ELLISVILLE –Greene County’s Dariyel Johnson claimed the “Most Beautiful” title at the annual Jones College “Most Beautiful” competition. The freshman marketing major competed against 24 contestants to win the crown. Winning the title of “Miss Congeniality” was Petal’s Madelyn Pace with Ellisville’s, Caidyn Crowder earning the “Most Photogenic” title. The “Best Essay” was written by Waynesboro’s Gilneshiakee Pope, and the “People’s Choice” award went to Brandon’s Kirby Williams.
The “Top Five” ladies were 4th Alternate, Ruth Odom of Sylva Bay; 3rd Alternate, Caidyn Crowder of Ellisville; 2nd Alternate, Rylee Gavin of Ellisville and 1st Alternate was Karsyn Ulmer of Laurel. The ladies rounding out the Top Ten include A’Lea Rogers of Waynesboro; Madelyn Pace of Petal; Kirby Williams of Brandon; Layne Boykin of Waynesboro and Reagan Todd of Laurel.
The pageant is sponsored by the JC yearbook staff and directed by Dr. Tessa Flowers. Entertainment was by Jones OnStage show choir members and Joe Mauldin on piano.
Photos by Hunter Heath, JC Yearbook.