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Miss Cobb County and Miss Cobb Teen to compete at state event


The 78th Miss Georgia Scholarship Competition will be held June 14th -17th, 2023 in Columbus, Georgia at the RiverCenter of Performing Arts. Winners of the annual Miss Cobb County Pageant, Miss Cobb County Ludwidg Louizaire and Miss Cobb County’s Teen Charlie Key, will be representing the county in the Miss Georgia and Miss Georgia’s teen competitions.

The Miss Cobb County Pageant spotlights the talents and achievements of the most outstanding young women in Cobb County and provides the local link to the Miss Georgia and Miss America Pageant, organizers said in a news release.

There are 56 Miss candidates and 36 Teen contestants competing for a spot in the finals. The new Miss Georgia and Miss Georgia’s Teen will represent the Peach State in the Miss America and Miss America’s Teen contests in Florida next January.

Louizaire, 25, is a 2019 cum laude graduate of Hampton University with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and communications. She is employed as a marketing coordinator, and her educational goal is to receive a master’s degree in business at Georgia State University. She has promoted her community service initiative “Education for Every Student” by conducting college application workshops and tutoring services for disadvantaged youth. She also founded the “Roads to the Classroom” backpack drive.

Louizaire is a first-generation college graduate with support from the Miss America scholarship program. In the talent judging, Louizaire will bring her own vocal style to “Believe” made popular by Cher.  She is the daughter of Jean and Alvina Louizaire.

Charlie Key is a rising senior at the Springwood School. The 17-year-old Key plans to earn a degree in broadcast journalism and become a sports sideline reporter. She is an advocate for “Healthy Moms and Strong Babies – March of Dimes.”  Her leadership roles include “March of Dimes Mondays” social media promotions and being team captain for many fundraisers. 

Key is the newly elected president of the Student Government Association. Her various accomplishments include all-star state soccer team, and varsity track team, lead roles in over 20 plays/musicals, and international podcaster for “Be A Light.” Key will sing “In My Dreams” from Anastasia in the talent competition.  Her parents are Michael and Jennifer Key.

The judging for both competitions is: 10-minute private interview (30%), fitness in aerobic wear (20%), 90-second talent (20%), evening gown red carpet (20%), and on-stage question (10%).

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