Chelsey Blank wins Miss Southeastern Crown
Thursday, December 6, 2018
by: Tonya Lowentritt
CROWNING MOMENT – Miss Southeastern 2018 Alyssa Larose of Kenner crowns Chelsey Blank of Paulina as Miss Southeastern 2019 at the annual pageant held Friday. (Photo credit goes to Kekoa Hayashi of The Lion’s Roar.)
HAMMOND – Southeastern Louisiana University accounting major Chelsey Blank of
Paulina has been chosen Miss Southeastern 2019.
Blank received her crown from Miss Southeastern 2018 Alyssa Larose of Kenner at the annual pageant Friday (Nov. 30) at Southeastern’s Vonnie Borden Theatre. Sponsored by the Campus Activities Board, the pageant is affiliated with the Miss America Pageant system.
A junior, Blank also received the Talent Award as well as the Student Government Association (SGA) Academic Award.
First runner up was Aesha Magee, a senior health systems management major from Mount Hermon.
Second runner up was Lily Torbert, a sophomore from Houma double majoring in biological sciences and Spanish. Torbert also won the Miss Congeniality award.
Baylee Smith, a junior political science major from Amite, took home both Lifestyle and Fitness and the People’s Choice awards.
Junior business administration major Kayla Chategnier of Luling received the Miracle Maker Award.
Blank will advance to the Miss Louisiana’s pageant that will be held in Monroe in June.