Dr. Karen Waters Thomas - Chief Judge - Woodruff, South CarolinaA former Miss Greater Greer, SC, Karen has served on the Miss Greater Greer Scholarship Pageant committee for 13 years, five of which she served as Executive Director.In her tenure as Executive Director, Karen led Jeanna Raney, Miss Greater Greer 2001 to the Miss South Carolina title before Jeanna placed as a quarterfinalist at the Miss America Pageant.
...Presently, Karen is a member of the Miss South Carolina Pageant Committee handling the "college credit" program she founded in that state wherein Miss South Carolina contestants receive three hours of college credit for holding their local titles.
For this program the Miss South Carolina Pageant
was awarded Miss America's 2002 Best Demonstrated Practice Award.Karen is a graduate of Sherman College of Chiropractic and is the owner of the Greer Chiropractic Clinic.
Karen's name appears on the accredited judge's list for Miss South Carolina preliminaries and has judged pageants in both South Carolina and Georgia.Karen
resides in Woodruff, South Carolina.