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Miss Ludington Area Scholarship Program

January 5th, 2025

The 2024 Miss Ludington Area Scholarship Program will be held on Sunday, January 5th, 2025 at 2pm at West Shore Community College- 3000 N. Stiles Rd., Scottville. Awards include four different scholarships totaling $3,000 to be used toward the contestants education.

Athena Dila was crowned Ms. Ludington Area 2024 which earned her a $1,000 scholarship, photos, a sash, crown, flowers, tanning package, and hair styling. Dila also won the Talent Award and the Community Service Award which afforded her another $1, 500 in scholarships. Aubrey MacIntosh was the runner up and won a $500 scholarship. The People’s Choice Award went to Lanie Hutchinson and Andrea Shoop was named Miss Congeniality.

Contestants competing in 2023 were:

Athena Dila

Lanie Hutchinson

Aubrey MacIntosh

Andrea Shoop

About the Miss Ludington Area Scholarship Program

Eligible contestants must be age 18-28 and either work, live, or go to school in Manistee, Mason, Lake, or Oceana Counties. Contestants are judged based on talent, evening wear, on-stage interview, and their social impact initiative pitch. The winner is qualified to enter the Miss Michigan Pageant, a precursor to the Miss America Pageant.

Stay tuned for information on the 2024 Event!

For more information on the Miss Ludington Area Pageant, please contact:

(231) 690-3797

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