Local Students Compete In Ms. ABAC Pageant February 28
TIFTON— Marlee Lacey, Morgan Smith, and Kristin Whitman, three students at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, will compete for the title of Ms. ABAC at the 44th annual pageant on Feb. 28. The theme of this year’s contest is “Keep Calm . . . Sparkle On”. The event is sponsored by the Ag Business Club.
Lacey is a biology major from Sumner sponsored by the ABAC Lakeside Community Assistants; Smith is an agriculture education major from Sylvester sponsored by ABAC’s Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity; and Whitman is an English major from Sylvester, sponsored by ABAC’s Kappa Sigma fraternity.
The event begins at 7 p.m. in ABAC’s Howard Auditorium. Admission is $10. Because of limited seating, advance ticket purchase is advised. Ag Business Club members will be selling tickets. Tickets can also be purchased from Judy Perry in Ag Sciences 118 or from Audrey Luke-Morgan at (229) 391-4807 in Ag Sciences 111.
Participants will compete in casual and evening wear. They will also be judged on a written essay and an interview with the judges.
Mike Chason, Director of Public Relations Emeritus, will serve as master of ceremonies. All proceeds from the Ms. ABAC pageant will benefit ABAC Scholarships, the American Cancer Society Relay for Life, and ABAC’s 2013 National Agri-Marketing Association Team.