The Miss East Cascades Scholarship Organization, the preliminary local pageant for Miss Washington, recently crowned Wenatchee Valley College graduate Jaylah Young as its 2019 titleholder.
The Miss East Cascades pageant was held Saturday night at the Numerica Performing Arts Center and featured contestants from around the region. Miss East Cascades represents Chelan, Douglas, Okanogan, Grant, and Kittitas counties.
Jaylah Young was crowned Miss East Cascades and received multiple scholarships totaling more than $2,700. Overall, the scholarships and in-kind contributions presented Saturday night totaled over $14,000.
In June, Young will vie for the title of Miss Washington and potentially Miss America.