Five young women will showcase their talents, poise and beauty Saturday at the annual Miss Juneteenth Scholarship Pageant in Pasco.

The pageant begins at 6 p.m. in the Pasco High School auditorium.

It's a passion for pageant director Elouise Sparks, who developed the event 10 years ago as a way to help build the confidence of young women in the black community.

Read more about it in Tri-City Herald