Pageants To Take Place in Gold Strike's Millennium Theatre
28 October 2014
Gold Strike Casino Resort hosts the 2015 Miss Mississippi USA and Miss Mississippi Teen USA pageant October 30 - November 1 in the Millennium Theatre. This is the first time the pageants have been held at the Tunica resort.
Thirty contestants from across the state will vie for title of Miss Mississippi USA, and 31 will compete for the title of Miss Mississippi Teen USA.
The preliminaries for both pageants take place Friday, October 31. Finals are the following day. Tickets to the preliminaries are $40. Tickets are $45 per show for the Miss Mississippi USA and Miss Mississippi Teen USA final show. Please call (931) 320-0869 or visit for ticket information.
Current Miss Mississippi USA Chelsea Reardon is from Southaven, Mississippi and current Miss Mississippi Teen USA Vaeda Mann, First Runner-Up to Miss Teen USA, is from Hattiesburg.

WHEN: October 30 - November 1, 2014
Thursday, October 30
No public events scheduled
Friday, October 31
Miss Mississippi USA and Miss Mississippi Teen USA Combined Preliminary Show - 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, November 1
Miss Mississippi Teen USA Final Show - 3:00 p.m.
Miss Mississippi USA Final Show - 7:30 p.m.
WHERE:        Gold Strike Casino Resort
                      1010 Casino Center Drive
                      Tunica Resorts, MS 38664
                      *Pageants will be held in Gold Strike’s Millennium Theatre.
Miss Mississippi USA Contestants, Hometowns and Current Titles
  First Name Last Name City   Pageant Title
1 Katie Bakke Oxford   Hospitality State
2 Hope Beard Heidelberg   Jasper Co.
3 Courtney Byrd University   North MS
4 Caroline Conerly Hattiesburg   Hattiesburg
5 Amelie Davis Ocean Springs   Ocean Springs
6 Julie Falgout Hattiesburg   Southern Magnolia
7 Miranda Fazende Poplarville   Pearl River Co.
8 Jeanna Freeman Richton   Greene Co.
9 Carly Hadaway Alpharetta   Lafayette Co.
10 Anna Lauren Hale Oxford   Oxford
11 Hanna Harris Ridgeland   South Madison Co.
12 Courtney Hartsfield Lucedale   South MS
13 Jayce Henry Sumrall   Pine Belt
14 Chaquita Jackson Jackson   Hinds Co.
15 Mary Elizabeth Jenkins Indianola   Indianola
16 Sadie Johnson Corinth   Alcorn Co.
17 Juliette King Olive Branch   DeSoto Co.
18 Courtney Lampkin Kosciusko   Magnolia
19 Hensley Loeb Lamar   MS Delta
20 Lexi Loftin Seminary   Deep South
21 Rebecca Mathis Olive Branch   Watson’s Crossroads
22 Molly Nail Brandon   Brandon
23 Kaitlyn Orth Moss Point   Jackson Co.
24 Rebekah Otey Amory   Amory
25 Laura Prehn Purvis   Oak Grove
26 Chandler Short Oxford   Heart of Dixie
27 Haley Sowers Collinsville   Lauderdale Co.
28 Shaniva Thomas Bentonia   Yazoo Co.
29 Cornelia Thornton Tylertown   Tylertown
30 Rosa Belara Young Crystal Springs   Forrest Co.

Miss Mississippi Teen USA Contestants, Hometowns and Current Titles
1 Avery Arnold Corinth   Northeast MS
2 Ariel Blalock Hattiesburg   Forrest Co.
3 Ashleigh Burks Moss Point   River City
4 Alexis Carter Moselle   Hattiesburg
5 Tiffany Criddle Calhoun City   Calhoun Co.
6 Katie Cupit Ellisville   Jones Co.
7 Hannah Day Tishomingo   Magnolia
8 Savannah Dixon Walnut   Crossroads
9 Carlee Dymond Gulfport   Harrison Co.
10 Faith Edgell Ocean Springs   Magnolia State
11 McKaylan Gray Vicksburg   Vicksburg
12 Savannah Gray Corinth   Corinth
13 Sydney Hall Batesville   Batesville
14 Andrea’ Hightower Oxford   Oxford
15 Caroline Hodge Batesville   Panola Co.
16 Avery Huff Ridgeland   Madison Co.
17 Madison Brooke Kitchens Purvis   Purvis
18 Mary Kathryn Larabee Tupelo   Philadelphia
19 Laine Alden Mansour Tupelo   Tupelo
20 Tierra May Monticello   Lawrence Co.
21 Dayneisha O’Neal Indianola   Sunflower Co.
22 Jade Richardson Moss Point   Gulf Coast
23 Erica Riddick Starkville   Starkville
24 Regan Ringler Clinton   Clinton
25 Nealie Shelton Summit   Brookhaven
26 Macken’z Smith Philadelphia   Neshoba Co.
27 Alexis Solloway Vancleave   Vancleave
28 Hannah Vandie Maben   Webster
29 Isabella Vining Flowood   Rankin Co.
30 Shyanne White Gulfport   Gulfport
31 Madyson Williams Stringer   Jasper Co.

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About Gold Strike Casino Resort
Gold Strike Casino Resort, MGM Resorts International's 1,100-room resort located 20 minutes south of Memphis in Tunica, Miss., recently completed the largest renovation and remodeling project in its history. The multi-million dollar transformation included all of Gold Strike's deluxe rooms and suites, hotel lobby, 30,000-square-foot conference and convention center, casino, high-limit gaming area, Chicago Steakhouse and the new Buffet Americana. In addition, Gold Strike recently opened a smoke-free second floor complete with 4,500 square feet of gaming space. The resort also features a refreshing spa, the 800-seat Millennium Theatre, Atrium Café and 50,000 square feet of gaming space with 53 table games and more than 1,200 slot machines. For reservations or information, call 888-245-7529 or visit


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Gold Strike Casino Resort
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