10 seeking 2014 'Young Woman'
Wednesday, March 20, 2013 1:00 AM
Ten high school juniors will compete this weekend for the title of 2014 Distinguished Young Woman of Neshoba County.
The program is set for Saturday at 6:30 p.m. in the Philadelphia High School auditorium.
Doors will open at 5 p.m. for ticket sales. Tickets will be $13 and program books, $7 each.
This year's theme is "Beach Bash."
Contestants are Hannah Renea Ward, Molley Bailey, DeKota Rose Jackson, Kathryn Elizabeth Hillman, Caitlin L. Bounds, Nekkita Shonta Beans, Clarissa Faith Smith, Bailey Lauren Wilborn, Hannah Eleanor Turk and Tiarra Keylee Black.
Miss Ward is the daughter of Barry Ward and Tonia Holley. Her talent will be Monologue "3 Rules." She attends Neshoba Central High School.
Miss Bailey is the daughter of Dr. Chip and Laura Bailey. She will perform "Dance of Fire" by Bruce W. Tippette on the piano. She attends Philadelphia High School.
Miss Jackson is the daughter of David Jackson and Shauna Walker. The Neshoba Central student will perform a flag routine "Can't Buy Me Love" by the Beatles.
Miss Hillman is the daughter of Charles and Alice Hillman. The Neshoba Central student will perform an alto saxophone sole "Hey Jude" by the Beatles.
Miss Bounds is the daughter of Bruce and Christy Bounds. The Philadelphia High student will sing "Broken Wing" by Martina McBride.
Miss Beans is the daughter of William Monroe. Her talent will be a creative movement "Man in the Mirror" by Michael Jackson. She is a student at Neshoba Central.
Miss Smith, a student at Philadelphia, is the daughter of Bobby and Laura Smith. Her talent will be a baritone saxophone solo "Off the Wall/Smooth Criminal," arranged by S. Sullender.
Miss Wilborn is the daughter of Jimmy Wilborn and Mandy Massey. Her talent will include a gymnastics floor routine "Prima Donna" by Marina and the Diamonds. She attends Neshoba Central.
Miss Turk is the daughter of David and Angela Turk. The Neshoba Central student will perform "In The Mood" by Joe Garland on the piano.
Miss Black is the daughter of Jowaski and Tina Black. Her talent will be a dance/gymnastics routine "It's All About Me" by Chelsea Staub. She attends Philadelphia.
The reigning 2013 Distinguished Young Woman of Neshoba County is Anna Leigh Whitney, daughter of Mark and Tammy Whitney.
She will entertain by playing "My Devotion" on the alto saxophone. She is a senior at Neshoba Central.