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Doggett and Baughn to represent Jonesboro at Miss Arkansas

Emily Doggett smiles and waves after being crowned Miss Greater Jonesboro 2018. (Source: KAIT-TV) Emily Doggett smiles and waves after being crowned Miss Greater Jonesboro 2018. (Source: KAIT-TV)
Marybeth Byrd, Miss Greater Jonesboro's Outstanding Teen 2017 stands with Izzy Baughn, the newly crowned Miss Greater Jonesboro's Outstanding Teen and Miss Arkansas 2017 Maggie Benton. (Source: KAIT-TV) Marybeth Byrd, Miss Greater Jonesboro's Outstanding Teen 2017 stands with Izzy Baughn, the newly crowned Miss Greater Jonesboro's Outstanding Teen and Miss Arkansas 2017 Maggie Benton. (Source: KAIT-TV)
Miss Arkansas Maggie Benton performs at the Miss Greater Jonesboro/Miss Great Jonesboro Outstanding Teen pageant. (Source: KAIT-TV) Miss Arkansas Maggie Benton performs at the Miss Greater Jonesboro/Miss Great Jonesboro Outstanding Teen pageant. (Source: KAIT-TV)
Bennett Young prepares to answer an on-stage question. (Source: KAIT-TV) Bennett Young prepares to answer an on-stage question. (Source: KAIT-TV)
Emcee and former Miss Greater Jonesboro 2014 Destiny Quinn and Miss Arkansas Maggie Benton. (Source: KAIT-TV) Emcee and former Miss Greater Jonesboro 2014 Destiny Quinn and Miss Arkansas Maggie Benton. (Source: KAIT-TV)
JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -

Miss Arkansas 2017 Maggie Benton returned to Jonesboro to crown a successor Saturday, February 17 at the Nettleton Performing Arts Center. Benton won the pageant and competed in the Miss Arkansas pageant as Miss Greater Jonesboro. She was crowned Miss Arkansas in June 2017.

Benton crowned Emily Doggett as the new Miss Greater Jonesboro after an evening of competition that included talent, on-stage question, and evening gown. Doggett is a Red Wolves Dancer and a member of Alpha Gamma Delta sorority at Arkansas State University. She graduated from Nettleton High School where the pageant was held. 

Izzy Baughn is a junior at Jonesboro High School. Baughn competed in Little Rock last year as Miss Northeast Arkansas' Outstanding Teen. Both will compete June 9 – 17, 2018 inside the Robinson Auditorium in Little Rock.  

Doggett receives a $2,000 scholarship from Arkansas State University, among various other awards. Baughn receives a $150 scholarship and a $1,500 evening gown sponsorship.  

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