Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2007-11-02

The 2008 Miss Samford University pageant will be Friday, Nov. 9, at 7 p.m. in Wright Center Concert Hall.

Nine contestants will compete in lifestyle and fitness, talent, evening wear and on-stage question categories. Individual interviews with judges will take place earlier in the day.

Emcees are Samford senior Caudill Miller of Montgomery and 2000 Miss Alabama Jana Sanderson McEachern, a former Miss Samford.

Tickets are $8 in advance or $10 at the door, and are available online at or on campus in Beeson University Center.

Pageant student directors are sophomores Ashley Oliver of Brandon, Miss., and Morgan Welty of Carmel, Ind.

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.