Pilkington Welcome Home reception this evening

A Welcome Home reception is scheduled for the new Miss Nebraska Jacee Pilkington this evening at the Hampton Inn starting at 6:30 p.m. Pilkington told KNEB News one of the highlights of the evening for her will be perform her talent song, How Great Thou Art .

The event is free to the public. Pilkington will also discuss her first week as Miss Nebraska, spent almost entirely in North Platte with post pageant activities and the Nebraskaland Days celebration.

Miss America will be held in September of this year in Atlantic City, so a local fundraising golf tournament is being discussed to help raise money for Pilkington's expenses to Atlantic City. The date for that golf tournament and specifics of other fundraising activities will also be discussed by her local committee this evening.

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