University of South Alabama, Office of Public Relations
January 18, 2010
Contact: Joy Crawford-Washington, USA Public Relations, (251) 460-6211

Miss University of South Alabama Scholarship
Competition Scheduled for January 22


The 13 contestants for the 2011 Miss University of South Alabama Scholarship Program will compete for more than $5,000 in scholarship money.

“South Alabama’s Got Talent” is the theme for this year’s event to be held at 7 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 22 at the USA John W. Laidlaw Performing Arts Center Recital Hall. General admission is $5, and the souvenir program booklet is $5.

“The scholarship program will afford the winner and runner-ups with an opportunity to earn money to help pay for their educational expenses while attending USA,” said Dr. J. David Stearns, associate vice president for enrollment services at the University. “This scholarship program also allows the young women to showcase their talent, evening gown, swimsuit and interview skills.”

This scholarship program is a preliminary to the 2011 Miss Alabama and Miss America Pageants.


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