Enters Second Night of Competition.
Dallas, TX): The second day of competition at the 78th Miss Texas Scholarship Pageant was held at the Allen Event Center in Allen, TX. Excitement is growing for the Saturday night July6th crowning of the new Miss Texas 2013 by Miss Texas 2012, DaNae Couch. Ron Corning, Daybreak co-host, will serve as the master of ceremonies on Saturday.
The Miss Texas Pageant competition is open to the public and will be held in the Allen Event Center beginning at 7:00PM. Tickets are available online at www.misstexas.org.
Winners of the second night of competition were:
Overall Fitness: Miss DFW, Christine Tang
Alpha Fitness/Swimsuit: Miss West Texas, Felicia Bolton
Overall Talent: Miss Keller, Kaylee Killingsworth
Alpha Talent/Swimsuit: Miss Keller, Kaylee Killingsowrth
Overall Fitness: Miss Southeast Texas, Kassidy Brown
Alpha Fitness: Miss Southeast Texas, Kassidy Brown
Overall Talent: Miss Katy, Kryssalyn Bayne
Alpha Talent: Miss Katy, Kryssalyn Bayne
Christine Tang, Kryssalyn Bayne, Kassidy Brown, Kaylee Kilingsworth, Felicia Bolton
Produced by the Miss Texas Organization, the Miss Texas competition exists for the purpose of providing personal and professional opportunities for young Texas women and promoting their voice in culture, politics and community. The competition was founded in 1936 by a group of civic-minded citizens concerned about higher education. The first Miss Texas Scholarship Pageant has evolved into what is recognized today as one of the best organized and well managed of all state pageants. For additional information please visit www.misstexas.org.
The 48 Miss Texas contestants and the 45 Miss Texas' Outstanding Teen contestants compete in the following categories: private interview, lifestyle and fitness, talent, evening gown and onstage question. The winner of the Miss Texas 2013 title will compete for Miss America held in Atlantic City in September. The Miss Texas' Outstanding Teen 2013 will compete for the title of Miss America's Outstanding Teen in August 2013 in Orlando, Florida. Dillard's and Jessica Simpson are giving each contestant a pair of shoes and Skechers is donating two pairs of fitness shoes to each of the Teens. Grubbs Infiniti provides Miss Texas with an Infiniti to drive throughout her reign. Other sponsors include: Rochon Premium Brand's Seven Water, the official water of Miss Texas; Market Street, Bobbi Brown Cosmetics, Uncle Julio's On the Border, City of Allen, Residences of North Dallas, Allen Floral Shop, Cotton Patch, Texas Land and Cattle, Hedary's Mediterrean Restaurant, Purple Cow and the Marriott Courtyard.
The Miss America Organization is the largest donor of scholarship assistance for young women, awarding over $45 million annually. Miss Texas 2013 will receive a $10,000 cash scholarship and the use of an Infiniti from Grubbs Infiniti and an apartment from Residences of North Dallas. In addition to competing for scholarships, each contestant actively participates in raising funds for the Children's Miracle Network, which is the national platform of Miss America.
The webcast for every night of competition is available on www.misstexas.org.