Miss Tenneseee-Night 3
The third and final night of preliminary competition kicked off in the Miss Tennessee scholarship pageant, Friday night. 36 young women hoping to wear the coveted crown of Miss Tennessee competed in swimsuit, evening gown and talent competition. Friday night’s preliminary winners were, in swimsuit competition, actually a three-way tie. Miss Shelby County, Jill Brooks, Miss Walking Tall, Sarah Stonier and Miss Lexington, Madeline Littrell. In the talent competition the winner was Miss Collierville, Erin Hatley for her vocal performance. The 59th Miss Tennessee Pageant continues Saturday night with the crowning fo the new Miss Tennessee at the Carl Perkins Civic Center. The winner will go on to represent the state in the 91st Miss America Pageant in January.