June 8, 2011
Rachel Sonntag, left, stands with her mother, Cathy Sonntag, in downtown Craig. The two participated in a mother-daughter beauty pageant together in March in Denver. They both qualified, separately, for a national competition next month in St. Louis.
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Craig resident Cathy Sonntag is 41, a single mother, and a reluctant beauty queen. “It’s my daughter’s fault,” Cathy said. “She’s the one who roped me into it.” In March, Cathy and her daughter, 14-year-old Rachel Sonntag, traveled to Denver to participate in a Dream Girls USA pageant. The Sonntags took top honors in their respective divisions and qualified for the Dream Girls USA 2011 Nationals from July 14 through 17 in St. Louis.