STARKVILLE, Miss. (WCBI) - It was a crowning achievement Saturday afternoon for 10 young girls in the area.
They participated in the Precious Pearls pageant sponsored by the Starkville chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority.
For the past several months, the girls have been participating in enrichment workshops like career exploration and proper etiquette.
During the pageant, they modeled school and church wear, and performed talents.
Kiersten Burnett was crowned “Miss Precious Pearl.” Olivia Stevenson was voted Miss Congeniality by her fellow contestants.
Each participant received certificates and gifts from the sorority.