Erica Bradley was named Lee University's Miss Parade of
Favorites 2012 on Saturday, Nov. 10. She represented Upsilon Xi as
a little sister and was escorted by Bradley Yaun.
First runner up was awarded to Brooke Mills, the representative
for Pi Kappa Pi as a little sister. Her escort was Cole Swann.
Mills was also the recipient of the talent award for her rendition
of "Superstar" by The Carpenters.
Kelsi Deel was named second runner up. She was escorted by
Jordan Farmer and represented Omega Alpha Phi. She also won the
service award, given to the contestant most dedicated to community
Third runner up was Brittany Kirkland, escorted by Scott
Douglas. She represented Sigma Nu Sigma.
Both the Kay McDaniel and interview awards were presented to
Cilla Tran. The Kay McDaniel award is given to the contestant
headed on the path of success despite life's difficulties. She
represented Delta Zeta Tau and was escorted by Grayson
The Miss Congeniality award went to Jessica Harper. She
represented Alpha Gamma Chi as a little sister and was escorted by
Michael Tapp. Tapp was the recipient of the escort award.
This year's theme was "50 Years of Favorites: Parading through
the Past," and included music from the past five decades.
Ivey Lawrence served as the event director.
PHOTOS: Pictured here (l to r) is event director Ivey
Lawrence and 2011 Parade of Favorites winner Amber Keinlen crowning
2012 winner Erica Bradley. Also pictured here are all contestants
with their escorts (l to r) Douglas, Kirkland, McConnell, Tran,
Tapp, Harper, Swann, Mills, Yaun, Bradley, Todd Basescu, Natalie
Diferdinand, Markus Atkins, Alex Waters, Derek Martin, Shae
Westbrooks, Deel, Farmer, Clayton Thompson and Courtney