Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2010-10-13Six women will compete in the Miss Samford University pageant Saturday, Oct. 16, at 7 p.m. in Wright Center Concert Hall.
The students will compete in talent, evening wear and swimsuit categories. Individual interviews will be held earlier in the day.
Contestants for the title of Miss Samford 2011 are Kelsey Richter, Sarah Kathryn Sharp, Ashla Taylor, Victoria Underwood, Kaleigh Warwick and Mariam Yousif. The winner will represent the university in the Miss Alabama pageant in June.
Student directors of the pageant are Paizley Coffey, Fallon Foti and Laren Lewis.
Admission is $15 for general public and $10 for Samford students with identification. Tickets may be purchased online by following the Events and Miss Samford links from the Samford website: www.samford.edu. Tickets will also be available at the door. For information, call (205) 726-2031.
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.