Contestants in the Miss Hilton Head Island Pageant, including Anna  Holloway, center, and Samee Cannon, foreground, rehearse the opening  number Friday. Fifteen women are competing in the contest -- a  preliminary to the Miss America pageant -- that will crown both a Miss  Hilton Head Island and a Miss Teen Hilton Head Island. The event kicks  off at 7 p.m. today  at the Hilton Head Island High School Visual and  Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $20 and are available at the door.
Contestants in the Miss Hilton Head Island Pageant, including Anna Holloway, center, and Samee Cannon, foreground, rehearse the opening number Friday. Fifteen women are competing in the contest -- a preliminary to the Miss America pageant -- that will crown both a Miss Hilton Head Island and a Miss Teen Hilton Head Island. The event kicks off at 7 p.m. today at the Hilton Head Island High School Visual and Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $20 and are available at the door. Jay Karr, Staff photo
Contestants in the Miss Hilton Head Island Pageant, including Anna Holloway, center, and Samee Cannon, foreground, rehearse the opening number Friday. Fifteen women are competing in the contest -- a preliminary to the Miss America pageant -- that will crown both a Miss Hilton Head Island and a Miss Teen Hilton Head Island. The event kicks off at 7 p.m. today at the Hilton Head Island High School Visual and Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $20 and are available at the door. Jay Karr, Staff photo

PHOTO: Women rehearse for Miss Hilton Head pageant, a prelim to Miss America

January 25, 2013 8:22 PM