Info Meeting Planned for Teen Pageant at SWOSU

Miss America Outstanding Teen Lacey Russ 

An informational meeting is planned for Sunday, September 12, for the 3rd annual Miss SWOSU Outstanding Teen Pageant.

The pageant is for girls ages 13-17 and is open to any girl in the state of Oklahoma. The info meeting is planned for 3 p.m. in the Memorial Student Center Skyview Room.

Lacey Russ of Cordell won last year's Miss SWOSU Outstanding Teen Pageant and then went on to win the Miss Oklahoma Outstanding Teen Pageant and just recently won the Miss America Outstanding Teen Pageant. 

Debbie Brown, director of the teen and Miss SWOSU pageants, said all girls are invited to the info meeting. Entry deadline for the pageant will be October 17.  The teen pageant is limited to the first eight contestants that sign up. The pageant will be held on November 13 on the SWOSU campus in Weatherford.

The mission of the teen pageant is to provide an opportunity for Oklahoma's young teenage ladies to compete in a first-class teen scholarship pageant and to encourage them to continue pursuing their talents, become positive influences in their communities and develop into mature, responsible women of the highest morals and integrity.

The entry fee is $125. To be eligible, girls can not turn 18 before July 31. The contract and entry forms are on the Miss SWOSU website at and then click on Miss SWOSU Outstanding Teen.

For more information about the pageant, call Brown at 580.774.3063.