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EMCC announces 2014 Beauty & Beau Pageant winners

Release date: Feb. 6, 2014

 

East Mississippi Community College held its annual Beauty & Beau Pageant Feb. 4 at the college’s Scooba campus. Victoria Butler of Cedar Bluff was crowned “Most Beautiful” and Dante Sanders of Vicksburg was the judges’ choice for “Most Handsome.”

 

“Most Beautiful” winner Victoria Butler is from Cedar Bluff in Clay County. After graduating from EMCC, Butler plans to attend Mississippi State University and major in Apparel, Textiles and Merchandising. She aspires to be a designer for a top clothing line.

 

Butler’s hobbies include working out, spending time with family and friends, crafting and acting. She is currently assistant director for EMCC’s theatrical production of “The Mousetrap,” by Agatha Christie, scheduled for May 2-4 at the Lyceum Auditorium, Golden Triangle campus.

 

“Most Handsome” winner Dante Sanders is from Vicksburg. After graduating from EMCC, he plans to attend the University of Mississippi and major in Broadcast Journalism. Sanders aspires to be a CNN news anchor.

 

Sanders is a member of the EMCC Choir, EMCC Cheerleading Team and yearbook staff. He is the president of the Student Government Association at the Scooba campus, and serves as a Student Ambassador and a member of the Student Judiciary Committee. Sanders's classmates elected him Mr. EMCC, Scooba campus. His hobbies include community service, fitness, watching long movies and reading political magazines.

 

Other Top 10 finalists:

  • After graduating from East Mississippi Community College, Mamie Allen of West Point plans to attend Mississippi University for Women and major in Speech Pathology. Her hobbies include spending time with family and friends, going to the beach and attending Mississippi State University football and baseball games.

  • After graduating from East Mississippi Community College, Rachel Clay of DeKalb plants to attend the University of Southern Mississippi and earn a bachelor’s degree in nursing. Her career goal is to become a nurse anesthetist. Clay is a member of the EMCC Cheerleading Team, Phi Theta Kappa, Student Government Association and EMCC Student Ambassadors. She served as a Freshman Maid on EMCC’s 2012 Homecoming Court, and was elected Homecoming Queen in 2013.

  • Morgan Corder of Starkville plans to earn bachelor’s and master’s degrees in nursing and hopes to become a nurse practitioner. She is a captain of the EMCC Cheerleading Team, a member of the Student Government Association and serves as Vice President of Leadership for Phi Theta Kappa. Corder was a Homecoming Maid in 2012 and 2013, and is the current Miss EMCC for the Scooba campus. Her hobbies include running, shopping, playing with her dogs and volunteering.

  • Krissy Holmes of Scooba plans to earn associate’s and bachelor’s degrees in nursing and hopes to become a nurse practitioner. Her hobbies include painting, going to the beach, swimming, shopping and spending time with her family.

  • Megan McBrayer of West Point plans to continue her education at East Mississippi Community College by enrolling in the Associate Degree Nursing program. After graduation, she wants to pursue bachelor’s and master’s degrees in nursing, with a career goal to become a nurse anesthetist. Her hobbies include volunteering at Sally Kate Winters Children’s Home, attending sporting events and bow-shooting with her father.

  • After graduating from East Mississippi Community College, Morgan McMahon of DeKalb plans to attend the University of Southern Mississippi, where she will pursue a nursing degree. She aspires to become a nurse practitioner and work in a hospital setting. McMahon’s hobbies include shopping, watching movies, attending Mississippi State University sporting events, traveling, deer-hunting, going to the beach and spending time with family and friends.

  • After graduating from East Mississippi Community College, Payton Rogers of Florence plans to attend Mississippi State University to earn a bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences, specializing in veterinary medicine. Her career goal is to become a veterinarian. Rogers is an EMCC Student Ambassador, cheerleader and Baseball Diamond Doll. She is also a member of Phi Theta Kappa and the Student Government Association. Her hobbies include soccer, music, tumbling, painting and cheering for her EMCC Lions.

  • Rachel Salvaggio of Booneville plans a major in pre-law and paralegal studies. She is a member of the EMCC Cheerleading Team, and serves as an EMCC Student Ambassador, Compass leader and Student Government Association representative. Her hobbies include tumbling, reading, listening to music and spending time with friends.

  • Nakasha Williams of Brooksville is a resident assistant for the East Mississippi Community College Housing Department and a member of Phi Theta Kappa. Her hobbies include dancing, public speaking, drawing, acting and modeling. Williams plans a career as a registered nurse – but would also like to walk the runway as a model, be featured in magazines and star in a movie.

 

 

 

 

BEAUTY & BEAU WINNERS

EMCC President Dr. Rick Young poses for a photo
with the winners of the 2014 Beauty & Beau Pageant,
“Most Beautiful” Victoria Butler of Cedar Bluff and
“Most Handsome” Dante Sanders of Vicksburg.

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BEAUTY & BEAU TOP 5
The Top 5 finishers in the women’s division of the
Beauty & Beau Pageant are, from left, Morgan Corder
of Starkville, Krissy Holmes of Scooba, “Most Beautiful” Victoria Butler of Cedar Bluff, Rachel Clay of DeKalb

and Morgan McMahon of DeKalb.

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BEAUTY & BEAU TOP 10
The Top 10 finishers in the women’s division of the
Beauty & Beau Pageant are, front row from left, Krissy Holmes of Scooba, Morgan Corder of Starkville, Nakasha Williams of Brooksville, Rachel Salvaggio of Booneville and Morgan McMahon of DeKalb. In the second row are Payton Rogers of Florence, Mamie Allen of West Point, Megan McBrayer of West Point, Rachel Clay of DeKalb
and “Most Beautiful” Victoria Butler of Cedar Bluff.

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