Queen a communicatorPublished 9:07pm Wednesday, March 14, 2012
BENTON HARBOR — Miss Edwardsburg Meghan Monaghan was awarded a communication award for her portrayal of the Safari Hunter character from the movie “Jumanji” as she took the audience on a tour of her hometown.
Monaghan made the Top 10 in the finals of the Miss Blossomtime pageant Monday Night.
Also making the Top 10 were the communities of St. Joseph, Paw Paw, Bangor, Berrien Springs, Buchanan, Stevensville, Coloma, Niles and New Buffalo.
Miss St. Joseph Dillian Smith took home the crown and the title of the the 80th Miss Blossomtime at the Lake Michigan College Mendel Center.
By her side will be her court, First Runner-up Cassandra Rudlaff of Berrien Springs, Second Runner-Up Samantha Flory of Paw Paw and Miss Congeniality Casey Merrill of Baroda.
— Kristi Weston, special to the Argus