Junior Jenica Reed crowned Miss Shorter 2009
March 4 - Shorter College junior Jenica Reed earned the Miss Shorter College crown Tuesday night on stage at the Callaway Theater and was awarded a $2,000 scholarship.
Reed is a vocal performance major and is active in many campus activities. She is a member of Mu Phi Epsilon, Love Thread, the Shorter Chorale, Students National Association for Teachers of Singing and Black Tie Affair. In her free time, Reed enjoys singing, dancing, acting, participating in musical theater and opera, biking, running, knitting and camping.
Presented by Shorter College’s Office of Student Activities and the Student Government Association, the scholarship pageant featured five phases, including a 10-minute private interview, a lifestyle and fitness swimwear competition, an artistic expression/performing arts competition, an on-stage interview and an evening wear competition.
The Miss Shorter College Scholarship Pageant is a preliminary to the Miss Georgia Scholarship Pageant. Reed will go on to participate in the Miss Georgia pageant with a $1,000 stipend to assist her expenditures in preparing for the next round of competition.
Freshman Hannah Freeman, a music education major, was awarded second runner-up. She received a $1,600 scholarship. Sophomore Kaitlin Pauley, a management major, placed as third runner-up and was awarded a $1,200 scholarship.
The Miss Shorter College Scholarship Pageant provides a forum for Shorter College women to express their viewpoints, talents and accomplishments to the student body and the public at large during the ensuing year.
Other contestants included freshman Theresa Griffin, senior Mary Hutson, junior Laura Lee Gill, freshman Myra Compton and freshman Tara Brown.
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