MEXICO – Oressa V. Duguay has received word that she has been accepted into the Miss Maine Teen USA to be held at Sheraton Tara in South Portland on Nov. 27 and 28.

Duguay started participating in pageants 23 months ago with the ambition to be invited to Miss Teen USA.

She has won 21 trophies, three tiaras, 12 medallions and five sashes and has participated in pageants all over Maine, Massachusetts and New York. Duguay participated in the USA Showcase in Las Vegas in October 2003, walking away with top three in teen dance, top three in teen fashion runway modeling and top five in teen commercial monologue.

The Maine winner will compete in the NBC nationally televised Miss Teen Pageant.

Duguay requires sponsors to assist in the cost. Anyone who would like to sponsor her can call at 364-0836 or send it to Oressa V. Duguay, Pageant Sponsorship, 39 Chase Ave., Mexico, ME 042587. For more information, call pageant headquarters at 874-2872.

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