The 2015 Miss UAFS Scholarship Pageant and the Princess Program at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith have set a Feb. 6. application deadline for those interested in participating in the events.


The pageant will take place at 7 p.m. March 14 in the ArcBest Performing Arts Center at 55 S. 7th St., and the winner automatically qualifies for the Miss Arkansas Scholarship Pageant.


The 2014 Miss UAFS Scholarship Pageant featured 24 contestants and awarded more than $19,000 in cash and scholarship awards last year, with Emily McCollom of Fort Smith winning the pageant.


The Princess Program, a separate activity, allows girls ages 5-10 to appear on stage during the Miss UAFS pageant. Participation for the program costs $100 per child, and girls receive a tiara, tickets to a tea party, a T-shirt, goodie bag, two tickets to the Miss UAFS Scholarship Pageant and a group photo with Miss UAFS and Miss Arkansas.


Miss UAFS application forms are available at For more information, contact Sherry Card by telephone at 479-788-7301 or by email at Registration forms for the Princess Program are available by contacting Angela Lamon at 479-788-7788.


Tickets for the Miss UAFS Scholarship Pageant are $10 and available online at or at the UAFS Box Office located in the Campus Center. 


Article by John Post, Director of Public Information
Date Posted: 
Monday, January 12, 2015
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