On Saturday, March 17th thirteen young ladies took to the stage for the Miss Valdosta High School Scholarship pageant. Contestants participated in interview, spirit/casual wear, evening gown and talent competition with the top 5 ladies competing in on-stage questions culminating in the crowning of Miss VHS 2018. Miss VHS will receive a $5000 scholarship at the conclusion of her reign next year after completing the appearances and other public relations requirements. The first runner up receives a $1000 scholarship and the third runner up receives a $350 scholarship. Congratulations to Miss VHS 2018, Brooke Meindl, 1st runner up, Sarah Creamer and 2nd runner up, Kenyatta Williams.
Brooke is the 16 year-old daughter of Arnie and Rebecca Meindl. Brooke is a member of the drama club and band. She enjoys acting, modeling, and singing. Brooke recently won best supporting actress at the region competition. She plans to pursue a career in acting.