The Miss Washington contestants, as part of pageant week, made a stop at the . Each young woman introduced herself, including Miss Eastside (the contestant closest to Renton), gave her name, and her platform in the pageant. Many of the young women were college graduates or planned to enroll in the fall, and had impressive platform goals, ranging from Domestic Violence issues, the Cancer Society, and child literacy.
The young women blanketed the market answering questions, mingled with market patrons and stopped at the Farmers Market kids booth to play with playdoh with the children.
Miss Washington herself did not make a stop at the market, having been called away for a family medical emergency.
On Monday, the Renton City Council proclaimed June 27-July 2 as "Miss Washington Week."
This will be the third year that the scholarship organization hosts its pageant in Renton.
The preliminary and final nights of the Miss Washington Pageant will take place at on July 1-2. Both events start at 7 p.m., and tickets are available online.