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Miss Ludington Area Pageant

Postponed to 2021 due to Covid-19

Photo courtesy of Photography by Sue Brown
The Annual Miss Ludington Area Scholarship Pageant is held annually. Stay tuned for information on the 2021 pageant!

The pageant is open to never-married women between the ages of 17-24 (or high school seniors) from Mason, Manistee and Oceana counties. Contestants are judged based on-stage question, interview, talent and evening gown/social impact statement. The winner is qualified to enter the Miss Michigan Pageant, a precursor to the Miss America Pageant.

Awards from the 2019 pageant included:

Peoples Choice Winner: Andrea Shoop
Miss Congeniality: Mariah Gregurek
Platform Award: Paige Whitaker
Community Service Award: Jordan Goodman
Talent: Madelyn Shamel
First Runner Up: Jordan Goodman

For more information on the 2020 pageant, visit

About Miss Ludington 2020, Madelyn Shamel

18-year old Madelyn Shamel was crowned the 2020 Miss Ludington Area, held at West Shore Community College's Center Stage Theater.
2017 Miss Ludington, Leah Massie

Madelyn Shamel, 18, is enrolled at Calvin University. Her talent is contemporary dance and her platform is called "Better Together."

Madelyn follows Leah Massie, 2017 Miss Ludington Area, and competed against four other women for the title.

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