Hannah Freeman crowned 2010 Miss Shorter College
January 19, 2010 - Hannah Freeman, a sophomore music education major from Sandersville, was crowned Miss Shorter College last Thursday night at the DeSoto Theatre in downtown Rome.
Along with her crown, Freeman was awarded a $2,000 scholarship, as well as a chance to participate in the upcoming Miss Georgia Scholarship Pageant.
Freeman, the daughter of Rick and Lanie Freeman, is a member of the Shorter Chorale, the Georgia Thespian Society and Mu Phi Epsilon. She is also a member of the Students National Association of Teachers of Singing and the Collegiate Music Educators National Conference of Georgia. In her free time, Freeman enjoys singing, drawing, photography, makeup artistry, horseback riding, listening to audio books and watching movies. Her platform for the Miss Shorter College Scholarship Pageant was “Encouraging Support for Cancer Research.”
Presented by Shorter College’s Office of Student Activities and the Student Government Association, the scholarship pageant featured five phases, including a 10-minute private interview, a lifestyle and fitness swimwear competition, an artistic expression/performing arts competition, an on-stage interview and an evening wear competition.
Winners are, from left to right, are: Grace Nelson, first runner-up; Hannah Freeman, Miss Shorter College; Kaitlin Pauley, second runner-up and Myra Compton, third runner-up.
The Miss Shorter College Scholarship Pageant is a preliminary to the Miss Georgia Scholarship Pageant.
Shorter College senior Grace Nelson, a music major from Sandy Springs, was named first runner-up and received a $1,600 scholarship. Junior business administration major Kaitlin Pauley, of Summerville, was named second runner-up and presented with a $1,200 scholarship. Myra Compton, a sophomore chemistry and biology major from Summerville, was named third runner-up.
Founded in 1873, Shorter College is a Christian college committed to excellence in education. Since 2003, U.S. News & World Report has ranked Shorter among the South’s best baccalaureate colleges. The college offers traditional bachelor’s degrees in 48 major areas as well as undergraduate degree programs for working adults, the Master of Business Administration and the Master of Arts in Leadership. Online courses are also available. Shorter will transition to university status June 1, 2010. For more information, visit www.shorter.edu.
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