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The Miss Columbus State University pageant will be held on Saturday at 7 p.m. in University Hall on CSU’s main campus. Six students will compete for the crown and opportunity to represent the university at the Miss Georgia pageant in June.
This year marks the 20th Anniversary of Miss CSU. In honor of the occasion, former winners will perform, judge and emcee the pageant. Out of the 17 women who have been crowned in the pageant’s history, 14 will be in attendance.
“We are excited to celebrate 20 years of Miss CSU,” said Eli Argueta, Executive Director of Miss CSU. “For this big milestone, we are taking time to remember the four major tenants of the Miss America Organization: style, success, scholarship and service. We are also pleased to recognize our former winners, who we like to call Forever Miss CSU.”
The 2018 judges will be Shana Teal Purkey, Miss CSU 1999; Sommer Bundy, Miss CSU 2000; Ashley White, Miss CSU 2004; Jessi Scott, Miss CSU 2006; and Tamela Ransom, Miss CSU 2009. The Emcees for the evening will be Amarinda Trear, Miss CSU 2012, and Morgan Bush, Miss CSU 2015. Chelsey Rogers, Miss CSU 2017, will crown this year’s winner.
Doors open at 6:30. Admission is $5 for students and $10 for the public.