The time is getting closer for three young ladies from Arkansas Tech to take to the Summit Arena stage in Hot Springs to vie for the coveted title of Miss Arkansas.
The young ladies will arrive in Hot Springs on Sunday, July 10 and participate in the official Miss Arkansas Arrival Ceremony.
They will attend rehearsals and make appearances throughout the week, begin competition with private interviews on Tuesday, July 11 and Wednesday, July 12, and begin on-stage preliminary competition on Wednesday, July 12.
Each of the three competition groups will be equally represented by delegates from Arkansas Tech University. The placements were chosen respectively by each girl Sunday afternoon at the Miss Arkansas Contestant Fashion Show, Meeting, and Lottery held at the Pleasant Valley Country Club in Little Rock.
Brandi Cromer, Miss Tech, will represent Arkansas Tech in Group A. She will present a vocal performance for the talent competition on Wednesday, compete in swimsuit on Thursday and evening gown on Friday.
Savanna Knight, Miss Western Arkansas, will compete in Group B. She will be competing in evening gown on Wednesday, present a tap dance for talent on Thursday and compete in swimsuit on Friday.
Lindsey Ahrens, Miss Ozark Highlands, chose per placement in Group C. She will start the week with swimsuit on Wednesday, evening gown on Thursday and will be honoring our veterans by singing “God Bless America” on Friday.
During the three nights of preliminary competition, each of the 46 contestants will be featured in several production numbers throughout the show.
The top 15 will be announced on Saturday night and the top 10 will compete in swimsuit, talent and evening gown. The evening will culminate with the crowning of a new Miss Arkansas.
For people interested in attending the pageant, tickets will be available soon on ticketmaster.com and be available for purchase at the Summit Arena box office.
Miss Arkansas is an official preliminary to the Miss America pageant. The current Miss Arkansas is Alyse Eady from Fort Smith, who placed first runner up at the Miss America Pageant in January.
Keep logging on to ArkansasTechNews.com for more information about the women from Arkansas Tech who will compete in the Miss Arkansas Pageant.
*Photo courtesy You've Got the Look Photography.]]>