The 2015 Miss University of Alabama competition will take place Saturday, February 21, 2015, 7:00 p.m. at the Bama Theater in downtown Tuscaloosa.  17 UA students from six different states are competing for the privilege of representing The University of Alabama at various Alumni and University events throughout the Southeast.

With the reputation of being one of the most competitive Miss Alabama preliminary programs in the state, the 2015 Miss University of Alabama competition will have 17 beautiful, talented, and intelligent contestants competing in categories of Private Interview, Swimsuit/Physical Fitness, Talent, Evening Wear, and On-Stage Question.  The winner will receive numerous gifts including a full-tuition scholarship and book scholarships for her year of service and will represent the University at the 2015 Miss Alabama Pageant in Birmingham in June and, if selected the winner, at the Miss America competition in September.

Contestants competing for the title of 2015 Miss University of Alabama include:  Avery Cooper, Smiths, AL; Colleen Dolan, Brooklyn, NY; Payton Edberg, Enterprise, AL; Allison Farris, Jasper, AL; Maggie Gehlsen, DeWitt, Iowa; Abigail Gwarjanski, Fort Payne, AL; Jennifer Lamonaca, Wilmington, DE; Meg McGuire, Muscle Shoals, AL; Lakeidra Mims, Monroeville, AL; Payton Palmer, Cullman, AL; Jennifer Peoples, Odenville, AL; Kayla Repasky, Gettysburg, PA; Shelby Lynne Shaw, Collierville, TN; Chandler Shields, Huntsville, AL; Destiny Stewart, Tuscaloosa, AL; Courtney Turner, Decatur, AL.

The Miss University of Alabama Program is an official preliminary competition for the Miss Alabama and Miss America Organizations and is sponsored by the University of Alabama National Alumni Association.  Tickets are $15 adults, $10 students and seniors, $5 children under age 10 and may be purchased at the Bama Theatre box office beginning at 5:30 p.m. the night of the competition.  For further information regarding the 2015 Miss University of Alabama Pageant, please contact Carol Wright, Director, at 205-752-3774.