The Lion's Roar

Organizations postpone pageants to adjust for health and safety concerns

Miss SLU 2020 Janine Hatcher has been preparing for Miss Louisiana since November 2019 after she was crowned the title. As Miss Louisiana Organization postponed its 2020 competition to 2021, Hatcher plans to participate in the competition next year even if she crowns a new Miss SLU this fall.

Brynn Lundy, Staff Reporter

June 15, 2020

In concurrence with the Miss America Organization, the Miss Louisiana Organization has postponed its 2020 competition until 2021. The Miss Louisiana Organization is presenting current title holders with a few options. Each queen can either keep her title for another year, pass her crown to the next...

The crowns crossing campus

Sisters Mason and Madison Burnette, left to right, represent their community by participating in pageants. They hold the Miss Italian Festival and Miss Christmas on the Bayou titles, respectively.

Madeline Cancienne, Staff Reporter

February 5, 2019

The women on campus who become involved in pageantry may have varying amounts of experience, but many share the same values that the competition experience provides. Madison Burnette, a freshman kinesiology major, shared that her journey to the pageant world began when she was young. “I got involv...