The 2018 Miss East Georgia State College Scholarship Pageant will be held on February 3, 2018 beginning at 7 p.m. in the Luck F. Gambrell Center Auditorium. Six contestants will compete for the crown in the categories of Lifestyle and Fitness in Swimsuit, On Stage Questions, Talent and Evening Gown. The theme for this year’s scholarship pageant is “Behind the Mask,” and will serve as a spectacular backdrop to the proceedings.
Kaylah Christian, 18, of Augusta, is the daughter of Myra Christian and Adolph Christian. Her platform is Promoting Self Love, Self Worth and Self Concept in Young Girls. She is a freshman majoring in Art, and her goal is to become a trained professional dancer and traveling artist. She wants to open a non-profit arts center specializing in dance.
Destiny Johnson, 18, of Metter, is the daughter of Patricia Smith and Tony Johnson. Her platform is Anxiety. She is a freshman majoring in Criminal Justice, and wants to become an influential talk show host and become a humanitarian to help people in need.
Alexis Brooke McBroom, 19, of Swainsboro, is the daughter of Tonya Morel and Dwayne McBroom. Her platform is Autism Awareness. She is a sophomore majoring in Education with a focus on Special Education. She plans to pursue a degree in Early Childhood Education, focusing on students with special needs. She has a passion to shape the minds of young students.
Ashli McGlon, 19, of Thomaston, is the daughter of Joey and Susan McGlon. Her platform is the American Cancer Society. She is a freshman majoring in Psychology, and plans to become a dolphin trainer and spend every day working for them.
Madison Payne, 19, of Canton, is the daughter of Wendy Simpson and Van Payne. Her platform is Teens Against Drunk Drivers. She is a sophomore majoring in Radiology, and hopes to have at least a four-year degree or higher and work in a children’s hospital. She wants to work with a team that changes and saves lives.
Taylor Sapp, 18, of Claxton, is the daughter of Andrea R. Sapp. Her platform is Volunteering: Start Where You Are. She is a freshman Biology major and plans to become a chiropractor and own her own practice.
Emceeing the competition will be Harley Strickland, former Miss East Georgia State College (2014).
Don’t miss this special night at EGSC! Admission is $7 for non-students, children 7 and under are free, and EGSC students are free with student ID.