Indian Hills resident Shania Sweikar, 11, has been accepted as a state finalist in the Miss Nevada Pre-Teen Pageant July 7 and 8 at the JW Marriott in Las Vegas.
The pageant is for girls ages 10 to12. There is no swimsuit competition, and no makeup is allowed for girls under 12.
"This is the first pageant I've ever done. I thought it would be fun and exciting," Shania said. "I'm looking forward to the giant pool at the hotel we're staying at."
The girls are scored on their poise, confidence and personality based on formal wear, personal introduction and …