Mackenzie Belle Day of Harlan Kentucky is crowned The Miss Southeast Scholarship Pagenat winnerThe annual Miss Southeast Scholarship Pageant was held Saturday on the Cumberland campus of Southeast Kentucky Community amp; Technical College. Seven students representing each of the SKCTC campuses at Harlan, Bell and Letcher counties competed for the title. The winner was Mackenzie Belle Day of Harlan. She will receive a one-semester scholarship to attend Southeast that is valued at $1,000. She will also represent the college during the Kentucky Mountain Laurel Festival. Dr. W. Bruce Ayers, SKCTC president, is shown with Allyson Renee Layne, left, of Cumberland, second runner up, and the winner, Ms. Day; Abbey Brooke Abraham, of Harlan, was the first runner up. Contestants were judged on their talent, poise and appearance, interview and response to an on-stage question.
(Photo by Chris Jones)