JACKSON – 2014 Miss Mississippi Jasmine Murray will tour Water Valley High School on Thursday, April 9 at 8:30 a.m.
The tour is a collaborative effort by Miss Mississippi, the Mississippi Department of Education, American Graduate and Mississippi Public Broadcasting (MPB) to increase graduation rates.
American Graduate is a public media initiative helping local communities keep more students on the path to graduation.
Murray, who is an American Graduate Champion in addition to being 2014 Miss Mississippi, is scheduled to tour numerous Mississippi high schools to promote the American Graduate initiative. She is also known for being a finalist on the eighth season of American Idol, where she placed 12th–13th alongside Jorge Núñez.
She also competed in the Miss America’s Outstanding Teen pageant in 2007.