Thursday, November 20, 2014

Miss Mankato Scholarship Pageant 2015 Press Release:
Miss Mankato 2014 Kaitie Borneke and Miss Minnesota 2014 Savannah Cole will crown a new Miss Mankato 2015 this Saturday, November 22, at 7:00PM.
To be held at the Fitzgerald Middle School Theater,110 North 5th Street. Miss Minnesota will be performing her talent.
The Miss Mankato Scholarship Pageant is a preliminary to Miss America. They will be judged in Interview, Lifestyle and Fitness,Talent and Evening Gown.
There are 8 contestants competing for the title of Miss Mankato 2015.
In alphabetical order: Summer Boettcher, Joeleen Dittman, Hannah Funk, Lauren Fellows, Kirsten Malcom, Kami Patrin, Chelsea Swiggum, and Megan Westermayer.
Tickets are $15 at the door available for sale 1 hour prior to the pageant.
Children 10 and under $10.
100 % volunteer community program
Contact: Shelly Bartlett

Sunday, September 15, 2013

The Miss Mankato 2015 Scholarship Pageant will be held November 1, 2014. If you are interested in competing for Miss Mankato 2015 please contact Director Shelly Bartlett at or inbox us at our facebook link!/pages/Miss-Mankato-Scholarship-Organization/512247578867612


Sunday, June 09, 2013

Roomates for the week!

Miss Mankato is ready for Miss Minnesota!

Miss Mankato is so ready for Miss Minnesota 2013!



" I've done all that I can. The rest is in God's hands. Let pageant week begin" ~Gabrielle Chavers Miss Mankato 2013

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Miss Mankato 2007 crowned Mrs Johnson!


Our Miss Mankato family was so honored to be a part of Jennifer Hudspeth's wedding day. She is more than Miss Mankato 2007/ Miss Minnesota 2007..she is family and we love her more than words can say! Thank you Jenn for bringing so much joy into our lives!

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Miss America Interview!

Our very own Miss Mankato crowned Miss Minnesota 2007 interviewed Miss America Laura Kaeppelar for KDLT News . Jennifer's exact words "she is such a doll!" What a fun interview for Jennifer!What a small world we live in!

Saturday, November 03, 2012

Miss Mankato Scholarship Pageant is tonight!

Miss Mankato 2013 is tonight!

Miss Mankato 2012 Kiah Bennett and Miss Minnesota 2012 Siri Freeh, will crown a new Miss Mankato 2013 this Saturday, November 3, at 7:00PM.

To be held at the Fitzgerald Middle School Theater,110 North 5th Street. Miss Minnesota Siri Freeh will be performing on stage one last time before she leaves to compete for Miss America in January. Live on ABC January 12th.

There are 7 contestants competing for the title of Miss Mankato 2013.

The Miss Mankato Scholarship Pageant is a preliminary to Miss America. They will be judged in Interview, Lifestyle and Fitness, Evening Gown, and Talent.


Emcee's for the pageant are KARE 11 news reporter Bryan Piatt   and former KEYC news reporter Jennifer Hudspeth.

Judges are Anne Davis, Stacy Steinhagen


Tickets are $12 each....or $10 at the door with a donation to the Mankato ECHO Food Shelf.

Sunday, October 28, 2012

Our Hosts for Miss Mankato 2013

Bryan Piatt is the morning reporter at KARE 11 News in Minneapolis, MN.
 Jennifer Hudspeth is the evening anchor for the 5, 6, and 10'oclock at KDLT News, in Sioux Falls South Dakota. A former Miss Mankato 2007 crowned Miss Minnesota, and a Quality of Life finalist at
Miss America.

Who will be Miss Mankato 2013?

6 of the 7 contestants before mock interviews today

Who will be crowned Miss Mankato 2013? 

The crown and sash would fit perfect on any of these talented young ladies!

Monday, October 08, 2012

Miss Mankato 2013 NEW FLASH!

If you are interested in competing in the Miss Mankato 2013 Scholarship Pageant on November 3rd the paperwork deadline is quickly approaching (October 13th -no exceptions). Please contact Shelly at for more information.  This year we are very excited to announce a KARE 11 news anchor will co host the pageant with Jennifer Hudspeth.

Miss Mankato 2013 Pageant is November 3rd, 2013 at 7:00PM
Fitzgerald Middle School Theater
110 N 5th St, Mankato, MN.

Host Hotel is the
Microtel Inn & Suites Mankato
200 St Andrews Dr, Mankato, MN 56001   
( mention Miss Mankato Pageant)

Monday, September 17, 2012

Thank you to Miss Mankato Kiah Bennett and all the beautiful young ladies that attended the info meeting! We had a wonderful turn out ! For those that may still be interested in competing for the title of Miss Mankato 2013 ...the deadline to sign up is October 6th.
Email Shelly at for more info.

Monday, September 03, 2012

Miss America 2004 is looking for you!

ATTENTION ALL YOUNG LADIES 17-24 who will wear this sash?... Ericka Dunlap MISS AMERICA 2004 is looking for YOU! Are you interested in competing or do you know of any young lady that would be a good Miss Mankato! Please inform her of the Miss Mankato Scholarship Pageant informational meeting, September 16th at INdiGO Organic from 12:00 noon until 2:00PM. Miss Mankato 2013 pageant will be held November 3, 2013. Contact: for more info.

ATTENTION: please come PHOTO ready! Also for those who are interested and would like to stay (3:00 to 4:00), we will play segments of past years Miss Mankato Pageant's and a former Miss America's interview. The community of Mankato is looking forward to meeting the next Miss Mankato 2013...will it be you?

Sunday, July 08, 2012