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Miss Mississippi State University Emmie Perkins crowned the new Miss Mississippi



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Miss Mississippi State Emmie Perkins rose to the top of the field of 31 contestants and will succeed Holly Brand as the newly crowned Miss Mississippi.

Perkins was awarded a preliminary win in the Red Carpet phase on Thursday night, and spoke with VDN’s Alex Long about the experience.

A student at MSU, Perkins aspires to be an entertainer and music producer. The talented singer uses her love of music to make a positive impact on the community with her social impact initiative ‘Music is Medicine’.

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Miss Mississippi Emmie Perkins (photo by Dimitri Fevrier)

Vicksburg’s Miss Leaf River Valley Charity Lockridge finished first alternate in the competition.

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Miss Leaf River Valley Charity Lockridge congratulates the new Miss Mississippi Emmie Perkins on stage (photo by Dimitri Fevrier).

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