Their day to shine

This year's Mr. Blossomland Nolan Parish and Miss Blossomland Alyssa Marsee are shown after Tuesday's contest, which emphasized such qualities as safety, teamwork, attitude, respect and success.

BERRIEN SPRINGS — It was a day to shine for Blossomland Learning Center students Tuesday as two of their own were crowned Mr. and Miss Blossomland 2020. The seventh annual contest featured five young women and 11 young men vying for the two titles.

The Mr. and Miss Blossomland contest brings together students, parents and area Blossomtime royalty each year in a unique beauty pageant. With this contest, the emphasis isn't just on beauty, but qualities like safety, teamwork, attitude, respect and success.