Sixteen girls vied for the crown, but only one could represent the university as Miss Tech 2012.
Lauren Vizza, a junior political science major from Shreveport, was crowned Miss Tech on Nov. 10 in Howard Auditorium.
First runner-up was Mallory Cox, a junior math major from Ruston. Second runner-up was Christiana Hayward, a senior biology major from Monroe. Third runner-up was Jessica Vinson, a senior professional aviation major from Abilene, Texas, and fourth runner-up was Jessica Walters, a junior animal science major from West Monroe.