Prattville's Hannah McDonald crowned Miss Troy University

Posted: Tuesday, 04 November 2014

TROY - Hannah McDonald, a senior elementary education major from Prattville, was crowned Miss Troy University on Saturday during the annual pageant on the Troy Campus.

Fifteen students competed for the crown in the 44th annual pageant, which was held in the Claudia Crosby Theater on the Troy Campus. Contestants were judged on a private interview, an on-stage question, swimsuit, talent and evening gown.

McDonald, a Prattville High School graduate and the daughter of Gail and Bubba McDonald, will serve as an ambassador for the University and will compete for the title of Miss Alabama next year.

McDonald, whose platform is Ronald McDonald House Charities, is a member of Order of Omega, Phi Kappa Phi, Mortar Board and Kappa Delta Pi honor societies and the recipient of an academic scholarship and the Troy University Alumni Scholarship. She is a member of Phi Mu sorority, Greeks Advocating Mature Management of Alcohol, the Troy University Student Alumni Association, and the Association for Childhood Education International.

Also receiving honors were: first runner-up Victoria Bailey, a junior broadcast journalism major from Sylacauga; second runner-up Mati Anderson, a sophomore dance major from Franklin, Tenn.; third runner-up Carlie Spencer, a sophomore math and computer science major from Montgomery; and, fourth runner-up Leah Livingston, a sophomore communications major from Tallahassee, Fla. Elizabeth Lockliar, a freshman biomedical sciences major from Troy, was named Miss Congeniality.

Miss Troy University

Hannah McDonald, senior elementary education major from Prattville, was crowned Miss Troy University during the 44th annual pageant on Saturday. From left to right are: Fourth runner-up Leah Livingston, a sophomore communications from Tallahassee, Fla.; second runner-up Mati Anderson, a sophomore dance major from Franklin, Tenn.; McDonald; first runner-up Victoria Bailey, a junior broadcast journalism major from Sylacauga; and third runner-up Carlie Spencer, a sophomore math and computer science major from Montgomery.