Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2005-10-26

This year's Miss Samford University pageant will be held Friday, Nov. 4, at 7 p.m. in Wright Center Concert Hall. Ten contestants will compete for the title and the right to represent Samford in the Miss Alabama pageant in June.

Categories include swimwear, talent, on-stage questions, evening wear, and casual wear. The latter is a new category in state and national Miss America program competition. Individual interviews will be held prior to the pageant.

Tickets are $8 in advance at www.samfordtickets.com or $10 at the door.

Callie Aldridge, a sophomore from Tuscaloosa, and Lauren Welty, a sophomore from Carmel, Ind., are student co-directors of the pageant.

 

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About Samford University – Samford University is a premier nationally ranked private university deeply rooted in its Christian mission. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th oldest institution of higher education in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 4th among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,619 students from 44 states, the District of Columbia and 29 other countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. Samford also fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.