Miss University of Tennessee at Martin & Miss Tennessee Soybean Festival

Nov. 13, 2016

Every November the University of Tennessee at Martin holds their annual combined scholarship pageants for Miss University of Tennessee at Martin and Miss Tennessee Soybean Festival.

The winners of the Miss University of Tennessee at Martin pageant receive scholarships towards their education at UT Martin. Miss University of Tennessee at Martin receives $1500, first runner-up $500 and second runner-up $200.

The winner crowned queen of the Miss Tennessee Soybean Festival receives either a scholarship of $1500 towards her UT Martin education, or if not a UT Martin student she is awarded a $500 scholarship to the school of her choosing.

The pageant is divided into 5 categories: Private Interview, Lifestyle and Fitness, Talent, Evening Gown and On-Stage Question.

 

Miss University of Tennessee at Martin (L-R)

  • Second Runner-up: Morgan Martin, of Union City, Tenn.
  • First Runner-up: Amanda Mayo, of Lawrenceville, Ga.
  • Queen: Brenna Wilkins, of Union City, Tenn.

Miss Tennessee Soybean Festival (L-R)

  • Queen: Laura Ann Higgs, of Toone, Tenn.
  • First Runner-up: Hannah Minear, of Atoka, Tenn.
  • Second Runner-up: Mallory Tidwell, of Bradford, Tenn.

Miss Wilkins plans to use her reign as Miss University of Tennessee at Martin to support her platform on depression and suicide awareness on college campuses. For her talent portion Miss Wilkins performed the vocal selection of “Unlove You” by Jennifer Nettles.

Miss Higgs plans to use her reign as Miss Tennessee Soybean Festival to support her platform entitled “Team Mica: Suicide Awareness and Prevention”. For her talent portion Miss Higgs performed a unique jazz dance.

For more information on the Miss University of Tennessee at Martin and Miss Tennessee Soybean Festival pageants you can contact the Pageant Director via email at kcobb@wljt.org ,or follow the pageant on Facebook. Here is a link to the Registration Packet, and also the CMN online registration form – http://www.missamericaforkids.org.

For more information on the Miss University of Tennessee at Martin and the Miss Tennessee Soybean Festival pageants: http://www.utm.edu/916/11/14/2016.html

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