Watch the video and see Kalynn Higginbotham receive the crown of Miss Shrimp Festival 2011!
With $1,000 scholarship prize and bragging rights, Miss Shrimp Festival will also make local appearances throughout the year representing Nassau County and the Shrimp Festival.
The contestants spent the month of April practicing and preparing for the annual contest.
In Thursday night’s pre-festival pirate parade, the women were chauffeured in boats provided by Redmond Boats and Yachts.
Local photographer, Helmut Albrecht took some fabulous images of the pageant that can be seen here: www.slicesoflife.photostockplus.com/shrimpfest_2011_pageant