Huntingdon News

February 14, 2013
For immediate release:

Huntingdon College
News Release

Nine Huntingdon women compete for crown and Miss Huntingdon title

 Ansley Stewart, Miss Huntingdon 2012Montgomery, Ala.—The annual Huntingdon College Miss Huntingdon Scholarship Pageant will be held Saturday, February 16, at 7:00 p.m. in the College's new Leo J. Drum Jr. Theater inside the Cloverdale Administrative Building, Cloverdale Campus.  Seating is first-come, first-served; admission is free.  Each of the nine contestants will participate in interviews with the judges prior to the pageant.  During the pageant, the women will be judged on self-introduction and their platform preview, talent, poise, and their response to an on-stage question. The contestants are: 

  • Kaison Darden, a sophomore communication studies major and political science minor from Wetumpka, Alabama 
  • Katy Hall, a sophomore athletic training and physical education double-major from Prattville, Alabama 
  • Georgianna Hunt, a freshman communication studies major and political science minor from Wetumpka, Alabama   
  • Bailee Ikner, a junior psychology major from Mobile, Alabama 
  • Victoria Luchner, a junior communication studies major and political science minor from Enterprise, Alabama
  • Alyssa McCurry, a junior art major from Montgomery, Alabama 
  • Brooke Meadows, a junior biology/secondary teacher certification major and Spanish minor from Tallassee, Alabama 
  • Jamie Reschke, a freshman art and biology double major from Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Stephanie Yasechko, a freshman biochemistry major from Niles, Ohio

The new Miss Huntingdon and first and second runners-up will be named at the conclusion of the pageant.  Miss Huntingdon will be crowned by current title holder Ansley Stewart of Lake Placid, Florida.  The pageant emcees are Ryne Taylor of Andalusia, Alabama, and Skye Esry of Eufaula, Alabama; Esry is also the student pageant director. 

Huntingdon's Cultural and Community Events Series, including the Miss Huntingdon Pageant, is co-sponsored by Baptist Health. 

Huntingdon College, grounded in the Judeo-Christian tradition of the United Methodist Church, is committed to nurturing growth in faith, wisdom, and service and to graduating individuals prepared to succeed in a rapidly changing world. Founded in 1854, Huntingdon is a coeducational liberal arts college. The College motto, "Enter to grow in wisdom; go forth to apply wisdom in service," is inscribed in stone above the front door of John Jefferson Flowers Hall.  Ranked in the top tier of regional colleges by U.S. News and World Report and consistently listed in the Princeton Review's "The Best Colleges: Region by Region," Huntingdon has for two years been recognized on the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.  Washington Monthly, which ranks colleges on the basis of their contributions to the public good, places Huntingdon in the top 20% of 352 baccalaureate colleges.


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