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Shelby Lauren Cochran Named
Marshall County Junior Miss

L-R: MCJM 1st Runner-up Chelsea Green, Arab High School, MCJM - Shelby Cochran, Albertville High School, 2nd Runner-up Mary Dea Covington, Guntersville High School   Arab Today Photo by Dwight Hayes

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June 13, 2009
Marshall County has a new Junior Miss.  Shelby Lauren Cochran, of Albertville, took the top honor during the annual competition held at the Snead State Junior College Bevill Center Saturday night.  She also won the Be Your Best Self Essay, overall Fitness, overall scholastic, and overall talent portions of the program.

Shelby will be a senior at Albertville High School in the fall.  She is the daughter of Wendi and Tony Cochran and plans to attend the University of Alabama.  Shelby is a member of Mu Alpha Theta, Albertville High School Southern Stars Dance Line, Albertville Show Choir Centerstage, University of Alabama Capstone Leadership Academy.  Shelby's career goals are radiology, dentistry, accounting, or education. 

Chelsea Leigh Green, of Arab, was named First Runner-up.  Chelsea will be a senior at Arab High School and is the daughter of Tina and Lance Green.  After graduation Chelsea plans to attend either the University of South Alabama or Montevallo University.  Chelsea is active in the Arab Musical Theatre and has held the roles of Robin in the production of "Godspell", Crystal in the "Little Shop of Horrors" musical, and Millie in the "Thoroughly Modern Millie" musical.  She is an Arab High School Varsity Cheerleader and was named the Universal Cheerleading Association "Best Flier".  She would like to be a voice coach and secondary education English teacher.

Second Runner-up honors and Overall Self Expression went to Mary Dea Covington of Guntersville.  Mary Dea is a senior at Guntersville High School and is the daughter of Julia and Reese Covington.  She plans to attend either Auburn or Belmont University to become a fashion journalist.  Mary Dea is a member of the National Honor Society, Marshall County Leadership, Academic Top Five, Kohl Academy of Performing Arts Elite Company Member, the Alabama All-State Show Choir, and SSA Choir Member.                                     

L-R: Carley Hallman (Fan Club Winner), Chelsea Green (1st Runner-Up), Shelby Cochran (2010 Marshall COunty Jr Miss), Mare Dea Covington (2nd Runner-up), Kacie McClendon (Spirit of Junior Miss)   Arab Today Photo by Dwight Hayes

The Spirit of Junior Miss award went to Kacie Lashan McClendon of Asbury High School.  Kacie is the daughter of Delisa and Bobby McClendon.  She plans to attend Snead State Community College and the University Of Alabama Huntsville.  Her career goals are to become a pharmacist.  Kacie is a member of, the National Honor Society, Asbury Scholar's Bowl, Jacksonville State University Emergin Leaders.  She is a varsity cheerleader and plays varsity volleyball.

Carley Hallman was the winner of the Fan Club competition.  Carley is a senior at Arab High School and is the daughter of Timothy Hallman and Robin and Larry Chrestman.  She plans to attend the University of Alabama and to pursue a degree in either nursing or elementary education.  She is a member of the Beta Club, Spanish National Honor Society, and the National HOSA Medical Readin Team.  She is a varsity cheerleader and was a Arab Lady Knights Tennis Sectional Finalist.

Eleven girls participated in the 2010 Marshall County Junior Miss Program.  Photo from the opening introduction of the contestants.

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