Through the foresight of the Miss America Organization, who instituted the personal platform as part of the competition in 1990 , each local and state Titleholder selects an issue of importance to her community and society.
Miss West Texas contestants have concentrated on significant issues facing America today including: strengthening families, promoting health and healing , the effect of domestic violence on society and ways to motivate children to obtain their education. In Support for these platforms, the Miss West Texas Scholarship Organization works closely with community oriented programs throughout the city and county.
. The Organization is a remarkable community of people dedicated to the idea that talent, commitment and hard work can make you and your community better. The changes we are making are in step with society today and focus on providing young women, throughout the city and surrounding West Texas counties, with an opportunity to achieve their goals by: