East Georgia State College will hold their annual Miss EGSC Scholarship Pageant on Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 6 p.m. in the Luck F. Gambrell Center Auditorium. Seven contestants will vie for the crown and title of Miss EGSC 2019. The theme for this year’s pageant is “Putting on the Ritz,” heralding the age of jazz and Art Deco styles.
Aliyah Tankersley is the 20-year-old daughter of Wendy Morris and Travis Tankersley. She is a native of Sylvania, and will share her talent of dance during the pageant. Her platform is the Ronald McDonald House. She is a sophomore at EGSC majoring in Nursing.
Destiny Corley is the 18-year-old daughter of Yolanda Carter. She is a native of Sylvania and will share her talent of dance during the pageant. Her platform is Diabetes Awareness. She is a freshman at EGSC majoring in Early Childhood Education.
Kathryn Victoria Cox is the 18-year-old daughter of Kacee Cox, Mike Cox and Lisa Cox. She is a native of Sylvania and will share her talent of stand-up comedy during the pageant. Her platform is Juvenile Idiopathic (Rheumatoid) Arthritis. She is a Business Administration major at EGSC.
Asia Jennings is the 21-year-old daughter of Rufus Jennings and Sheila Jennings. She is a native of Augusta and will share her talent of acting with a monologue during the pageant. Her platform is Support Fine Arts. She is a sophomore at EGSC majoring in Political Science and Communication Arts.
Megan Bryant is the 18-year-old daughter of Phyllis Gaffney Norman. She is a native of Reidsville and will share her singing talent during the pageant. Her platform is the Y.E.S. Squad. She is a freshman at EGSC majoring in Nursing.
Elizabeth Grant is the 19-year-old daughter of Carl Johnson and Sheila Johnson. She is a native of Statesboro and will share her singing talent during the pageant. Her platform is Bobcat Bridge. She is a freshman at EGSC majoring in Biology.
Emceeing the pageant are Michael Wedincamp and Rosey Young. Wedincamp is currently an Admissions Recruiter at East Georgia State College (EGSC). He is also an alumni of EGSC, graduating in 2010. After leaving EGSC, he obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Georgia College & State University and a Master of Public Administration degree from Georgia Southern University. Roosevelt Young, known as Rosey, is an alumni of East Georgia State College. He is employed by Emanuel County Board of Education where he a Special Needs teacher assistant and football coach at Swainsboro Middle School as well as assistant basketball coach of The Swainsboro High School Lady Tigers.
Entry cost is $5 for the community and free to students with their EGSC ID. Don’t miss this special night at EGSC!