Miss Tech Pageant Invites Contestants for ’18

Arkansas Tech University students who meet the eligibility requirements are invited to register for the 63rd annual Miss Arkansas Tech University Scholarship Pageant, which is scheduled for Friday, Feb. 16, at Witherspoon Auditorium.

The deadline to apply as a contestant for the 2018 Miss Tech Pageant is 5 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 8.

For more information, call (479) 970-1066 or send e-mail to jcollins@atu.edu to reach Dr. Jim Collins, executive director and master of ceremonies for the Miss Arkansas Tech University Scholarship Pageant.

The Miss Tech Pageant is an official preliminary to the Miss America Pageant, and the winner will compete in the 2018 Miss Arkansas Pageant.

Contestants in the Miss Arkansas Tech University Scholarship Pageant must be full-time female Tech students between the ages of 17 and 25.

The new Miss Tech will receive a two-semester tuition scholarship at Arkansas Tech. In all, more than $21,000 in gifts and scholarships were awarded during the 2017 Miss Tech Pageant.

The event is sponsored by the ladies of Delta Zeta.

Kelsey Stone of Russellville was crowned Miss Tech 2017. She went on to win the Buddy Coleman Memorial Overall Talent award and finish in the top 15 at the 2017 Miss Arkansas Pageant in Little Rock.