Update: The judges are introduced

sokamoto@ledger-enquirer.comJune 19, 2010 

8:41 p.m.: The judges are introduced and they talk about what they're looking for in a contestant in taped segments.

The judges are Dana Dalton, Jonathan Black, Sacha Turner, Kevin Hall and Candice Little Wickersham.

8:36 p.m.: Georgia's Outstanding Teen semi-finalists compete in fitness. They are wearing form-fitting tops, shorts and athletic shoes.

They are Miss Columbus Julia Martin, 15; Miss Fulton County MaRah Williams, 16; Miss Cobb County Tara Lynn Steele, 17; Miss Troup County Meagan Sharp, 17; Miss Rome Katie Grego, 16; Miss Southern Heartland Maggie Bridges, 17; Miss Capital City Camille Sims, 17; Miss Acworth Amelia Hunt, 14; Miss Forsyth/Lake Lanier Julia West, 15, and Miss Southeast Georgia Jaicee Brewton, 17.

8:35 p.m.: There really is a Miss Congeniality Award. No, Sandra Bullock didn't make an appearance, but Miss Cherokee Rose Michaela Lackey, 20, took the prize.

8:11 p.m.: Miss Columbus Julia Martin, 15, plays "Sonata in E-Minor, Opus 38, No. 1" on the cello; Miss Fulton County MaRah Williams, 16, sings "The Circle of Life"; Miss Cobb County Tara Lynn Steele, 17, did a jazz dance to "Right Now"; Miss Troup County Meagan Sharp, 17, sings "Ave Maria"; Miss Rome Katie Grego, 16, plays "A Beautiful Storm" on the piano; Miss Southern Heartland Maggie Bridges, 17, sings "Somewhere"; Miss Capital City Camille Sims, 17, sings "A Tisket, A Tasket"; Miss Acworth Amelia Hunt, 14, dances en pointe to "Don Quixote"; Miss Forsyth/Lake Lanier Julia West, 15, "I Will Always Love You," and Miss Southeast Georgia Jaicee Brewton, 17, tap dances to "Hit Me Up."

8:07 p.m.: Georgia's Outstanding Teen Brianna Godshalk talks to co-hosts April Brinson Slaughenhoup and Michael Ruddell about her reign.

8:8:02 p.m.: The Miss Georgia Top 10 semi-finalists compete in swimsuit.

They are Miss Atlanta Laura Stone, 23; Miss Cherokee Rose Michaela Lackey, 20; Miss University of Georgia Laura McLeod, 21; Miss Gwinnett County Kristen Springer, 21; Miss Southern Heartland, Christiana McCauley, 21; Miss Capital City Jamie Kelton, 22; Miss Golden Isles Carly Floyd, 21; Miss Rome Briana Jewett, 21; Miss Cobb County Casey Walker, 21, and Miss Columbus Lauren Edmunds, 21.

8:01 p.m.: For the past three nights, Miss Georgia 2009 Emily Cook and the hip hop group UNEEK-EFX danced and sang to Lady Gaga's "Telephone." Tonight, they were joined by Beyonce, who is also known as Miss Georgia 2008 Chasity Hardman.

7:44 p.m.: The Top 10 contestants are revealed.

The Miss Georgia Top 10 semi-finalists are Miss Atlanta Laura Stone, 23; Miss Cherokee Rose Michaela Lackey, 20; Miss University of Georgia Laura McLeod, 21; Miss Gwinnett County Kristen Springer, 21; Miss Southern Heartland, Christiana McCauley, 21; Miss Capital City Jamie Kelton, 22; Miss Golden Isles Carly Floyd, 21; Miss Rome Briana Jewett, 21; Miss Cobb County Casey Walker, 21, and Miss Columbus Lauren Edmunds, 21.

The Georgia's Outstanding Teen semi-finals are Miss Columbus Julia Martin, 15; Miss Fulton County MaRah Williams, 16; Miss Cobb County Tara Lynn Steele, 17; Miss Troup County Meagan Sharp, 17; Miss Rome Katie Grego, 16; Miss Southern Heartland Maggie Bridges, 17; Miss Capital City Camille Sims, 17; Miss Acworth Amelia Hunt, 14; Miss Forsyth/Lake Lanier Julia West, 15, and Miss Southeast Georgia Jaicee Brewton, 17.

7:40 p.m.: Georgia's Outstanding Teen 2009 Brianna Godshalk introduces the teen contestants.

7:32 p.m.: The co-hosts are introduced, the hip hop dance group UNEEK-EFX are on the stage with Miss Georgia 2009 Emily Cook and the 40 contestants.

The 7:30 p.m.: The 2010 Miss Georgia Scholarship Pageant begins right on time as Miss Georgia 2008 Chasity Hardman sings the National Anthem.

It's also being broadcast on WRBL-TV 3's website.

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