Haley Hodgson of Cleveland will compete for the title of Miss Tennessee USA 2017 on Oct. 6, 7 and 8 at Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, Tn. Ms. Hodgson is the daughter of Pam and Neil Hodgson of Cleveland.
Ms. Hodgson, a 2015 graduate of Cleveland High School, attends Cleveland State Community College where she serves as the student senate president. She is also a student ambassador and is a member of the women’s softball team, as well as Phi Theta Kappa. She volunteers for ARK of Cleveland, conducts softball camps, and also volunteers for the Day of Change for the Ronald McDonald House.
“I’m excited about this competition because it is going to be a completely new experience for me,” said Ms. Hodgson. “I have never been in a pageant before so I am hoping to learn a lot and push myself to be the best that I can be.”
Her sponsors for the pageant include Caldwell Paving, Glaze Supply, Elliot Tire, Town House Bakery, Village Tire, Patsy’s Lye Soap, Prince Heating and Air, Norman Heating and Air, AAA Heating and Air, and Simply Chic Boutique.
After CSCC, Hodgson plans to transfer to either Carson Newman or East Tennessee State University where she will major in Elementary Education.