On Saturday, April 8th, The MCJH held their 2016-2017 Miss Beauty Pageant. There were 16 contestants in all. The pageant consisted of 3 rounds. All 16 girls were glamorous in there breath taking dresses. As they all came out in such elegance and poise, the judges found themselves struggling to choose just one winner. After the first round, the judges chose 8 to go on for the second round. The last round left the judges trying to decide on 3 ladies. With the beautiful smiles and stunning radiance of all the contestants, the judges chose 5 winners of the MCJH Miss Beauty Pageant. The winners were: Selena Rios for Ms. Congeniality, Kaci Michelle Taylor for Ms. Photogenic, Mary Massey for 1st place, Ashton Morgan Butcher for 2nd place, and Abigail Rain Bowlds for 3rd place. Their awards were presented by the 2015-2016 Queen Miss Landra Belle Stafford.
The contestants in the pageant were: 1. Abaigail Rain Bowlds(3rd place winner), daughter of Adam and Amy Bowlds. 2. Alysia Marie Nash, daughter of Douglas and Dawn Nash. 3. Layla Rae Amons, daughter of Marty and Angela Amons. 4. Ashton Morgan Butcher (2nd place winner). 5. Anna Rose Johns, daughter of Tina and Tina Johns. 6. Tristan Thompson, daughter of Corey and Cynthia Thompson. 7. Selena Rios (winner of Miss Congeniality), daughter of Anita and Nathan Romine, and Juan Rios. 8. Layla Gahzi, daughter of Laura and Bobby Johns. 9. Kaci Michelle Taylor (Miss Photogenic winner), daughter of Landi and Rocky Shrum and Savanah and Will Taylor. 10. Mary Massey (1st place winner), daughter of Jeff and Sherry Massey. 11. Cryslyn Rittenberry, daughter of Nicky and Amanda Rittenberry. 12. LuLu Chandler, daughter of Beth and Michael Chandler. 13. Caydra Diana Jenkins, daughter of Corey and Chrissy Jenkins. 14. Audrey Nicole Dyer, daughter of Jeff and Katie Gammon. 15. Ellie Marie Coley, daughter of Patrick and Jill Coley. 16. Julie Willis, daughter of Phillip and April Willis. would like to give
The organizers would like to give a special thanks to Wendy Dallas of The Flower and Gift Shop for all of the decorations and Championship Trophies for the trophies.