City of Muskegon Celebrates Miss Michigan's 85th Anniversary


Muskegon has been home to Miss Michigan since 1951. Mayor Ken Johnson, City of Muskegon celebrated Miss Michigan's 85th Anniversary on stage, surrounded by past Miss Michigans at the historic Frauenthal Center. He also proclaimed June 15th, 2024, as Miss Michigan Scholarship Program Day.

"The City of Muskegon congratulates the Miss Michigan Scholarship Program on its 85th anniversary.

Whereas, the City of Muskegon became the hometown of the Miss Michigan Scholarship Pageant in 1951; and

Whereas, Muskegon County is the birthplace of Nancy Ann Fleming, who won the Miss Michigan title while competing as Miss White Lake and went on to become Miss America in 1961; and

Whereas, the Miss Michigan Scholarship Program is part of the Miss America organization, which is one of the largest scholarship providers for women in the world; and

Whereas, the mission of the Miss Michigan Scholarship Program is to "prepare great women for the world, prepare the world for great women"; and

Whereas, the Miss America organization seeks to empower women everywhere to make a difference through charitable and community service endeavors; and

Whereas, the greater Muskegon community is proud to welcome Miss Michigan Scholarship Program organizers, participants, their families, friends, and supporters;

Therefore, we wish to extend congratulations and best wishes to you all on the occasion of this very special 85th anniversary and to honor the program's longevity.

We celebrate the Miss Michigan Scholarship Program for empowering young women and being a major provider of scholarship assistance to women across the state of Michigan.

We congratulate program participants on your progress and the positive contributions you have made and will make to your communities. And we wish you continued success.

Now, therefore, be it resolved that I, Kenneth D. Johnson, Mayor of the magnificent City of Muskegon in the great State of Michigan, do hereby proclaim June 15th, 2024, to be Miss Michigan Scholarship Program Day."

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