FORT MEADE – Fort Meade High School junior Gracy Johnson, 17, was crowned 2022 Miss Fort Meade on Saturday evening.
Seven young women vied for the title at Fort Meade High School Auditorium after weeks of training and outings to places like the Fort Meade Historical Society, the Moonlight and Music festival, and a luncheon at Streamsong – complete with swag bags. They were coached by Mary Ann DeLoach, Miss Fort Meade 1966 and Miss Florida Citrus Queen.
Johnson is the daughter of Jay Johnson and Danielle Keen. She currently has a 4.4 GPA, is president of the National Honor Society, vice president of the 11th grade, and a reporter for the FMHS chapter of Future Farmers of America. She received her tiara from 2021 Miss Fort Meade Emily Black, the first Miss Fort Meade in 50 years.
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First-runner-up was Jordan Spradlin, 16, a sophomore at FMHS, and second-runner-up was Kaleelya Jones, 18, a senior at FMHS.
Haleigh DeVane was voted Miss Photogenic, while Mackenzie Smith was named Miss Congeniality.
Johnson received a $1,000 Scholarship, $500 wardrobe allowance, and a pearl jewelry ensemble. Spradlin won a $200 scholarship and Jones won a $100 scholarship.
Ledger reporter Kimberly C. Moore can be reached at email@example.com or 863-802-7514. Follow her on Twitter at @KMooreTheLedger.
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