Big Dreams Under the Big Top is the theme of this year’s Copperas Cove Five Hills Scholarship Pageant, presented by Manning Homes and sponsored by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8577.

The popular community service program, open to boys ages 0-8 and girls and women of all ages, which draws an estimated 150 contestants each year will crown its new titleholders March 24 at the Civic Center.

The pageant will be the culminating event of the city’s birthday week celebration.

Contestants may apply through March 1 at the city’s website:

Applications may be picked up at the Civic Center, 1206 W. Avenue B.

Contestants can also access applications through the Five Hills Pageant Facebook page.

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