Local to compete for Miss ICC

By Press Reports

Eight contestants will compete for the title of Miss Itawamba Community College 2013 including Jessica Pendleton of French Camp.

The Miss Itawamba Community College 2013 pageant will be November 1 at 7 p.m. in the W.O. Benjamin Fine Arts Center auditorium at the Fulton Campus.

Contestants include Emma Kate Avery of Amory, Madison Gettys of Grenada, Sarah Peyton Hern of Columbus, Makel Hutchins of Saltillo, Quitley Cecile Ivy of Shannon, Lauryn Lee of Tupelo, Jessica Tierney Pendleton of French Camp and Johnna Wilson of Fulton.

Miss Mississippi 2012 Marie Wicks of Ocean Springs, who will emcee the pageant, will sign autographs in the Fine Arts Center lobby beginning at 6:30 p.m. Pageant entertainment will include her talent performance for the Miss America Scholarship Pageant as well as a performance by Molly May of Houston, Miss Mississippi’s Outstanding Teen and fourth alternate in Miss America’s Outstanding Teen Pageant for 2012.

In addition, 18-20 former Miss Itawamba Community College titleholders will attend the pageant including Christy May of Pontotoc, who became Miss Mississippi and was third runner up to Miss America.

Miss Itawamba Community College 2013 will compete in the Miss Mississippi Scholarship Pageant in Vicksburg in July. Tickets, which are $8, will go on sale Oct. 22 in the ICC Fulton Campus Bookstore. Any available tickets will be sold at the door. For more information, contact pageant coordinator Cy Williams at (662) 862-8309 or email cjwilliams@iccms.edu.