bruno photography, hold interviews with WANB Radio and “Crazy Dougie Wilson”, participate in a community service project and attend a special dinner and performance of “Annie” at the Benedum Center, Pittsburgh, PA. Limousine transportation to this event is being provided by Lewis Limousine.
The contestants will also spend an evening at the ball game watching the Washington Wild Things, volunteer their time at the Greene County Memorial Hospital Foundation Golf Outing and Rain Day 5K race.
After the pageant, Miss Rain Day 2012, her court and the contestants will participate in the Rain Day Festival on July 29, and the winners will perform for the festival goers.
Miss Rain Day 2011 Joanna Allen, the 17-year old daughter of George and Georgeanna Allen of Waynesburg, is guiding the 2012 contestants through their quest for the title and will relinquish the crown to one of this year’s contestant.
Those competing for the title and the schools they attend are as follows:
Floretta Chambers, the 17 year old daughter of Barry and Stephanie Chambers of Carmichaels; Carmichaels Area Junior Senior High School
Chelsea Coder, the 17 year old daughter of Dave and Cindy Coder of Waynesburg; Waynesburg Central High School
Rebecca Conklin, the 15 year old daughter of Rhonda Wolfe and Monty Stewart of Carmichaels; Carmichaels Area Junior Senior High School
Amanda Frampton, the 14 year old daughter of Stephen and Debra Frampton of New Freeport; West Greene High School
Kendall Lewis, the 16 year old daughter of Mark and Jennette Lewis of Carmichaels; Carmichaels Area Junior Senior High School
Stephanie Mitchell, the 15 year of daughter of Jim and Becky Mitchell of Carmichaels; Carmichaels Area Junior Senior High School
Tanya Phillips, the 16 year old daughter of Terry and Ethel Phillips of New Freeport; West Greene High School
Carly Riggi, the 14 year old daughter of John and Josey Riggi of Rices Landing; Jefferson Morgan Junior Senior High School
Nina Rivera, the 14 year old daughter of Chad and Eryan Coss of Waynesburg; Waynesburg Central High School
Abigail Walters, the 16 year old daughter of Greg and Dana Walters of Waynesburg; WaynesburgCentral High School
Christa Ziefel, the 17 year old daughter of David and Cathy Ziefel of Graysville; West Greene High School
2012 Miss Rain Day Contestants and guests enjoy the Kick-Off Banquet
Front Row: Amanda Frampton, Chelsea Coder, Nina Rivera, Loren Schroyer (Crown Bearer), Stephanie Mitchell, Tanya Phillips, Carly Riggi,
Center: Joanna Allen – Miss Rain Day 2011 & Kelsey Landy – Miss Pennsylvania International 2012
Back Row: Christa Ziefel, Kendall Lewis, Rebecca Conklin, Floretta Chambers, Abigail Walters
Kelsey Landy - Miss Pennsylvania International 2012, Loren Schroyer (Crown Bearer) and Joanna Allen - Miss Rain Day 2011
Miss Rain Day Scholarship Pageant Kick-Off Banquet
Tuesday, May 15th, 6:00 PM
Waynesburg University - Benedum Dining Hall - The Glass Room (enter via the cafeteria).
All contestants and thier special guest for the evening are invited! Begins promptly at 6:00 PM
Kick-off Banquet - 6:00 pm at Waynesburg University, Benedum Hall – The Glass Room
Kelsey Landy Miss Pennsylvania International 2012 will be our guest speaker at the Kick-Off Banquet! Click here to read Kelsey's bio.
Quote from Westmoreland County Community College President Daniel Obara:
“On behalf of our Greene County Education Center, Westmoreland County Community College is pleased to offer a tuition scholarship to this year’s Miss Rain Day pageant winner. The scholarship may be applied to any of WCCC’s 65 associate degree programs that prepare students for careers or provide the first two years of the bachelor’s degree."
"Official Photographer of the 2012 Miss Rain Day Pageant"