The 76th annual Miss Massachusetts Scholarship Pageant is Friday, June 26 at 7:00 pm and Sunday, June 28 at 3:00 pm at the beautifully restored Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts in Worcester. This is the seventh year that the pageant has taken place in Worcester, having previously been held in Fall River and New Bedford.
This year’s pageant will include Jillian Zucco, Miss Middleboro 2015. A resident of Mattapoisett, Jillian is a 22-year old senior at the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth where she is in the Honors Nursing program. She graduated in 2011 from Old Rochester Regional High School. Jillian is the daughter of Kelly and John Zucco of Mattapoisett.
Again this year at the state pageant, supporters may help select the Eleventh Finalist for Sunday’s show with the Online Voting. For a minimum vote of only $1, fans may visit the Miss Massachusetts website and cast their vote for the contestant of their choice who they would like to see as the eleventh finalist. Each dollar that is donated counts as one vote. Online voting is now taking place and will end at midnight on Friday, June 26. For more details, visit www.missmass.org and click on the Online Voting link.