The finalists posed in their first picture together wearing zebra-print bikinis from Michelle Mone’s new Ultimo collection.
CLAIRE-LOUISE FERGUS, 17, is a childcare student from Kilmarnock.
BIANCA RIGHETTI, 22, of Bellshill, Lanarkshire, studies complementary medicine.
DEBORA BUCKIE, 20, from Falkirk, is an air stewardess, while Edinburgh’s REBECCA IRVING, 19, is a model.
Leggy LAURA McGREGOR, 23, of Bothwell, Lanarkshire, wants to present her own radio show and JAMEY BOWERS, 19, of Edinburgh, works in fashion retail.
DIANE MATHIESON, 18, of Saltcoats, Ayrshire, is a lifeguard, and stunning KATHARINE BROWN, 22, is a tennis coach from Dunblane, Stirlingshire. Dumbarton pharmacist NICOLE ELLIOTT is 24, and drama student EMMA ALI, 20, is from Dumfries.
The girls will battle for the Miss Scotland 2009 title.
And the lucky winner will take home �10,000, become the face of Rox jewellery and scoop a year’s worth of Ultimo lingerie.
She’ll get a year’s free haircare from Taylor Ferguson, a holiday, a radio audition and a TV showreel.
And she’ll compete in Miss World.
This weekend our girls will be in Glasgow’s Sloans bar preparing for the glitzy final on May 14. They’ll learn Bollywood dancing, get style tips from Scottish Sun Fashion Editor Janis Sue Smith, and be interviewed for STV’s Five Thirty Show.
Then, after heading to Glasgow’s Hilton Hotel to freshen up, they’ll be at The Living Room, where the current Miss Scotland, Stephanie Willemse, 20, will give them some pointers.