Jackson State University student Kristy D’Anna Johnson, 22, was recently crowned Jackson’s Miss Heartland 2013. The Jackson native is currently a senior psychology major.
Johnson will be a contestant in the statewide Miss Magnolia State Pageant finals in Vicksburg, Mississippi November 23-24, 2013. Upon completion of her bachelor’s degree, she plans to attend graduate school at Prairie View State University and pursue a master’s degree in clinical psychology with a concentration in juvenile justice.
Over 100 contestants will compete for the titles of Junior Miss Magnolia State (ages 12-14); Miss Teen Magnolia State (ages 15-17); Miss Magnolia State (ages 18-28) and Mrs. Magnolia State (ages 18 and up married). The winner of each division wins a $1,000 cash scholarship and a cruise. Contestants compete in three areas of competition which includes: interview, casual wear and evening gown.
The preliminary competition will take place on November 23 at 6 p.m. at the Vicksburg City Auditorium in Vicksburg, Miss. Finals will be held on November 24 at 2 p.m.
To support your favorite contestant, visit www.missmagnoliastate.com to vote for your favorite contestant and for more information.