The Top 5 Beauties in East Mississippi Community College’s 2019 Beauty & Beau Pageant are, from left, Pooja Shaunak of Starkville, Landry Payne of Philadelphia, “Most Beautiful” winner India Jones of Laurel, Chloe Jenkins of Ackerman and J’Shunna Calvert of West Point.

“Most Beautiful” winner India Jones is a biology major.

She is a member of the Student Government Association, the Baptist Student Association, and a member of the EMCC cheerleading squad.

She was also a 2018 EMCC Homecoming Maid.

Jones enjoys cheering, shopping, stunting and gymnastics. After graduating from EMCC, she plans to attend nursing school at the University of Southern Mississippi. The 2019 Beauty & Beau Pageant took place Feb. 5 in Stennis Hall Auditorium on EMCC’s Scooba campus.