Ms. LSU Alexandria Pageant offers a quality scholarship competition for female students. The winner of the Ms. LSU Alexandria Pageant earns a $1000 Chancellor's Scholarship. The First Runner-Up will receive a Chancellor's Scholarship in the amount of $250 per semester for a total of $500 for the year.

Armwood named Ms. LSU Alexandria 2014

Kayla Nicole Armwood, a junior kinesiology major from Jackson, MS, was crowned Ms. LSU Alexandria at the 54th annual pageant on Saturday, April 26. She will receive a $1,500 scholarship and represent LSU Alexandria at official university functions during the 2014-2015 academic year. 

Armwood, whose pageant platform topic was, “Chronic Kidney Disease: The Story of My Life” is a member of the LSU Alexandria Soccer team and plays intramural sports at LSU Alexandria. Ms. Armwood also captured the awards for Ms. Congeniality and Ms. Photogenic.

Elizabeth Felix, a sophomore mathematics major from Forest Hill was chosen first runner-up and will receive a $1000 scholarship. She also captured the Top Ad Sales and People’s Choice awards. 

Bethani Taylor McDowell, a freshman elementary education major from Winnfield, was selected second runner-up and will receive a $500 scholarship.  Brittany Marie LaGrange, a junior biology major from Marksville won the Scholastic Achievement Award. Kayla Lyn Tyler, a sophomore Psychology major from Breaux, won the Director’s Award.

Contestants competed in casual and formal wear categories and participated in a pre-pageant interview with a three-member panel of judges from the community. The Ms. LSUA Pageant, which is open to any female student, has been held annually since 1961. Kathryn Wimmert, an academic counselor in the Office of Student Support, was the pageant director. 

Kaitlyn Gayle Nichols, a sophomore biology major from Gulfport, Ms, who served as Ms. LSU Alexandria 2013-2014, passed the crown to Armwood. 

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  • Ms. LSUA 2014 - Miss Kayla Nicole Armwood

    Kayla Nicole Armwood, a junior kinesiology major from Jackson, MS, was crowned Ms. LSU Alexandria at the 54th annual pageant on Saturday, April 26.

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  • Ms. LSUA 2013 - Miss Kaitlyn Gayle Nichols

    Kaitlyn Gayle Nichols, a freshman biology major from Gulfport, MS, was crowned Ms. LSU Alexandria at the 53rd annual pageant on Saturday, April 13.

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