April 18, 2019  

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Macy Mitchell Takes Miss University of Southern Mississippi Crown

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Miss University of Southern Mississippi 2016 Macy Mitchell

Macy Mitchell, a freshman communication studies major from Petal, Miss., took the Miss University of Southern Mississippi 2016 pageant crown Sept. 19 on the Hattiesburg campus. The event was coordinated by the Student Government Association and Dean of Students Office.

Mitchell, whose platform is the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life, advances to the Miss Mississippi Pageant next summer in Vicksburg. Mia Hall, a vocal performance major from Meridian, Miss. was first runner-up.

Hanna Roberts, last year’s Miss University of Southern Mississippi and Miss Mississippi Pageant winner who finished first runner-up in this year’s Miss America Pageant, served as an emcee for the event along with another former Miss Mississippi, Chalie Ray. Kristen Dupard, who succeeded Roberts as Miss University of Southern Mississippi, crowned Mitchell. (Southern Miss photo by Danny Rawls)