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Miss ETBU

The Miss ETBU Scholarship Pageant is one of ETBU’s oldest and most cherished traditions. Miss ETBU represents the University both on campus and in the community, and is selected by a panel of judges based on her Christian character, poise, talent, and scholarship.

Miss ETBU receives a generous academic scholarship as well as the opportunity to represent the University throughout the community and region.

Guidelines for Miss ETBU

Listed below are the guidelines that pertain to qualifications, tenure, and disqualification of contestants or Miss ETBU. As an applicant, read the guidelines carefully.

I. Qualifications
A.    A contestant must not presently be serving as Miss ETBU.
B.    Contestants must have completed a minimum of thirty semester hours and they must have completed one year at ETBU prior to the pageant. 
C.    Contestants should indicate their intention of attending ETBU for at least one year following the pageant and of graduating from ETBU. The contestant should disqualify herself if anything would prevent her from fulfilling her duties as reigning Miss ETBU.
D.    Contestants must have a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.5 and must be in good standing with the university.
E.    Contestants should possess qualities of Christian character consistent with the ideals and purposes of the university.
F.    Contestants should live a life exhibiting high moral standards and a healthy lifestyle.  As a representative of the University, Miss ETBU will strictly adhere to University policies regarding use of tobacco, alcohol, or drugs.
G.    Contestants should be in good financial standing with the university.

II. Tenure and Duties
A.    Miss ETBU shall serve for one year from the time of her selection to the following year’s pageant.
B.    Miss ETBU shall represent the students and the university at various campus events and official functions when called upon (e.g. Tiger Day, Family Weekend, Homecoming, recruitment work, off-campus public relations events, etc.).
C.    Miss ETBU shall be expected to participate in parades (Fire Ant Festival, Marshall Christmas Parade, etc.) and be able to perform or speak at the request of ETBU faculty and staff (Lion’s Club, Rotary Club, etc.)
D.    Miss ETBU shall be expected to check in with the Marketing Department every two weeks to coordinate schedules and calendar.
E.    Miss ETBU shall be expected to be present at the following year’s pageant to present her title to her successor.

III. Disqualification
A.    Disciplinary probation or disciplinary suspension shall result in forfeiture of the title.
B.    Academic probation or suspension shall result in forfeiture of the title.
C.    Leaving school for reasons other than health or graduation shall result in forfeiture of the title.
D.    Unavailability for service as Miss ETBU through factors listed will result in forfeiture of the title.
E.    The Vice President for Student Life will decide when the above conditions are applicable.

Miss ETBU 2019 Talent Selection Guidelines

The talent portion of the competition is for you to show off what makes you who you are! You will have a maximum of four minutes to show your talents. The score for this portion will go into your overall score, but the contestant with the highest score in the talent portion will also be recognized at the end of the pageant.

We want to get an idea of what you will be doing for your talent. Please fill out the form below to help us start planning ahead. We will get more detail at the Miss ETBU tea.  You will be allowed to change your talent until your official talent form is due.

You will be allowed to have an accompanist to assist you with your talent. However, duets will not be allowed. We want your talent to be about you. Having someone else play a large part in your talent really takes away from you during the pageant.

Applicants are required to attend all events and rehearsals. Please make note of these before submitting your application. If you have a time conflict, notify Blair Prevost immediately to see if we can work around it.