Rebecca Gililland of Wolfforth was crowned Miss Caprock 2018 on Friday (Nov. 16) during the 61st annual Miss Caprock Scholarship Pageant at South Plains College. The pageant was held in the Tom T. Hall Studio.
“It means so much to me to represent SPC in such a special way,” Gililland said. “It would also allow me to financially help my parents who have done so much for me.”
Gililland, 20, is a sophomore psychology major. She is the daughter of Marsha and Tony Gililland of Wolfforth.
Gililland represented the Student Government Association. She received a $750 scholarship along with the crown and sash.
Shannell Alvarez, 20, was named first runner-up and she will receive a $500 scholarship. She is a sophomore Pre-Nursing major from Lubbock.
Allyssa Almager, 19, a freshman Pre-Veterinary Medicine major from Levelland; Autumn Bippert, 20, a sophomore photojournalism major from Austin; and Dominique Alexis Gonzales, 20, a sophomore accounting major from Whiteface, rounded out the top five.
Sharon Race, assistant professor of English, served as the Mistress of Ceremonies. Eleanor English was Miss Junior Caprock. Musical entertainment was provided by Emily Golden.
There were nine contestants representing SPC clubs, organizations or residence halls to compete for the title. The interview segment of the competition made up 50 percent of the total score with casual and evening wear comprising 25 percent. The contestants’ responses to the question segment counted as 25 percent on the judges’ ballots.