RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. – Twelve Arkansas Tech students will be competing for the title of Miss Tech tonight at the 56th annual Miss Arkansas Tech University Scholarship Pageant in the Witherspoon Building Auditorium at 7 p.m.
The newly crowned Miss Tech will receive a two-semester tuition scholarship to Arkansas Tech as well as over $3,000 in prizes and gift certificates from businesses in the area. All together, over $17,000 in scholarships and prizes will be awarded tonight.
The Miss Tech Scholarship Pageant is an official preliminary pageant for the Miss America Pageant. The winner tonight will compete in the Miss Arkansas Pageant in Hot Springs this July.
Admission prices are $8 for adults, $3 for children and free for Arkansas Tech identification card holders.
The pageant is sponsored by the Delta Zeta sorority at Arkansas Tech. The master of ceremony is Dr.