Mary Menger Jones of Benton was selected as Most Beautiful in the annual Hinds Community College Eagle Beauty Revue pageant on Nov. 19.
The pageant is sponsored by the Eagle yearbook on the Raymond Campus.
Jones, 18, is a Raymond Campus freshman who plans to major in nursing. She is a graduate of Benton Academy who participated in Tri Beta and Fellowship of Christian Athletes. She plans to become a pediatric oncology nurse practitioner. Her parents are Ginny and Billy Jones.
Other beauties selected were Meagan Barnhart, Alisha Hickinbottom, Brennon McDowell and Shelby Simmons.
Barnhart, 19, of Florence is a sophomore on the Raymond Campus who is majoring in sonography. She is a graduate of Florence High School where she participated in Key Club and Fellowship of Christian Athletes. She is a member of the Hinds Hi-Steppers precision dance team. Her parents are Mark and Liz Barnhart.
Hickinbottom, 20, of Oxford is a freshman on the Raymond Campus who is pursuing sports medicine. She is a graduate of Lafayette High School where she participated in Tri Beta and band. Her parents are Tanice Upshaw and Ray Charles Hickinbottom.
McDowell, 18, of Brandon is a freshman on the Rankin Campus who is majoring in engineering. She is an honor graduate of Brandon High School who was Miss Rankin County in 2012 and was a Mississippi Scholars candidate. She is involved as a volunteer with the Mississippi Down Syndrome Society. Her parents are Kimber and Jonathan McDowell.
Simmons, 19, of Raymond is a sophomore on the Raymond Campus who is pursuing a career in law. She is a graduate of Wayne County High School and was 2015 Wayne County Miss Hospitality. She was a sophomore maid on the Hinds homecoming court in October and has been an Eagle cheerleader for two years. Her parents are Lynn and Charles Simmons.
As Mississippi’s largest community college, Hinds Community College is a comprehensive institution offering quality, affordable educational opportunities with more than 170 academic, career and technical programs. With six locations in central Mississippi, Hinds enrolled nearly 12,000 credit students in fall 2014. To learn more, visit www.hindscc.edu or call 1.800.HindsCC