Tiara Jackson, of Terry, was named Miss Hinds Community College in the annual pageant Thursday Nov. 11.
As Miss Hinds Community College, Jackson will participate next summer in the Miss Mississippi pageant in Vicksburg. The pageant is an official preliminary pageant of the Miss America Pageant program.
Tiara Jackson receives her crown.
Jackson, 18, is a freshman studying Radio/Television Broadcast Production at the Utica Campus. She is a graduate of Richland High School. Her talent was a vocal performance of “On My Own” from the musical “Les Miserables” and her platform was lupus awareness. She is the first winner of the pageant from the Utica Campus.
First runner-up was Brelynn Beck, 18, of Vicksburg. She is a freshman studying Dance at the Raymond Campus. She is a graduate of Warren Central High School. Her talent was dance performance of “Raise Me Up” and her platform was childhood cancer – DIPG awareness.
(From left to right) Dr. Stephen Vacik, McKenzie Haggard of Jackson, Brelynn Beck of Vicksburg, Miss Hinds 2022: Tiara Jackson of Terry, Janessa Kersh of Byram, Angela Hite.