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Miss Arkansas preliminary award winners

Miss Jonesboro Maggie Benton and Miss Johnson County Emma Pitts (L) share the preliminary award for 'Artistic Expression" Miss White River Claudia Raffo (R) received an award for preliminary 'Lifestyle and Fitness in Swimsuit'. (Photo: Danny Barger Photography)

Miss Arkansas 2017 preliminary competitions are in full swing.

Preliminary competitions began Tuesday night and continue up until the crowning of Miss Arkansas on Saturday night.

Below is a recap of all preliminary awards given in the first two nights.

Tuesday night:

  • Preliminary Artistic Expression-Miss Arkansas Tech University Kelsey Stone
  • Preliminary Lifestyle and Fitness in Swimsuit- Miss Northeast Arkansas Bailey Moses

Tuesday night Alpha:

  • Preliminary Artistic Expression- Miss Arkansas Tech University Kelsey Stone
  • Preliminary Lifestyle and Fitness in Swimsuit- Miss Arkansas Delta Ashley Ehrhart

Wednesday night:

  • Preliminary Artist Expression co-winners- Miss Johnson County Emma Pitts and Miss Greater Jonesboro Maggie Benton
  • Preliminary Lifestyle and Fitness in Swimsuit- Miss White River Claudi Raffo

Wednesday night Alpha:

  • Preliminary Artistic Expression- Miss Johnson County Emma Pitts
  • Preliminary Lifestyle and Fitness in Swimsuit co-winners- Miss Lights of the Delta India Kuykendall and Miss River Delta Hannah Oliver

An alpha award is given to first-time Miss Arkansas contestants that receive the most points in their groups each night.

In addition to the awards, the 44 contestants are competing for over $167,000 in scholarship funds.

Reigning Miss America Savy Shields will also be in attendance to help crown the new winners.

For those who cannot attend, the final night of the Miss America competition will be broadcast live on KATV beginning with a special 30-minute program at 7:00 p.m.


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