by MIKE CHAIKEN
The first night of the Miss Connecticut Scholarship Pageant is in the books.
The 16 Miss candidates and 13 Outstanding Teen candidates participated in talent, on-stage interviews, evening gowns, social impact statements, and fitness.
The finals were scheduled for Saturday night, June 8 at 6 p.m. at The Palace Theater, 100 East Main St., Waterbury.
This is what happened.
PHOTOS by MIKE CHAIKEN