Miss University of Southern Mississippi Scholarship Competition set for Nov. 13
Tue, 11/02/2021 - 16:05pm | By: David Tisdale
The annual Miss University of Southern Mississippi (USM) Scholarship Competition will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 13 in the Mannoni Performing Arts Center on the Hattiesburg campus, featuring 10 students at the school vying for the title. This event is free and open to the public.
Contestants in this year’s Miss University of Southern Mississippi Scholarship Competition include:
A sophomore speech pathology and audiology major from Satsuma, Alabama
A senior psychology major from Panama City, Florida
A sophomore business administration major from Hattiesburg
A junior dance education major from Clinton, Mississippi
A senior forensics major from Austin, Texas
A junior health sciences major from Bay St. Louis, Mississippi
Leah “Kat” Adcox
A freshman exploratory studies major from Poplarville, Mississippi
A senior biology major from Wiggins, Mississippi
A freshman music education major from Birmingham, Alabama
A senior sports management major from New Orleans, Louisiana
Outgoing Miss University of Southern Mississippi Vivian O’Neal, who served for two years in the role as the competition did not occur in 2020 due to COVID-19, will be on the Hattiesburg campus earlier in that same week to sign copies of her new children’s book, “Josiah’s Big Day” at the Student Activities Hub from 2-3:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 11. Learn more about O’Neal and the story behind her platform at https://capablecurriculum.com/about/.
For more information about The Miss University of Southern Mississippi scholarship competition, contact Emily Holmes, director of the USM Office of Leadership and Student Involvement, at emily.holmesFREEMississippi.