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April 14, 2010
For immediate release:

Huntingdon College
News Release

Mary Gasson Crowned Miss Huntingdon

Miss Huntingdon 2010
L-R: Second runner-up Trish Brown, first runner-up
Stephanie Maguire, Miss Huntingdon 2010 Mary
Gasson, and Miss Congeniality Tiffany Lovvorn.

Montgomery, Ala.—Eight Huntingdon College women competed for the title of Miss Huntingdon at the annual competition held last week in Ligon Chapel. The finalists faced off in casual wear, evening wear, and talent portions of the pageant. Participating in the pageant were Trish Brown, of Montgomery; Kayla Davis, of Tallassee; Samantha Davis, of Prattville; Mary Gasson, of Clanton; Tiffany Lovvorn, of Scottsboro; Stephanie Maguire, of Montgomery and Phenix City; Allyn Powell, of Andalusia; and Ashley Rowe, of Wetumpka.

Trish Brown, a junior elementary education major, serves as new member educator for her sorority, Phi Mu. She has been honored by inclusion in Gamma Sigma Alpha honorary and was listed on the Dean’s List of High Honors for the fall term, 2009. She is the daughter of Scott and Debbie Brown of Montgomery. A dancer for 18 years, she performed a lyrical dance to “When I Look at You,” by Miley Cyrus for the talent portion of the competition.

Kayla Davis, a sophomore chemistry major from Tallassee, is the daughter of Glen and Jamie Davis. She has served as a majorette with the Huntingdon First Scarlet and Grey Marching Band for two years and was voted a sophomore class attendant on the 2009 Homecoming Court. She performed a baton routine to Bob Seger’s “Old Time Rock and Roll” for the talent portion of the competition.

Samantha Davis, a junior elementary education major, is the daughter of Beverly Davis of Prattville, Alabama. She is a member of Phi Theta Kappa and of the Huntingdon First Scarlet and Grey Marching Band. For the talent portion of the competition, she performed a baton routine to Gloria Estefan’s “I Just Wanna Be Happy.”

Mary Gasson, a freshman music major from Clanton, Alabama, is a member of the Huntingdon First Scarlet and Grey Marching Band, the Wind Ensemble, the Pep Band, and the Chamber Music Ensemble. She serves as chaplain for her sorority, Alpha Omicron Pi, and participates in AOPi Bible study. Earlier this year, she was selected as a freshman attendant on the Homecoming Court. Gasson is the daughter of Gary and Sandra Gasson of Clanton. She performed Mozart’s Concerto for Clarinet, first movement: Allegro on the B-Flat clarinet for the talent portion of the competition.

Tiffany Lovvorn, a member of the Lady Hawks Golf Team, is a freshman from Scottsboro, Alabama. She is a member of Sigma Beta Delta international business honorary and of Alpha Omicron Pi women’s fraternity. She is the daughter of Kerry and Karen Lovvorn. She performed a comical acrobatic routine for the talent portion of the competition.

Stephanie Maguire, a sophomore human performance major from Montgomery, is the daughter of Michael and Stephanie Maguire of Phenix City, Alabama. She is an active member of Phi Mu women’s fraternity and a member of the Commuter Student Organization. For the talent portion of the competition, she sang, “Somewhere Over the Rainbow.”

Allyn Powell, a sophomore English major, is the daughter of Roger and Catherine Powell of Andalusia, Alabama. She is a member of Phi Mu women’s fraternity, Huntingdon Hosts, and the Huntingdon Dazzlers Dance Team. She has earned recognition on the Dean’s List of High Honors for two years and contributes her work to the College literary magazine, Prelude. For her talent, she danced en pointe to Imogen Heap’s “Hide and Seek.”

Ashley Rowe, a junior biology major, is the daughter of Roger and Kathy Rowe of Wetumpka, where she is a member of Grace Point Community Church and of the Ladies Auxiliary of the VFW. She volunteers as a youth girls volleyball coach for the YMCA. For her talent, she sang “Suds in the Bucket” by Sara Evans.

The pageant was entirely student-produced and directed. The student director was Sarah Jernigan, a sophomore biology major from Eufaula, Alabama, and the daughter of Ronald and Lyvoris Jernigan.

At the conclusion of the pageant, Tiffany Lovvorn was honored as Miss Congeniality; Trish Brown was named second runner-up; Stephanie Maguire was named first runner-up, and Mary Gasson was crowned Miss Huntingdon by her predecessor, Logan Henderson, a junior biology major and the daughter of Eddie and Brenda Henderson of Dothan, Alabama.

Huntingdon College, grounded in the Judeo-Christian tradition of the United Methodist Church, is committed to nurturing growth in faith, wisdom, and service and to graduating individuals prepared to succeed in a rapidly changing world. Founded in 1854, Huntingdon is a coeducational liberal arts college. The College motto is “Enter to grow in wisdom; go forth to apply wisdom in service.”

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Su Ofe
Associate Vice President for Communications and Marketing
1500 East Fairview Avenue • Montgomery, Alabama 36106
Office: (334) 833-4515 • Cell: (334) 324-6591

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Su Ofe
Associate Vice President for
Communications and Marketing
Office: (334) 833-4515
Cell: (334) 324-6591


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