Miss Tennessee Scholarship Competition coming back to Memphis for 2022

Samuel Hardiman
Memphis Commercial Appeal
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The Miss Tennessee Scholarship Competition will be in Memphis in 2022, making it the second straight year the competition will be in the Bluff City. 

The competition will be held June 19 -2 at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts in Downtown Memphis, Janie Albright, spokeswoman for Miss Tennessee, said Tuesday. 

Tally Bevis, the 2021 Miss Tennessee Scholarship winner, was honored Tuesday by the Memphis City Council during the council's regular meeting. 

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Miss Nashville 2021 Tally Bevis is officially crowned Miss Tennessee during the final of the scholarship competition at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, July 3, 2021.

Bevis has a nonprofit, Vote with a Vision. It aims to combat voter apathy among younger Tennessee residents. 

"I tried to take a look at what could be the most impactful not only that day," said Bevis, a graduate of Belmont University. "The initiative needs to be something that could change their trajectory or their habits long term."

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