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Miss Mississippi Trunk Show

Miss America classic, Hollywood glam and a little bit of “funky.” That’s how Miss Mississippi Sarah Beth James describes the wardrobe she’ll be taking to Las Vegas to wear while competing in the Miss America Pageant Jan. 11-13 and 15. “We’ve been trying to tailor it to the Miss America look and still keep my style,” she said during the annual trunk show last week. “I have kind of a funky style. I really like colors. I like to mix textures and layers. It’s kind of a Grace Kelly/Audrey Hepburn look with a new edge.” According to her Miss America bio, accessible at missamerica.org, the Madison Central High graduate and Mississippi State University communications major is also intellectually competitive. James, a member of the Shackouls Honors College, is an MSU President’s Scholar with a 4.0 GPA who ranked first out of 2,924 students, and she won an MSU Academic Excellence Scholarship. James, who won the Miss Metro Jackson preliminary, will play the piano during the talent portion of the contest. Her platform is promoting organ …