Alli Elizabeth Roberts of Grenada was crowned Most Beautiful during the 2020 Beauty Review pageant held Feb. 25 in McDaniel Auditorium on the Goodman Campus. She was crowned by 2019 Most Beautiful Lily Kate Saxton of Benton. Roberts was named Most Photogenic as well.
The daughter of Randy Roberts and John and Kim McDurmon, Roberts is a graduate of Kirk Academy. She is a psychology major on the Holmes Grenada Campus who is active in the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society. Upon graduation, Roberts plans to attend Lee University to continue her studies in psychology, then continue on to obtain her master's in psychology. In her spare time, Roberts enjoys singing, playing guitar and lifting weights. She also leads worship and teaches Sunday school for sixth-eighth graders at her church.
In addition to Roberts, the Top Five for Beauty Review included Beauties Elise Diffey of Sallis, Emily Morris of Florence, Ashlyn Nix of Calhoun City, and Victoria Still of Louise. The Top 10 included Roberts, Diffey, Morris, Nix, Still, Savannah Richardson of Madison, Tiara LeFlore of Jackson, Lauren Lusk of Eupora, Ivey Devine of Winona, and Elizabeth Orr of Florence.
The pageant included interviews with judges earlier in the day and the evening gown competition. Student Activities Director Tina Boyette directed the pageant with Haley DeNoon and Amanda Lindsey as assistant directors. Holmes alumna Nikki Merchant, Miss Catfish 2018, served as Mistress of Ceremonies. Britt Grace and Matthew Mann served as escorts for the contestants, and members of The Holmes Connection! show choir, under the direction of Mike Yates, provided entertainment at intermission.
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