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Emily Wise Wins Pike County Distinguished Young Woman

Published 11:16pm Saturday, August 25, 2012

Emily Wise captured the crown in the 2012 Pike County Distinguished Young Woman pageant on Saturday evening at Claudia Crosby Theater on the campus of Troy University.

Wise bested a group of nine young ladies to take home the honor. She will represent Pike County in the state competition in December. Wise was crowned by 2011 queen Carla Faulkner

The pageant contestants include: Wise, Kathryn Kori Chirico, Jhakendra Rakia Hampton, Olivia Hudson, Mallory Kathryn Franklin, Tyliyah Shanae Hooks, Jordan Mykala Bonner, Randi Danielle Childs and Jamilya Rashida Coleman.

Hudson was first runner-up, and Hampton second. Wise, Hudson, Hampton and Franklin won individual honors. A full story will appear in Tuesday’s paper.


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