Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Meredith Kirk of Myrtle Beach was crowned Mrs. South Carolina 2014 Saturday night at the Lexington Middle School Theatre in Lexington in front of a large crowd.
Kirk has been married for seven years to Dr. Landon Kirk, and has three boys, Benjamin, Soloman and Jordan. She is a LPGA golf professional, creative media specialist, model and founder of the Jr. Golf Exchange Organization.
“Meredith is a role model for all the women of South Carolina with her community involvement. Meredith is the perfect example for married women, who are beautiful, devoted to their families, intelligent and highly capable of being a role model for women across the nation. She is constantly giving back to her community through her charity organization Jr. Golf Exchange and bringing the ability for young people to enjoy golf with free access to golf clubs nationwide,” according to Fred Galle, director for Mrs. America and executive director for Mrs. South Carolina.
Kirk will compete for Mrs. America for two weeks in August 2014 at a five star resort.
“Meredith is really an inspiring woman and she is a fantastic role model for married women across South Carolina. She has excelled at her life experiences and continues to inspire everyone she meets,” according to Galle.
“This year each contestant received an $900 gift bag and the winner receives a prize package valued at over $75,000 in gifts, services, prizes including a trip to the nationally broadcast Mrs. America pageant and possibly even the Mrs. World pageant both pending TV network negotiations” according to Wendy Galle, director for Mrs. America and executive director Mrs. South Carolina.
“As an LPGA golf professional I have the opportunity on a daily basis to enrich the lives of my students and thus impact the future of our great nation. I love competing and want the opportunity to affect the lives of many individuals across the state, not just the ones that I have the pleasure of working with in my community. Through the Jr. Golf Exchange Organization , I’ve been able to provide free golf clubs and course access for young people to enjoy and learn the wonderful game of golf. In addition, wearing the crown for South Carolina it will give me the opportunity to work with many charities and make appearances throughout the state and nation,” said Kirk.