Tomato Festival Queen Scholarship Pageant

Applications are now available for the 2016 Tomato Festival Queen scholarship pageant.

Attention single ladies between the ages of 14 to 19 years old from the Pittston and surrounding areas; compete on Saturday, August 20th, at 1:00 p.m. for the Tomato Festival Queen title…prizes and gifts for all, the winner will receive a $500 cash college scholarship and a $250 cash college scholarship will be awarded to the first runner-up (Those not attending college may use the scholarship for educational purposes).

Scoring is based on an interview, stage performance and talent. The talent portion of the competition has a time limit of two minutes and your talent may include, but not limited to the following: a commercial for the festival, song, dance.

All participants are invited to ride in the Tomato Festival parade; which will take place on Saturday, August 20th, at 10:30 a.m. however, it is not required. You must obtain a convertible or car of your choice and driver. Please create a sign for each side of your car, which read, “YOUR NAME, 2016 Tomato Festival Queen Finalist.”

Applications are available at the Pittston City Hall, 35 Broad Street and The Greater Pittston Chamber of Commerce, William Street and Kennedy Boulevard or by emailing the Chairperson of the pageant; Sarah Donahue at or Angel Strelish-Noone Deadline for entry is August 12, 2016.

Click here for application form