Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2006-11-13
Jessica Terry, a sophomore piano performance major from Birmingham, was crowned Miss Samford University 2007 Friday evening.
Terry, 19, also won the evening's talent award for her performance of Rachmaninoff's "Polichinelle." Her pageant platform involves music for special needs children. She is the daughter of Joyce and Reed Terry.
Finalists were Payden George of Centre, first runner-up; and Amanda Tapley of Birmingham, second runner-up.
About Samford University – Samford University is a premier nationally ranked private university deeply rooted in its Christian mission. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th oldest institution of higher education in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 4th among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,619 students from 44 states, the District of Columbia and 29 other countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. Samford also fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.