Applications are currently being accepted for the annual Miss Route 66 and Miss Summerfest Scholarship Program.

The deadline and orientation is April 27 at 9:30 a.m. at the Rolla Downtown Bandshell. The pageant will be held May 31 at 7 p.m. during the annual Summerfest event.

The Summerfest Committee is proud to announce that a $500 scholarship and a $250 scholarship will be awarded.

Eligible applicants must be ages 17-21. Contestants may live in St. James, Rolla, Newburg, Doolittle, Edgar Springs or currently be attending a local college or university.

Contestants may pick up an application at Uptown Bridal & Florist or by sending an email to missroute66director@

yahoo.com, or by calling 573-308-7531.