Miss SWOSU Wins Scholarship at Miss Oklahoma Pageant


Pinkey PatelSouthwestern Oklahoma State University’s Pinkey Patel of Chandler has already won an award at this week’s Miss Oklahoma Pageant.

Patel won the $1,000 Miss America Academic Scholar Award on Monday. Only one of these awards was given, and Patel won the award for her 4.0 grade point average. She is a junior majoring in pre-pharmacy at SWOSU.

 Patel will start preliminary competition Tuesday night with the pageant continuing in Tulsa through June 9. She is among 44 contestants vying for the Miss Oklahoma title.