Miss Troy University Pageant set for Nov. 2

Posted: Wednesday, 30 October 2013

TROY - Thirteen Troy University students will compete for the title of Miss Troy University on Saturday, Nov. 2.

The 43rd 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 "Hollywood." Student admission is $5 and general public is $10.

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

Contestants in this year's pageant are:


Madison Wilson

Madison Wilson, a senior sport and fitness management major from Hoover. Her platform is "Let's Get Moving: Juvenile Arthritis Advocacy in Action." She will be performing a dance called “Storm."

Hailey Parker

Hailey Parker, a freshman international business major from Tallassee. Her platform is "The Passion and Inspiration to Change a Life." She will be performing a dance twirl called “Show Me How You Burlesque."

Quantessia Young

Quantessia Young, a junior psychology major from Notasulga. Her platform is "'Knowledge is Key: Sickle Cell Anemia." She will be performing a contemporary lyrical called “Who You Are," by Jesse J.

Shelby Bottoms

Shelby Bottoms, a sophomore elementary education major from Hartford. Her platform is "Operation Smile." She will be interpreting the song “S.M.I.L.E"

Caitlin Mosley

Caitlin Mosley, a senior biomedical science major from Pace, Fla. Her platform is "Autism Awareness." She will be performing an extreme martial arts routine.

Connor Murphy-White

Connor Murphy-White, a senior theatre and music industry major from Greenville. Her platform is "Know Your ABCs: Art Benefits Children; The Call for Art in Schools." She will be performing a vocal called “Quando me vo."

MeLeah Morris

MeLeah Morris, a junior exercise science major from Ocoee, Fla. Her platform is "Connecting with Disabilities." She will be performing a contemporary dance called “One Night Alone."

Catherine Lacy Trisch

Catherine Lacy Trisch, a junior exercise science major from Troy. Her platform is “'Bless the Vets' Pay it Forward." She will be performing a classical vocal called “L'amore Sei Tu."

Brandi Nicole White

Brandi Nicole White, a sophomore education major from Dothan. Her platform is "Transforming Lives through the Arts." She will be performing a contemporary dance to a rendition of James Taylor's song “Fire and Rain."

Carlie Spencer

Carlie Spencer, a freshman mathematics and broadcast journalism major from Montgomery. Her platform is "Crafts for Change." She will be performing an acrobatic dance called “Circus Mix."

Mary Kelley Cantrell

Mary Kelley Cantrell, a freshman music education major from Sylacauga. Her platform is "Art as a Creative Outlet." She will be performing a vocal aria called “Adele's Laughing Song."

Hannah McDonald

Hannah McDonald, a senior elementary education major from Prattville. Her platform is "Ronald McDonald House Charities." She will be performing a Ballet en Pointe called “The Voice Within."

Amanda Ford

Amanda Ford, a senior broadcast journalism major from Helena. Her platform is “Relay for Life: Funding the American Cancer Society." She will be performing a Jazz en Pointe to “Can't Buy Me Love."