Northwest names 2013 Rangerettes

    The newest members of Northwest Mississippi Community College’s dance team, the Rangerettes have been named for the 2013 season, according to Aime Anderson, director of Campus Life and Housing, and one of the team’s instructors.

    Tryouts were held on the Senatobia campus on April 26 and 27. Sixteen women were selected for the team, which performs with the Ranger Band at all home and a few away football games during the fall semester. In addition, the Rangerettes perform at halftime of the home basketball games for the fall semester and in the Senatobia Christmas Parade. Rangerettes are eligible for a $745 Fine Arts Scholarship for the fall semester. The other instructor for the Rangerettes is Joy Ross.

    The captain of the new team is Elainna Ferrell of Hernando. The team also includes Brittany Burns and Samantha Staggs, both of Byhalia; Fenisha Chatmon of Charleston, Shanda Cunningham and Savannah Mask, both of Coldwater; Leslie Dudley of Grenada; Candace Hubbert and Ashley Hunt, both of Olive Branch; Straunje Jackson of Nesbit, Alicia Lemons of Cleveland, Allie Mahoney and Caroline Ouch, both of Southaven; Heather Pate of Greenwood, Brainna Patton of Como and Madison Pickett of Independence.

    For more information on the Northwest Rangerettes, visit the college’s website at www.northwestms.edu.


    Pictured: The newest members of Northwest Mississippi Community College’s dance team, The Rangerettes have been named for the 2013 season. Rangerettes are first row left to right : Brittany Burns of Byhalia, Allie Mahoney of Southaven, Straunje’ Jackson of Nesbit, Caroline Ouch of Southaven and Fenisha Chatmon of Charleston. Second row, left to right: Candace Hubbert of Olive Branch, Shanda Cunningham of Coldwater, Shay Dudley of Grenada, Elainna Ferrell of Hernando, captain; Briana Patton of Como and Savannah Mask of Coldwater. Back row, left to right: Ashley Hunt of Olive Branch, Samantha Staggs of Byhalia, Heather Pate of Greenwood, Alicia Lemons of Cleveland and Madison Pickett of Independence. (Photo by LaJuan Tallo)