Celebrating 80 anniversaries of gowns, glitz and glamor, the Miss South Carolina pageant has returned to The Township in Columbia, where two young women will be crowned Miss South Carolina and Miss South Carolina Teen this weekend.
“We have beautiful young ladies from all across our state that are competing and I’m impressed by all of them,” said Chaz Ellis, vice president of the Miss South Carolina Scholarship Organization. “To be at this point in their life and taking this opportunity so seriously and doing all they can to represent and be a state ambassador for South Carolina is amazing.”
But just how well do you know the Miss South Carolina pageant? Put on your thinking tiara and prepare to test your knowledge of one of our guiltiest (and blingiest) pleasures.
Find the answers on Page 5C.
1. Which famous TV correspondent won Miss South Carolina 1987?
a. Rosie O’ Donnell
b. Nancy O’Dell
c. Leeza Gibbons
d. Vanna White
2. How many contestants will compete for the Miss South Carolina crown in this year’s event?
3. Who was named Miss South Carolina 2015?
a. Erika Powell
b. Lanie Hudson
c. Amanda Brooks
d. Daja Dial
4. How many times has Miss South Carolina gone on to win the Miss America crown?
5. What charity does Miss America support?
a. St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
b. Children’s Miracle Network
c. March of Dimes
d. Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation
6. Which former MTV personality won Miss South Carolina Teen and went on to win the title of Miss Teen USA?
a. Carmen Electra
b. Jenny McCarthy
c. Vanessa Lachey
d. Adrienne Bailon
7. What is the age range to compete for Miss South Carolina?
8. What year did the Miss South Carolina pageant begin?
9. Which former Miss South Carolina lost 110 pounds to win the crown?
a. Kelly Sloan
b. Bree Boyce
c. Lanie Hudson
d. Sara Stone
10. Which of these cities was the first to host the Miss South Carolina pageant?
b. Myrtle Beach