“I think there are probably a lot of people who are going to be interested in either being missionary pilots or using skills as a mechanic. It just adds one more element to your skill set if you are wanting to go to the mission field.”
According to National Public Radio, the past three decades have seen college tuition increase at a faster rate than both inflation and income.
“In Arizona, for example, parents have seen a 77 percent increase in costs. In Georgia, it’s 75 percent, and in Washington state, 70 percent [in the last five years],” according to NPR.
According to collegedata.com, the average budget for a student during the 2012-2013 academic school year. was $22,826.
Lights, glitz and glam may seem like the only things needed to be Miss North Greenville University; however, this coveted title also requires a great amount of tenacity, chutzpah and heart.
The winner of Miss NGU 2013, Megan Lindler, junior, said, “Being Miss NGU is more than just winning a competition, as some of my many responsibilities include presenting awards and making appearances at any event which may benefit the school and promote my position.”