Kaelyn Wolfe of Picayune will move on to the Miss Mississippi Pageant after winning the title of Miss University of Southern Mississippi 2017 Oct. 15 at the Manonni Performing Arts Center on the Hattiesburg campus. Brooke Bullock of Petal was first runner-up.
A senior at USM pursuing a degree in communications and minor in Spanish, Wolfe is a member of Delta Delta Delta sorority and serves as its New Member Educator and Collegiate Chapter President. She has also participated in Student Government Association Election Commission, was a Golden Eagle Welcome Week group leader, and is a member of the Lambda Pi Eta and Sigma Alpha Pi Honor Societies.
Wolfe has recently become the county Program Chairman for the Distinguished Young Woman program in Pearl River County, Her platform is Mental Health Awareness.
The Miss Mississippi Pageant will be held next summer in Vicksburg.