December 5, 2020

Major Troup pageants open to Heard County residents

(Troup County, GA) — With the ever-rising cost of college tuition, scholarship applications have become as vital as college applications themselves which is why a scholarship program that focuses on local women is especially significant.

The application process for the 2018 Miss Troup County and Miss LaGrange is now open and looking for women ranging from 17-year-old high school seniors up to 24-year-olds to enter the annual scholarship competition.

Miss LaGrange 2017 Shannon Smith (Photo: Matt Boyd)

Winners of these pageants will be able to compete in the Miss Georgia, and the winner of that pageant will go on to compete for the title of Miss America.

Miss Troup County and Miss LaGrange compete in four categories: Interview, Talent, Swim Wear and Evening Wear.

Participants should begin to develop a platform or issue they would like to spotlight.

Miss LaGrange Outstanding Teen and Miss Troup County Outstanding Teen are also open to contestants. Contestants for Outstanding Teen competitions must be at least 13 years of age but no more than 17 years before August 31,2017.

Miss Troup County Outstanding Teen and Miss LaGrange Outstanding Teen compete in four categories: Interview, Talent, Lifestyle and Fitness, and Evening Wear. Participants should begin to develop a platform or issue they would like to spotlight.

Winners of these pageants will go on to compete in the Miss Georgia Outstanding Teen pageant.  Miss Troup County and Miss Troup County Outstanding Teen are open to girls who reside or go to school in any county within the state of Georgia.

Miss LaGrange and Miss LaGrange Outstanding Teen are open exclusively for local girls which includes Heard County and Meriwether County.

Applications and sponsorship fees for these pageants are due by December 18, 2017. All other paperwork is due December 27, 2017.

Applications and all necessary forms can be found and downloaded from www.misstroupcounty.org.

Questions should be directed to Judy Neighbors at 706-881-1157 or jujuandjim@aol.com.

Pageant night is scheduled for Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 7 p.m. at the Troup High School Fine Arts Auditorium.

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