Nineteen students have registered as contestants in the 60th annual Miss Arkansas Tech University Scholarship Pageant.
The pageant will be on Friday at Witherspoon Auditorium. It will begin at 7 p.m. Admission will be $8 for adults, $5 for minors and free with a current and valid Arkansas Tech identification card.
Miss Arkansas 2014 Ashton Campbell of Hindsville and Miss Arkansas Tech 2014 Logan Moore of Van Buren will provide special entertainment. Campbell finished as second runner-up in the 2015 Miss America Pageant and earned a $20,000 scholarship.
The Miss Arkansas Tech University Scholarship Pageant is sponsored by the ladies of Delta Zeta. Dr. Jim Collins, professor of horticulture at Arkansas Tech, serves as pageant executive director and master of ceremonies.
The Miss Tech Pageant is an official preliminary to the Miss America Pageant, and the winner will compete in the 2015 Miss Arkansas Pageant.
Contestants in the Miss Arkansas Tech University Scholarship Pageant must be full-time female Tech students between the ages of 17 and 24.
The new Miss Tech will receive a two-semester tuition scholarship at Arkansas Tech. In all, more than $24,000 in gifts and scholarships will be awarded during the pageant.
The 19 contestants for the 60th Miss Tech title include the following women.