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Suwannee River Catfish Festival Scholarship
Pageant Now Accepting Applications

Contestants must have their application filed by March 14

Staff Reports

The Suwannee River Catfish Festival will be sponsoring a scholarship pageant on Saturday, March 23, 2018, at 6 p.m. at the Branford High School Auditorium. The pageant is under the direction of Diane Walker-Saunders who began her pageant career in the 1980‘s. She became a certified Miss America Judge in 1997 and is the former part owner of a Miss America Prelim local franchise scholarship pageant that encompassed at least eight North Florida counties. Walker-Saunders is also a pageant coach. Contestants from 0-18 years of age are welcome and must have the application filed by Wed., March 14, 2018.

Contestants may find additional info and the necessary forms on their website

There are five categories in the scholarship pageant. The Miss Titleholder will receive a $200.00 Scholarship. The Teen Miss Titleholder will receive a $100.00 Scholarship.


Toddler Miss Division - Girls 2 - 3 Years

Little Miss Division - Girls 4 - 7 Years

Pre-Teen Miss Division - Girls 7 - 12 Years

Teen Miss Division - Girls 13 - 15 Years

Miss Division - Girls 16 – 18 Years

For more information, please call Diane Walker-Saunders at 386-935-1017.