Earnest is participating in Miss Texas pageant
posted on 07/05/2013

© Miss Texas / John Cheng

ALLEN, Texas, July 5, 2013 Acaa 2012 U.S. Olympic alternate Dakota Earnest of Plains, Texas, is not in Kansas City, Mo., competing at the 2013 U.S. Trampoline and Tumbling Championships because she is vying for a different title Acaa Miss Texas. Representing Hub City, Earnest is one of the contestants in the Miss Texas pageant at the Allen (Texas) Event Center, which wraps up on July 6 at 7 p.m.

Although she is one of the country's top female trampoline gymnasts, Earnest is singing in the talent portion of the pageant. Fans can watch the Miss Texas pageant live at http://www.misstexas.org.

Produced by the Miss Texas Pageant, Inc., the Miss Texas competition provides a statewide forum for today's young women to express their viewpoints, talents and accomplishments to audiences through the webcast and to the public at large during the ensuring year. Almost all contestants have either received or are in the process of earning college or postgraduate degrees and utilize Miss Texas scholarship awards for furthering their education. The competition was founded in 1936 by a group of civic minded citizens concerned about higher education.