HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - A Senior Mississippi State University biochemistry major from Meridian has been crowned Mississippi's Miss Hospitality for 2014. Bonnie Blue Dulaney, 21, won the Miss Hospitality Pageant in Hattiesburg Saturday night.
Abby Posey of Neshoba County, who was Dulaney's roommate during the pageant, was chosen as first runner-up. Dulaney will now spend the next year representing the state as a good will ambassador at events inside and outside of Mississippi.
"I'm excited and I can't wait to represent Mississippi," Dulaney said.
She was one of 35 contestants from across the state who participated in the pageant.
This was the 65th year for the event. It's been held in Hattiesburg for the last 17 years.