Savannah Wash of Jasper was crowned the new Miss Gadsden State Community College 2015. Miss Wash is a freshman, majoring in general studies. She received a two-semester scholarship to Gadsden State, a $600 cash scholarship and numerous other prizes. In addition, she also received the lifestyle and fitness award. She was crowned by Victoria Cleveland, Miss Gadsden State Community College 2014.
The first alternate to Miss Gadsden State and the winner of the talent award was Breanna Lucas from Springville. Miss Lucas received $300 in cash scholarships.
Wash will represent Gadsden State in the Miss Alabama Pageant in June held at Samford University. Her other duties will include representing the College at recruiting functions, campus activities and community events.
Carrying out the theme of “Seasons of Emotions” the contestants entertained the audience with several production numbers along with performances by the Gadsden State Southern Belles and Ensemble. The musical numbers were under the direction of J.T. Harrell and the choreographer was Kay Smith-Foster. The stage design was by Teresa Rhea.
Six Gadsden State students competed for the title.
Each contestant is required to have a service platform which supports a community charity or organization. The contestants volunteered a combined total of 2,183 service hours promoting their platforms and raised $1,021 for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.