Fostoria looking for glass pageant contestants

FOSTORIA – Entries are being accepted through May 1 for the upcoming Fostoria Glass Pageant.

There are five age groups: Wee Glass Princess, ages 4-6; Little Glass Princess, ages 7-9; Petite Glass Princess, ages 10-12; Glass Princess, ages 13-15; and Glass Queen, ages 16-18.

Participants must reside in the 44830 ZIP code, provide a wallet-sized headshot and pay a $30 entry fee through April 23. After that, the entry fee is $40.

Entrants also must be available to attend a rehearsal at 6 p.m. May 6.

The pagaent is set for 7 p.m. May 7 at Fostoria High School Performing Arts Center. Christina Williams of Channel 13 News is to host the pageant. Guest judges include Heather Wells, Miss Ohio 2013, and Fostoria native Kelly Ressler, Glass Queen 2009.

The winner is to be awarded a $500 scholarship for college expenses, and each age group winner is to receive a family season pass to Fostoria Water Park.

Register at or call (419) 435-8282 for more details.