If you are single, never been married and between the ages of 13 to 18 years, consider applying for the title of 2013 Miss Teen Houston County.

The lucky lady chosen will represent her county at the Miss Teen Minnesota pageant, which will be held at the Ritsche Auditorium on March 16 and 17, 2013, in St. Cloud.

Miss Teen Houston County will become an ambassador from the Houston County area and will receive an official title and sash.

The young lady chosen will receive a prize package and scholarship totaling $10,000 and the chance to represent Minnesota at the 2013 Miss Teen International pageant.

The current reigning 2012 Miss Teen Minnesota is Gabby Taylor of Stillwater.

Teens will compete in a personal interview, fitness wear, fun fashion wear and evening gown. There is no talent or swimsuit competition.

The entry deadline is Dec. 31. Learn more online at www.missteenminnesota.com.

Young teen ladies living in Houston County interested in applying should write for a bio-form at: Miss Teen Minnesota, International Pageant, PO Box 240537, Apple Valley, MN 55124-0537 or call (952) 432-6758 for information. Email is mnpageants@frontiernet.net.