And then there was one: Texas State students vie in MTV contest
University News Service
July 6, 2007
McCall Adams, a 24-year-old senior from
As of this week, she’s the only Bobcat still in the picture. MTVU notified the pre-physician assistant senior earlier this week that she’d made it into the final three after online voting was tabulated.
“If I were to win this position I would be extremely thankful. I love to experience new things in my life and I definitely think this would qualify as one,”
“I feel that winning this could give me an opportunity to experience something completely different before going to get my masters as a Physician Assistant,” she said. “I lived in
In addition to
Having three different contestants from the same school in the running for such a national contest is unusual, said MTVU spokesman Jason Rzepka.
“We do calls for submissions often for various opportunities and it is rare to see three finalists from the same school,” Rzepka said. “There must be something down there in the water.”
According to MTVU, the winner of the voting will be flown to
MTVU is MTV’s 24-hour college channel. It reaches college students all across the nation. Contests are held frequently to find the best musicians, filmmakers, writers, digital pioneers and activists on campus, which is what this VMA contest is.
This particular competition began last spring when MTVU came to
Each of the top 10 ladies have a profile featured on Neutrogena and MTVU’s web page describing why they should be the VMAs’ correspondent as well as other interesting facts.
This is the first time this chance has been available and representatives from MTVU are excited about the opportunities the correspondent position will open for the winner.
“It’s great exposure and we find all the time that when we showcase students on our channel it tends to open up doors to further their careers in a number of different ways so we are always on the lookout for the next great VJ or someone who can contribute to our programming,” Rzepka said.
For now, it is too early to say whether or not this contest will become an annual occurrence but the possibility is under discussion at MTVU.
“We are definitely very encouraged by the submissions and we are looking forward to seeing whom the audience connects with and whom they select to capitalize on this great opportunity,” Rzepka said.
Vote for your favorite at http://www.neutrogena.mtvu.com.