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.

Samford is a leading Christian university offering undergraduate programs grounded in the liberal arts with an array of nationally recognized graduate and professional schools. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. Samford enrolls 5,791 students from 49 states, Puerto Rico and 16 countries in its 10 academic schools: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health. Samford fields 17 athletic teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference and ranks 6th nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.