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Wesson wins Miss Talladega

Published 1:58pm Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Elizabeth Wesson, a 23-year-old UAB graduate from Hartselle, was crowned Miss Talladega County 2014 and Brooklyn Holt, a 16-year-old junior at Oak Mountain High School in Birmingham, was crowned Miss Talladega County’s Outstanding Teen 2014. The pageant, held on Sat., July 13, made available more than $3.2 million in in kind scholarships and more than $5,100 in cash scholarships to contestants.

Miss Wesson was talent winner and performed the vocal, “Art Is Calling For Me.” She was the recipient of the $500.00 cash scholarship presented by the Sylacauga Area Council on Arts and Humanities. She received more than $32,000 in scholarships, gifts and services and will represent Talladega County at the Miss Alabama Pageant in June 2014. Her platform is Act F.A.S.T.: Stroke Awareness and Prevention Education. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in music from UAB and is pursuing a second bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in speech pathology and audiology from the University of South Alabama. She is the daughter of Robert and Bobbie Jo Wesson.

Miss Talladega County 2014, Elizabeth Wesson and Miss Talladega County’s Outstanding Teen 2014, Brooklyn Holt, were crowned Saturday evening, July 13, at B.B. Comer Memorial High School in Sylacauga. | Special to the Enquirer
Miss Talladega County 2014, Elizabeth Wesson and Miss Talladega County’s Outstanding Teen 2014, Brooklyn Holt, were crowned Saturday evening, July 13, at B.B. Comer Memorial High School in Sylacauga. | Special to the Enquirer

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