Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2009-11-19

The 2010 Miss Samford University scholarship pageant will be Friday (NOV. 20) in Wright Center Concert Hall at 8 p.m.

Seven contestants will compete in on-stage question, lifestyle and fitness, talent and evening wear categories. They are Maegan Carroll of Trussville, Katherine Fuller of Briarfield, Susan Hamm of Thorsby, Annie Lockwood of Alpharetta, Ga., Mary Katherine Pugh of Montgomery, Hannah Seymour of Huntsville and Ashla Taylor of McCalla,

The winner will represent Samford in the Miss Alabama scholarship pageant in June.

Kelsey Richter, a sophomore nursing major from Albany, Ga., and Christina Schoerner, a sophomore nutrition and dietetics major from Carrollton, Ga., are pageant co-directors.

Tickets are $9 in advance through Thursday in the Food Court of Samford’s Beeson University Center or online at  Admission at the door is $12. For information, call (205) 726-2345.

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.