Miss Mississippi Scholarship Pageant kicked off Wednesday with the first night of preliminary competition in Vicksburg.
There was a tie in the talent competition, according to Miss Mississippi Scholarship Pageant Press Chairman Lori Burke, and both won a $500 scholarship.
▪ Miss Meridian Tanner Fant, a dance student at University of Alabama performed a lyrical dance to “Titanium”
▪ Miss Dixie Holly Harrington sang a vocal arrangement of “My Man”
The winner of the swimsuit competition won a $400 scholarship:
▪ Miss Vicksburg Elizabeth Buys, who was last year’s first-runner up and is a student at Mississippi State University.
Two more nights of preliminary competition remain until the final night of competition in Vicksburg at 8 p.m. Saturday, which can be viewed locally on WLOX.
Miss Mississippi 2017
When: 8 p.m. Saturday
Tune in: WLOX