Valentine Pageant Set for Feb. 12

Valentine Pageant Set for Feb. 12

Feb. 5, 2010
For Immediate Release


By Christina Miller, student news writer


CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky.-- Ever wonder who the most beautiful girl in the world is? Campbellsville University’s annual Miss Valentine Pageant, sponsored by Student Government Association, will take place Friday, Feb. 12 at 7 p.m. in the university’s Ransdell Chapel. The pageant features the theme, “The Most Beautiful Girl in the World.”

   The event is free and open to the public.

   Ten students will vie for the crown, title and the chance to continue on to the Kentucky Mountain Laurel Festival to take place in May.


Valentine Pageant Queen contestants at Campbellsville University include from left: Front row – Megan Massey of Science Hill, Ky., standing;  Ashley Holt of Bloomfield, Ky.; Hannah Boyd of Simpsonville, Ky.;  Whitney Frields of Henderson, Ky.; Leah Hayes of Greensburg, Ky., and Jesslyn Long of Stanford, Ky. Back row – Amelia Rosenberger of White Mills, Ky.; Tiffany Cockerell of Louisville, Ky.;  Alena Maggard of Somerset, Ky., and Jennifer Lilly of Grayson, Ky. (Campbellsville University Photo by Andre Tomaz)


Participants include: Whitney Frields, a sophomore of Henderson, Ky., representing the Village Phase II Resident Assistants; Hannah Boyd, a sophomore from Simpsonville, Ky., representing Baptist Campus Ministry; Amelia Rosenberger, a junior from White Mills, Ky., representing Sigma Zeta; Megan Massey, a senior from Science Hill, Ky., representing University Chorale;

   Leah Hayes, a junior from Greensburg, Ky., representing SWITCH social work club; Tiffany Cockerell, a sophomore from Louisville, Ky., representing Sigma Nu Pi; Jesslyn Long, a sophomore from Stanford, Ky., representing the sophomore class; Alena Maggard, a sophomore from Somerset, Ky., representing Student Government Association;

   Ashley Holt, a sophomore from Bloomfield, Ky., representing Campus Times; and Jennifer Lilly, a junior from Grayson, Ky., representing Omicron Delta Kappa.

  Fred Miller, coordinator of student services in the Office of Distance Learning at Campbellsville University, will serve as master of ceremonies for the evening.

  Campbellsville University is a private, comprehensive institution located in South Central Kentucky. Founded in 1906, Campbellsville University is affiliated with the Kentucky Baptist Convention and has an enrollment of 3,006 students who represent 97 Kentucky counties, 30 states and 37 foreign nations. Listed in U.S.News & World Report’s 2010 “America’s Best Colleges,” CU is ranked 23rd in “Best Baccalaureate Colleges” in the South, tied for fifth in “most international students” and fourth in “up-and-coming” schools in baccalaureate colleges in the South. CU has been ranked 17 consecutive years with U.S.News & World Report. The university has also been named to America’s Best Christian Colleges® and to G.I. Jobs magazine as a Military Friendly School. Campbellsville University is located 82 miles southwest of Lexington, Ky., and 80 miles southeast of Louisville, Ky. Dr. Michael V. Carter is in his 11th year as president.


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