Renee’ Picou wins Miss Southeastern crown
Contact: Tonya Lowentritt
Date: September 17, 2012
HAMMOND -- Southeastern Louisiana University biology major Renee' Picou of Livingston has been chosen Miss Southeastern 2013.
Picou received her crown from Miss Southeastern 2012 Jennifer Jarreau of Denham Springs at the annual pageant Saturday (Sept. 15) at Southeastern's Pottle Music Building Auditorium. Sponsored by the Campus Activities Board, the pageant is affiliated with the Miss America Pageant system.
A sophomore, Picou also received the Evening Gown Award, the Lifestyle and Fitness Award and the "People's Choice" Award.
First runner up was Erin St. Pierre, a junior kinesiology major from Larose. St. Pierre also received the Miss Congeniality Award, the GPA Award for highest cumulative grade point average with the most credit hours, and the Miracle Maker Award for her fund raising efforts in connection with the Miss America Pageant's charity, the Children's Miracle Network,
Crystal Gonzalez of Hammond, a sophomore kinesiology major, was second runner-up.
Third runner up was freshman communication major Hailee Webber of Destrehan. Webber also won the Talent Award for her lyrical dance routine to "Turning Page" from the well-known movie "Breaking Dawn."
Picou will advance to the Miss Louisiana pageant, which will be held in Monroe in June.
1) RENEE' PICOU WINS 2013 SOUTHEASTERN CROWN -- Renee' Picou of Livingston was crowned Southeastern Louisiana University's new Miss Southeastern Saturday night (Sept. 15).
2) MISS SOUTHEASTERN 2013 WINNERS – A new Miss Southeastern was crowned Saturday night (Sept. 15) at the annual pageant. Award winners in the pageant included, from left, Hailee Webber third runner-up, Erin St. Pierre, first runner-up, Miss Southeastern 2013 Renee' Picou, and Crystal Gonzalez, second runner-up. Sponsored by Campus Activities Board, the pageant is affiliated with the Miss America pageant system.