Mary-Elizabeth Martin

Miss Delta Blues
Hometown: Ocean Springs, MS
Platform: Drowning Prevention/Water Safety
Talent: Vocal and Piano
Hobbies: Lacrosse, dance, cheer, guitar, singing, and piano
School: Ocean Springs High School
Scholastic Ambition: Music Major
Scholastic Honors: Honors List
What makes you special and unique? I play six instruments, but I cannot read music
What is the one thing about you that people you meet may not immediately realize? I can be very shy
Best advice you have ever received? Treat people how you wish to be treated
What can’t you live without? I cannot live without music
What is your biggest guilty pleasure? My biggest guilty pleasure cosmic brownies! I love them, but they don’t seem to love me
What is your favorite movie genre and why? I love comedy movies because I love to laugh
Where do you see yourself in ten years? In ten years, I hope to have won American Idol and be a famous musician
Most valuable lesson learned? You catch more flies with honey, than vinegar
Most valued role model (other than your mother) and why? My most valued role model is Stacie Ferguson. I love Fergie! She is unbelievably talented and you never hear bad things about her, like all of these other famous singers
What motivates you? My mom motivates me. She is always there for me and supports me 100% in everything I do
Greatest non-academic accomplishment other than winning your local title? My greatest non-academic accomplishment would have to be when I made it through six rounds in the reality Tv show, American Idol
Best compliment you have ever received? Your voice is so beautiful, I stopped talking to listen
Secret wish or dream? I secretly wish I could meet Fergie
What is the funniest or most embarrassing thing that has ever happened to you? Someone told me that I needed a little help on my hair and makeup on national television
What is one thing you’d like to try that is out of character for you? Parachuting
What is one important thing you have learned from being in the Miss Mississippi Program? The most important thing I’ve learned from the Miss Mississippi Program is NEVER be late
Describe yourself in one word. Determined
A Fun Family Fact? I have pretty normal family, however my little brother and I both play instruments and sing