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2022 Mr. and Miss Paris Junior College Announced

During halftime of the Paris Junior College, women’s basketball game against Bossier Parish Community College on Friday, Feb. 25, the nominees for Mr. and Miss PJC were announced and the winners crowned.

Faculty and staff nominate students for this honor, with the student body making the final vote. To be nominated, students must be graduating sophomores with a minimum of 12 semester hours in the current semester and 45 hours completed, and at least a 2.75 GPA.

Paris Junior College sophomores Jessika Roberts and Beau Brewer were named Mr. & Miss PJC 2022 on Friday, Feb. 25 during halftime of the women’s basketball game in the Hunt Center.

Jessika Roberts, the daughter of Elizabeth and Danny Harrell of Forney, Texas is a 2020 graduate of Forney High School. She is a returning member of the Dragons Softball Team, where she earned Second Team All-Conference Outfielder for the 2020-2021 season. She plans to continue her softball career at a four-year university for a bachelor’s of nursing and become a nurse practitioner.

Beau is the son of Scott and Sheri Brewer of McKinney, Texas and  a 2020 graduate of McKinney Boyd High School. He is a returning member of the Dragons Baseball Team and of Phi Theta Kappa, the two-year college honor society. He was named 2021 All Region Outfielder and named to the President’s List three times. He plans to further his academic and athletic career at Western Kentucky University.

Nominees for 2022 Mr. and Miss PJC are shown before the ceremony. From left are Seth Daugherty, Rachel Roebuck, Beau Brewer, Stephanie Sanders, Sean Curtis, Stephanie Chico, Justin Eudy, Jessika Roberts, Brandon Matkin (standing in as escort for Connor Kirkley, who was not present), and Jayda Carter.

Other nominees for Mr. and Miss PJC included:

Jayda Carter, the daughter of Narja and Anthony Carter of Copperas Cove, Texas is a 2019 graduate of Copperas Cove High School. She is a returning member of the Dragons Softball Team, and plans to pursue her education with the goal of becoming a travel nurse.

Connor Kirkley, the son of Vicki and Bill Kirkley of Denton, Texas is a 2020 graduate of Braswell High School. He is a member of Phi Theta Kappa, the two-year college honor society and Delta Psi Omega, a national drama honor society. He has been named to the President’s List twice and to the Dean’s List. A drama major, he plans on attending Texas Tech University after graduating from PJC with plans to eventually teach technical theater.

Stephanie Chico, the daughter of Elizabeth and Armando Chico of Fort Worth, Texas is a 2020 graduate of Arlington Heights High School. She is a returning member of the Dragons Softball Team and of Phi Theta Kappa, the two-year college honor society, and has been named to the President’s List twice. She plans to pursue a criminal justice degree and become a criminal psychologist.

Justin Eudy, the son of Brad and Beverly Eudy of Paris, Texas is a 2021 graduate of Prairiland High School. He is a member of Phi Theta Kappa, the two-year college honor society. He plans to attend a nursing program and become a Registered Nurse.

Seth Daugherty, the son of Regina Trojacek of Detroit, Mich., is a 2020 graduate of Rider High School. He is a returning member of the Dragons Men’s Soccer Team and a member of the Student Government Association, where he serves as Treasurer. He plans to further his soccer and academic career at a four-year college, majoring in engineering.

Rachel Roebuck, the daughter of James Roebuck and Cynthia Roebuck of Royse City, is a 2019 graduate of Royse City High School. She is a returning member of the Dragons Women’s Soccer Team, and was named to the 2021 All-Region Team. She is President of the Student Government Association, and has twice been named to the President’s List. She will continue her soccer and academic career at the University of North Texas and pursue a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice.

Sean Curtis, the son of Brad and Mary Curtis of Marble Falls, Texas, is a 2020 graduate of Marble Falls High School. He is a returning member of the Dragons Baseball Team and he was chosen for the Texas-New Mexico All Star Game. He plans to continue his baseball career and obtain a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting at Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi.

Stephanie Sanders, the daughter of Ronnie and Rebecca Sanders of Belton, Texas, is a 2020 graduate of Belton High School. She is a returning member of the Dragons Women’s Soccer Team, and she plans to continue her athletic and academic career at Howard Payne University.

Photo: 2022 Mr. and Miss PJC Jessika Roberts and Beau Brewer are shown after being crowned.