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Jessica Tedford of Drew, Miss. was crowned the winner of the Miss Mississippi Delta Community College Scholarship Pageant Nov. 10, 2014 at MDCC’s Moorhead, Miss. campus.

Tedford was crowned by outgoing Miss MDCC Hannah Leflore of Greenwood, Miss. Tedford was presented roses by Dr. Edward Rice, vice president of student services, and a title sash by Leflore.

Contestant Taylor Couey of Rosedale, Miss. was named first alternate. Kiviyon Jones of Greenville, Miss. was named second alternate. Nine MDCC students competed in the categories of talent, evening wear, interview, and swimsuit.

The pageant is directed by Ms. Stacy Upton and is sponsored by the college, the MDCC Development Foundation, Inc., and the MDCC Alumni Association. The college provides a tuition scholarship for students returning to MDCC the next academic year. The Alumni and Foundation provide a stipend for wardrobe and fees associated with the Miss Mississippi Pageant.

Miss Mississippi is a scholarship pageant and state preliminary of Miss America. Mississippi Delta Community College holds a local pageant each year as a preliminary to the Miss Mississippi Pageant.