The 2011 Lauderdale County Junior Miss program was held Friday, at the MSU-Riley Center. The Meridian Program is Saturday night, starting at 7:00.
Twelve high school juniors competed in four areas: scholastic, talent, fitness, and self-expression.
Bonnie Blue Dulaney, a student at West Lauderdale High School, was named the winner and will go on to compete for the title of Mississippi's Junior Miss.
The state program will be held at the historic Temple Theater in late July.
The complete list of awards are as follows:
- 2011 Lauderdale County Junior Miss: Bonnie Blue Dulaney
- 1st Alternate: MacKenzie Ortlepp
- 2nd Alternate: Ashton Lamoreaux
- Spirit of Junior Miss: Hailey Thomas
- "Be Your Best Self" Essay Award: Bonnie Blue Dulaney
- Talent Preliminary: Ashton Lamoreaux
- Physical Fitness Preliminary: MacKenzie Ortlepp
- Scholastic Preliminary: Bonnie Blue Dulaney
- Self-Expression Preliminary: Bonnie Blue Dulaney