Chelsea sophomore wins Ms. Venus title at Troy University

Posted: Thursday, 05 March 2009

TROY—Megan Picklesimer, a sophomore journalism major from Chelsea, was crowned Ms. Venus Wednesday night at Troy University.

The winner of the Ms. Venus pageant, formerly called the Miss Shamrock Pageant, will be featured at the University’s annual Spring Reunion Weekend March 20-21 and will receive a book scholarship, a crown and a banner. The event was held in the Claudia Crosby Theater on the Troy Campus.

Miss Picklesimer is a member of Alpha Gamma Delta social sorority, which she serves as website coordinator. She is also a Trojan Ambassador and a news reporter-anchor for TrojanVision news on the campus television station.

Laylah Amatullah Barrayn

Megan Picklesimer is crowned Ms. Venus at Troy University by Whitney Tindell, Ms. Venus 2008, while Marjorie Yessick, Miss Troy University, left, looks on.