Katibeth Mims, a student at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, will compete for the title of Ms. ABAC along with 20 other contestants at the 50th annual pageant on Feb. 21. The event begins at 7 p.m. in Howard Auditorium. The winner will receive a $500 academic scholarship.
The theme of this year’s contest is “The Golden Anniversary.” The pageant is sponsored by the Ag Business Club.
Mims, an agricultural communication and agribusiness major from Donalsonville, is sponsored by the Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow Club. She is the daughter of Greg and Stephanie Mims of Seminole County.
Admission is $10 per person. Tickets can be purchased from any Ag Business Club officer, in the Donaldson Dining Hall the week of the event, or by calling Dr. Audrey Luke-Morgan at (229) 391-4807.
Participants will compete in casual and evening wear. They will also be judged on a written essay and an interview with the judges.
Mike Chason, Director of Public Relations Emeritus, will serve as master of ceremonies. All proceeds from the Ms. ABAC pageant will benefit the American Cancer Society Relay for Life and ABAC’s 2019 National Agri-Marketing Association Team.