Miss Austin Peay State University – History

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There were 33 Miss Austin Peay State University winners to compete for Miss Tennessee, beginning in 1959.


Of the 33 Miss APSU winners to compete for Miss Tennessee:
2nd Runner-up = two (1983 & 1984)
3rd Runner-up = two (1960 & 1964)
Top Ten = four (1965, 1975, 1981 & 1987)
Non-Finalist Winners = nine
Preliminary Talent Winner = two
Preliminary Swimsuit Winners = five
Miss Congeniality = one

Although Miss APSU did not have a Miss Tennessee, there were two to win representing other locals:

Linda Faye Moore
Miss APSU 1975
Miss Nashville 1977
Miss Tennessee 1977
[Top Ten/Preliminary Swimsuit Winner at Miss America]

Regina Lynn Athnos
Miss APSU 1985
Miss TN Peach Festival 1987
Miss Tennessee 1987