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Posted: Monday, 08 October 2012

TROY- Twelve Troy University students will compete for the title of Miss Troy University on Saturday, Oct. 13.

The 42nd annual pageant will be held at 3 p.m. in the Claudia Crosby Theater on the Troy Campus. The theme for this year's pageant is "Ever Ever After." Adult admission is $10 and student admission is $5.

The winner will serve as an ambassador for the University and will compete for the title of Miss Alabama next June. Contestants are judged on a private interview, an on-stage question, swimsuit, talent and evening gown.

Contestants in this year's pageant are:
Hillary Ann Anderson, a junior broadcast journalism major from Rehobeth. Her platform is "Character Counts." Hannah McDonald, a junior in elementary education from Prattville. Her platform is the "Ronald McDonald House." Catherine Trisch, a sophomore sport and fitness management major from Navarre, Fla. Her platform is "’Bless the Vets’ Pay it Forward." Kimberly Watson, a sophomore theatre major from Gadsden. Her platform is "Respect." Quantessia Young, a sophomore psychology major from Notasulga. Her platform is "Knowledge is Key: Sickle Cell Anemia." Caitlin Crowe, a junior broadcast journalism major from Tuscaloosa. Her platform is "Royal Family Kids Camp." McLeah Morris, a sophomore sport and fitness management major from Ocoee, Fla. Her platform is "Connecting with Disabilities." Morgan Pritchett, a freshman athletics training major from Birmingham. Her platform is "Childhood Obesity." Lauren Molella, a junior pre-med/dance major from Millbrook, N.Y. Her platform is "When Driving: ‘Texting and Talking is No lol Matter!’" Amanda Ford, a sophomore broadcast journalism major from Helena. Her platform is "Relay for Life: Funding the American Cancer Society." Elizabeth Guffin, a freshman marine biology major from Auburn. Her platform is "Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals." Madison Wilson, a junior sport and fitness management major from Hoover. Her platform is "Let’s Get Moving: Juvenile Arthritis Advocacy in Action."