Picklesimer to compete in Ms. Venus Pageant at Troy University

FROM STAFF REPORTS

Megan Picklesimer of Chelsea will compete in the Ms. Venus Pageant at Troy University March 20 beginning at 7 p.m. in the Claudia Crosby Theater on the Troy Campus.

Picklesimer, a freshman majoring in broadcast journalism, is a leadership scholar, a member of Alpha Gamma Delta sorority and the Troy University cheerleaders.

Contestants will be judged in the categories of poise, evening gown and overall appearance. This year, there will be a People’s Choice Award. Supporters can vote for their favorite contestants at $1 per vote.

The contestant with the most votes will be announced as the People’s Choice winner and receive one-half of the total vote proceeds in cash.

The winner of the Ms. Venus Pageant will receive a $150 book scholarship, a crown and a banner. The winner also will be featured in the University’s Spring Fling Parade and represent the University at Spring Alumni Reunion activities on March 29.

The first alternate will receive a $100 book scholarship, while the second alternate will receive a $50 book scholarship. The scholarships are sponsored by the Troy University Alumni Association.

Admission to the pageant is $2 and can be paid at the door