Big Bear Lake, CA, September 15, 2013 –With 21 hopefuls vying for the title, Jessica Brasher was crowned Miss Big Bear in a ceremony at the Big Bear Lake Performing Arts Center last night. Her court consists of 1st-runner-up Kodie Cash, 2nd-runner-up Delaney Warren, 3rd-runner-up Raven Young and 4th-runner-up Lexi Contreras. The five girls now begin a yearlong reign that will include making public appearances and serving as role models for local youth.

Jessica told KBHR, “It is such an incredible opportunity to be able to represent my home town. I look forward to being able to participate in all of the wonderful events our community is offering this year. I would like to express my gratitude to all of the contestants for their tremendous love and support throughout this journey, as well as our directors Courtney and Teresa for putting in so much time and effort. It truly is a blessing to be able to work with so many amazing people. I look forward to this upcoming year; I have no doubt that it will be memorable.”

The Miss Big Bear Pageant is a scholarship pageant.  The competition components are Personal Interview, Onstage Presence and Speaking, and Evening Gown Elegance. In addition, the contestants have been earning points since June for activities such as the timely completion of their duties and adhering to the Miss Big Bear code of conduct.

Details can be found on the pageant website.