NATCHITOCHES – Makenzie Scroggs of Marksville was named winner of the 64th Annual Miss Northwestern – Lady of the Bracelet Scholarship Program held Thursday at Northwestern State University.
Scroggs, a sophomore dance major, will represent Northwestern State in this summer’s Miss Louisiana Competition. She will receive more than $8,000 in scholarships and prizes.
Bailey Willis of Opelousas was first runner up and Marissa Rowsey of Haughton was second runner up.
Scroggs won the talent competition. Chileigh Mitchell of Lafayette won the Liz Carroll People’s Choice Award. Emma McElwee of Many won the Carley McCord Miss Congeniality Award.
Scroggs is the daughter of Rebecca and Derek Scroggs. Rebecca Scroggs was the 1998 winner of the Miss Northwestern-Lady of the Bracelet Scholarship Program.
Makenzie Scroggs is a member of the Demon Dazzlers, Dance Organization of Students and the Presidential Leadership Program. At Avoyelles Public Charter School, Scroggs was National Honor Society treasurer, a top 10 graduate, CLI Ambassador, Elite Competition Dance Team Member and National Talent Winner.