Kaley McGuffee of Utica was named Most Beautiful in Hinds Community College’s annual Eagle Beauty Revue pageant on March 5 on the Raymond Campus.

Selected as beauties were Katelyn Foster of Florence, Emily Gray of Vicksburg, Daeyona Owens of Jackson and Brianna Shaw of Madison.

McGuffee is the daughter of Russ and Michelle McGuffee and is a graduate of Central Hinds Academy. She is a freshman at the Raymond Campus who plans to study dental hygiene. At Hinds, she has been the recipient of an ACT scholarship and was selected for a Foundation Scholarship. Her goal is to graduate from Hinds and continue her education in dental hygiene at the University of Mississippi Medical Center.

Foster is the daughter of Chris and Donna Foster and attended Hillcrest Christian School. At Hinds, she is a sophomore at the Raymond Campus studying fine arts and is a member of Phi Theta Kappa. She was chosen by the art faculty to receive an art scholarship based on her character. She plans to go to Mississippi State University to earn a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with a focus in graphic design.

Gray is the daughter of Shantay Ransom and Emie Gray and is a graduate of Warren Central High School where she was a member of the Color Guard and the Math Honor Society. She is a sophomore at the Raymond Campus. She is a President’s Scholar, a member of Phi Theta Kappa, Hi-Steppers, Montage Theatre of Dance and the Concert Band. Her goals are to become a nurse with a specialty in OB-GYN so she can help deliver babies.

Owens is the daughter of Litorylas (Toya) Owens and is a graduate of Callaway High School. She is a freshman at the Raymond Campus. Her goal is to graduate from Hinds, enroll in Jackson State University and major in social work.

Shaw is the daughter of Kevin and Melody Macon and the late Rodney Shaw. She is a graduate of Grenada High School. At Hinds, she is a freshman at the Raymond Campus who plans to study nursing. She is a President’s Scholar and was selected to the Homecoming Court. She is a cheerleader, member of Hinds Connection, Fellowship of Christian Athletes Leader, Diamond Darling, Phi Theta Kappa and the Honors Program. Her goal is to attend the University of Southern Mississippi to obtain a master’s degree in neonatal nursing.

As Mississippi’s largest community college, Hinds Community College is a comprehensive institution offering quality, affordable educational opportunities with academic programs of study leading to seamless university transfer and career and technical programs teaching job-ready skills. With six locations in central Mississippi, Hinds enrolls about 12,000 students each fall semester. To learn more, visit www.hindscc.edu or call 1.800.HindsCC.


Winners of Hinds Community College’s Eagle Beauty Revue are, from left, Brianna Shaw, Katelyn Foster, Most Beautiful Kaley McGuffee, Daeyona Owens and Emily Gray.


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