Northwest Mississippi Community College sophomore Madeline Cade Lambert of Hernando was named Most Beautiful at the Northwest Beauty Review on March 28. The event was held in Howard Coliseum on the Senatobia campus. Thirty young women competed in this year’s event, and judges selected Most Beautiful and three runners-up.
Lambert is the 20-year-old daughter of Rick and Malisa Lambert of Hernando. She is a sophomore studying biology (pre-dental pathway). She is a member of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society. During her freshman year, she was elected to homecoming court and was a Ranger cheerleader. Lambert spends her spare time babysitting, volunteering for Sacred Heart Southern Missions, working out at the gym, and studying for her certifications. She plans to become a personal trainer to help others pursue a healthy lifestyle and is also working toward becoming a real estate licensee to assist people in finding their dream homes. Lambert was second-runner up in last year’s Northwest Beauty Review.
The first runner-up in this year’s event was 19-year-old Jordan Spencer Lea. She is a freshman studying cosmetology and is a member of the Cosmetology Club. Her hobbies include going to Ole Miss Football games, riding four wheelers, hunting with her boyfriend and spending time with friends and family. Lea is a member of First Baptist Church in Grenada. She hopes to someday own her own salon.
Landyn Malone Hoover of Holcomb was this year’s second runner-up. Hoover is the 19-year-old daughter of J.P. and Shanna Taylor of Holcomb and Trinity and Jaime Hoover of Carrollton. Hoover is a freshman pursuing a degree in occupational therapy. She is also a member of the Lady Ranger soccer team where she participates as a forward and midfielder. Hoover has an avid interest in fashion and has modeled for Engagements in Grenada, Finchers, Inc. in Greenwood and Faulkenberry’s in Meridian. In addition to modeling, she describes herself as athletic and enjoys running and staying fit. Her charitable activities reflect her love and concern for animals, and in her spare time she volunteers at the Leflore Animal Shelter.
This year’s third runner-up was Madison Leigh Bullard of Madison. She is 19, and the daughter of Jay and Christy Bullard. She is a freshman studying pre-nursing. Upon graduation, she plans to attend Mississippi University for Women to complete her Bachelor of Science in nursing. Bullard is a member of the Rangerettes dance team. In her spare time, she enjoys watching movies, watching her brother play sports and dancing with her little sister.
The fourth runner-up for this year’s Beauty Review was Morgyn Davannah Ballard. Ballard is the 19-year-old daughter of Donna and Lester Ballard of Nesbit where she lives with her parents, grandmother, Siony, and older sister, Jordyn. She is the former Miss Lewisburg 2016. She is a freshman studying pre-nursing. In her spare time, Ballard enjoys volunteering for nonprofit organizations such as the Mississippi Miss Amazing Organization, Girls of Grit, and DeSoto County Business Women’s Association. When she is not volunteering, she works at Lola B Boutique in Southaven as a personal assistant and manager. After receiving her associate degree, she plans to continue her studies at Arkansas State University to pursue her dream of becoming a pediatric nurse anesthetist.
The Northwest Beauty Review takes place each spring semester and is open to women on all campuses. For more information, contact Liesl Mote, cheer sponsor and intramural coordinator at 662-562-3899 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pictured: Winners of the 2017 Northwest Mississippi Community College Beauty Review were (l-r) Madison Bullard of Madison, third runner-up; Jordan Lea of Grenada, first runner-up; Maddi Lambert of Hernando, Most Beautiful; Landyn Hoover of Holcomb, second runner-up and Morgyn Ballard of Nesbit, fourth runner-up. (Photo by KayLeigh McCool)