Miss Great Lakes & Miss South Bend Scholarship Pageants are official preliminary programs to Miss Indiana and Miss America.  Our Miss category is closed to ladies (aged 18-25) living, working, or attending school in the counties of Lake, Porter, LaPorte, Jasper,  Newton, Starke, Marshall, Pulaski, Fulton, & St. Joseph in Indiana. Our Teen category is open to young ladies (aged 13-17) living or attending school anywhere in the state of Indiana.