WTVM (WTVM) – COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) – Women all throughout Georgia had a huge night on Saturday. The fourth night of the Miss Georgia Scholarship Competition concluded with the official crowning of Miss Georgia 2022 and Miss Georgia’s Outstanding Teen.
Miss Georgia Scholarship Competition
The judges crowned Kelsey Hollis as Miss Georgia and Rebecca Zhang as Miss Georgia Outstanding Teen after a four-day competition. The RiverCenter for the Performing Arts in Columbus hosted the 77th annual competition.
Miss Capital City, Hollis, hails from Warner Robins, while Zhang hails from Gwinnett County’s Johns Creek.
There is more to this competition than meets the eye. Talen and private talks each account for 35%, on-stage interviews accounted for 15%, and stage presence accounted for 15%.
Miss Georgia Scholarship Competition is a part of the Miss American organisation, which is one of the most well-known in the United States, and works to empower young women through education and service.
The competition is a non-profit organisation that provides scholarships to deserving young women in order to assist them further their education and careers.
Kelsey Hollis succeeds Karson Pennington, Miss Georgia 2021, as the Peach State’s representative at the national Miss America pageant later this year.