Miss Greater Salt Lake and Miss South Jordan received preliminary awards for the highest scores in the Lifestyle and Fitness in Swimsuit and Talent competitions during the first night of The Miss Utah 2017 Scholarship Pageant.
Lifestyle and Fitness in Swimsuit Preliminary Winner
Miss Greater Salt Lake, Jesse Craig, was the preliminary Lifestyle and Fitness in Swimsuit winner. She received a $200 scholarship for her award. Jesse is a Senior at the University of Utah majoring in English with Honors and Economics. Her platform issue is, “Direct Service, Direct Impact: Increasing Young Adult Involvement.”
Talent Preliminary Winner
Miss South Jordan, Meganne Ferrel, was the preliminary Talent winner for her violin performance of, “Brahms Hungarian Dance No. 5.” She received a $200 scholarship for her award. Meganne is a Senior at Brigham Young University majoring in Microbiology. Her platform issue is, “Encouraging Girls in STEM.”
Local Miracle Maker Award
An award was also given to the local pageant that raised the most funds for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals over the past year. The Miss Farmington Pageant was recognized for raising $3,062. They received a trophy and 2 tickets to Saturday morning’s farewell breakfast with Miss Utah 2016, Lauren Wilson.
Voting for the People’s Choice winner closes Thursday at 11:59 pm. Cast your vote here.