2020 NC Rhododendron Queens
2020 NC Rhododendron Queen Aneil Owens (left) and NC Jr. Rhododendron Queen Addyson Roberts (right).
One of the area's longest standing scholarship opportunities for young women, the North Carolina Rhododendron Pageant is held over the course of the two evenings of the Festival, in the Bowman Middle School Auditorium.
2020 NC Rhododendron Queen's Court
Left to right: Eavan Smith, Logan Potts, Alora Wilson, Maggie Effler, and Aneil Owens, 2020 NC Rhododendron Queen; Addyson Roberts, NC Jr Rhododendron Queen, Sophia Garland, Alyssa Hemphill.
Queen Pageant Results:
2019 NC Rhododendron Queen, Congeniality Winner, and Interview Winner: Aneil Owens
1st runner up: Maggie Effler
2nd runner up and Evening Gown Winner: Alora Wilson
Swimsuit Winner: Eavan Smith
Talent Winner: Logan Potts
Junior Pageant Results:
2020 NC Junior Rhododendron Queen, Congeniality Winner, and Interview Winner: Addyson Roberts
1st runner up and Talent Winner: Sophia Garland
2nd runner up and Evening Gown Winner: Alyssa Hemphill