Cleaver Named Miss Madison County

Arkansas Tech University student Leah Cleaver will be among dozens of women from around the state vying for the title of Miss Arkansas. Earlier this month, Cleaver captured the Miss Madison Country crown and the chance to compete in the Miss Arkansas pageant this summer. In addition to winning the title, Cleaver also earned a prize package and a scholarship. The 2013 pageant will take place in Hot Springs this July. Miss Arkansas is an official preliminary to the Miss America pageant. The Miss America Organization leads the country in providing scholarships to women. Tech student Claire Hodgson will also compete for the Miss Arkansas crown.  Read more about Hodgson.