Miss Tech 2012 crowned

Nov 14, 2011 | General News

Sixteen girls vied for the crown, but only one could represent the university as Miss Tech 2012.
pageant winners

Pictured are Jessica Walters, fourth runner-up; Christiana Hayward, second runner-up; Miss Tech 2012 Lauren Vizza, first runner-up Mallory Cox and Jessica Vinson, third runner-up.

Lauren Vizza, a junior political science major from Shreveport, was crowned Miss Tech Thursday, Nov. 10 in Howard Auditorium.
First runner-up was Mallory Cox, a junior math major from Ruston; second runner-up was Christiana Hayward, a senior biology major from Monroe; third runner-up was Jessica Vinson, a senior professional aviation major from Abilene, Texas; and fourth runner-up was Jessica Walters, a junior animal science major from West Monroe.
Alecia Meyer, a junior animal science major major from Vivian, was named People’s Choice, and Vinson received Miss Congeniality.
The non-finalist talent awards went to Sonni Bennett, a junior nursing major from West Monroe; and Abby Chowns, a sophomore biology major from Monroe. Samantha Halphen, a sophomore nursing major from Benton, received the non-finalist community service award, and Meyer received the non-finalist academic award.
Vizza will represent Tech in the Miss Louisiana pageant in 2012.