Hailey Wooldridge

Miss Friendly City

Hometown: Nettleton

Platform: Helping Families with Disabilities: One Step at a Time

Talent: Dance

What college did you attend, or are currently attending? Itawamba Community College

What is your major? Business and Marketing                                                                                                            

What is your scholastic ambition? Further my education at the University of Mississippi and obtain my Masters in Business with a minor in Marketing

List scholastic honors: Deans list Freshman Year of College, Beta club Senior year of High School, National Honor Society Junior and Senior year of High School

Greatest non-academic accomplishment: All American Cheerleader Junior year of High School, One of seven students in Northeast Mississippi to attend the Electric Powers Leadership Convention in Washington D.C as a Junior in High School, Yearbook Editor Senior year of High School, Indian Delegation Freshman year of College

What is your favorite style of music? Country

What is your favorite movie genre and why?  My Favorite movie genre would have to be romance. I love classic movies like the Notebook because I’m a hopeless romantic.

What is your favorite gadget?  My Favorite gadet would have to me my labtop. I take it everywhere, and I wouldn’t know what to do without it.

What is your favorite blog?                                                                                                                  

What is your favorite place to visit?  My favorite place to visit would have to be the beach. I love the salty air and the sandy beaches.

What is your favorite food?          My favorite food is definitely chicken from Zaxby’s.

If you were on a deserted island, what book would you want with you?   I would take my bible because I would be comforted knowing that I had the word of God to protect me.

Do you twitter?  I have a twitter; however, I almost never get on it.

What is your favorite?

Sport:   Football

Sports Team:  MSU Bulldogs

Actor:   Ben Aflac                                                                     

Actress:  Kate Mckinnon

Television Program:  The Big Bang Theory

Wardrobe Accessory:  Kendra Scott necklace

Thing to do on a weekend:  I work on the weekends; however after I love to spend time with my friends and family.

Way to spend a day off:  I love a lazy day when I can get one. I love to watch movies all day long on Saturday’s.

What is your hometown like?   My hometown is the definition of Southern Hospitality. It definitely is a place where everyone helps everyone, not matter the situation.

What were you like when you were a child?   I was extremely shy as a child, and I would always keep to myself.

Who is the most influential person in your life?  The most influential person in my life would have to be my sister. She always pushes me to do my best in everything I pursue.

What is the one thing about you that people you meet may not immediately realize?   I can talk to anyone all day long. I love meeting new people.

Describe one defining moment in your own life, other than winning your local title:  A defining moment in my life would have to be when I was able to go to Washington D.C.

What is one important thing you have learned from being in the Miss America Program?   I have learned to always be myself and to have fun in every situation. From this program I have been able to branch out of my comfort zone tremendously.

If you are crowned Miss Mississippi, what do you want to accomplish during your Year of Service?   I would love to accomplish more affordable health care and get my platform notice by not only my state but also my country.

What is your secret wish or dream? I would love to be on FOXX news.

I’m motivated by: My family is my motivation. Everything I do is for them.

Is there a personal connection that made you pick your personal platform?

What do you think has been the most significant event in your lifetime?   The most significant event would have to be the unfortunate passing of my best friend.

The one thing I can’t live without:         I cannot live without chocolate. I eat it whenever I can.

My best friend would describe me as:   My best friend would describe me as a great listener.

Something interesting about my family:   My family is not like most families. My father has been severely disabled since 2007.

Funniest or most embarrassing thing that has ever happened to me:   Most embarrassing thing that has happened to me would have to be when I wrote a love letter to my crush in first grade.

One thing I’d like to try that is out of character for me: I would love to be in a play.

Do you have any pets? If so, what kind and tell us their names:   I have two dogs. One is a German Shepard, Ella, and the other is a Blue Pitbull, Lucy.