April 12, 2013



UPC and Delta Upsilon accepting applications for Miss K-State

By Maggie Stephens

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Union Program Council, or UPC, and Delta Upsilon fraternity will host the university’s inaugural Miss K-State Competition at 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 23, in the K-State Student Union Grand Ballroom. The event will enable organizations to represent themselves and showcase one of their outstanding, well-rounded members who personifies talent, confidence, class and excellence at its finest.   

Contestants will participate in four rounds that showcase their talents, personality, improvising and speaking abilities, and K-State pride. The contestant with the most points at the end of all four rounds will be crowned Miss K-State 2013. Other contestants will be eligible for the Team Spirit Award that is given to the group that earns the most points by supporting their contestant and the Crowd Favorite Award that is awarded to the contestant that has raised the most money the night of the competition.

Participants must be current members of a campus organization with verification from the organization president, adviser or chair. Each participant is required to have at least a 3.0 grade point average. Only the first 20 contestants who meet the qualifications will be asked to compete. The entry fee for each contestant is $35. Completed applications must be submitted by 7 p.m. today to misskstate@gmail.com. Applications are available at k-state.edu/upc.

Event T-shirts are available for $12. Each T-shirt qualifies for admission into the competition. There is a $3 admission fee for those attending without a T-shirt. Tickets may be purchased from any Delta Upsilon fraternity member, in the Union Program Council office on the third floor of the K-State Student Union, or at the event. All proceeds from competition entry, T-shirt and admission fees will go to the Delta Upsilon Global Service Initiative, or GSI. The initiative offers members a unique opportunity to engage in direct service in developing nations and the United States while uniting their actions with the principles of the fraternity.

For more information about the competition, contact misskstate@gmail.com. For more information about Union Program Council and its events, visit k-state.edu/upc or call the office at 785-532-6571.