Pageant contestants are judged on beauty, poise and elegance.
Altogether, nearly 30 master’s and doctoral students took the challenge at MSU on Wednesday, and nine finalists spoke Thursday.
Advanced degrees weren’t the only thing on the line.
South Dakota Lottery officials say John Chalk Jr. of Brandon, Mississippi, has claimed the winning ticket from the Oct. 25 drawing.
Proceeds will benefit Oktibbeha County Volunteer Fire Departments, OSERVS and the Salvation Army’s Emergency Disaster Services.
Harmon is a 2011 Amory High School graduate who also graduated from Itawamba Community College in 2013.
Poindexter will take the collected items to sick children at Batson Children’s Hospital in Jackson.
Two each freshmen, sophomores and seniors, along with three juniors, are seeking the title of Miss Mississippi State University 2015.
Inkster will be playing for Team USA in this week’s ISPS Handa Cup.
One week each October packs a double thrill for Mississippi 4-H’ers.