The schedule is tight. The competition is fierce. Miss Missouri Shandi Finnessey of Florissant says her life is not her own this week as she competes in the Miss America pageant in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The schedule gets even tighter here on out. The first of three days of peliminary competition begins today with the final night of competition set for Saturday. Finnessey is a graduate of Lindenwood University and plays the piano as her talent.