13 year old Heather Marie Hughes was chosen from a group of twenty eight girls as the 2007 Junior Miss DeKalb County at Saturday night's Spring Blossom Pageant, sponsored by the Smithville Women's Club.
Hughes is the daughter of Shawnn Meadows and Mike Hughes of Smithville.
She succeeds the retiring Junior Miss, Kristen LaCole Smartt, the 13 year old daughter of Paula and Aaron Taylor and Leslie and Diedre Smartt.
Meanwhile, 14 year old Chris Byrd, son of Rhonda Perez and Lee Byrd, was selected from a field of eight boys as the Junior Mister DeKalb County.
Byrd succeeds the retiring Junior Mister, 13 year old Jake Odom, son of Lisa Barnes and Shayne Odom.
First runner-up in the Junior Miss pageant was 14 year old Felicia Marie Ingram, daughter of Mary and Virgilo Verhelio. Second runner-up was 12 year old Victoria Dawn Tatrow, daughter of the late Shanna Tatrow and James and Vicky Funk. Third runner-up was 14 year old Camry Lou Colvert White, daughter of Steve and Lou Ann White. Fourth runner-up was 13 year old Ashlee Michelle Whitehead, daughter of Kenneth and Tina Whitehead. Fifth runner-up was 12 year old Sydney Jay-Ann Robinson, daughter of Charles and Rita Robinson.
14 year old Martha Allen Webb was chosen Miss Congeniality. She is the daughter of Alan and Lora Webb.
First runner-up in the Junior Mister pageant was 13 year old Daniel Young, son of Chris and Ami Fults and Brian and Mary Young.
Justin Allen France was selected as Mister Congeniality. He is the 14 year old son of Danny and Debbie France.