Update: Miss Georgia semifinalists compete in talent

sokamoto@ledger-enquirer.comJune 22, 2013 

Miss South Central Georgia, Courtney J. Walker, 22, of Bonaire, Ga., sang "Nobody Does it Like Me."

Miss Conyers Cherry Blossom, Lauren F. Edmunds, 24, of Americus, Ga., did a jazz dance to "Feelin' Good."

Miss Cobb County, Maggie Bridges, 20, of Brinson, Ga., sang "You'll Never Walk Alone."

Miss Whitewater, Katherine McCauley, 20, of Marietta, Ga., sang "Kiss Me in the Rain."

Miss Columbus, Willietta T. Grant, 23, of Columbus, sang "One Less Bell"/"A House Is Not a Home."

Miss Troup County, Hayley N. Henderson, 23, of Columbus, sang "Holding Out for a Hero."

Miss Georgia Southern University, Reedi M. Hawkins, 21, of Albany, Ga., did a ballet en pointe to "Turn the Beat Around."

Miss Atlanta, Carly M. Mathis, 22, of Leesburg, Ga., sang "I Know You Won't."

Miss Golden Isles, Carmella M. Turner, 23, of Baxley, Ga., sang "Love Is Where You Find It." She goes to Valdosta State University, majoring in choral music education. Her platform is Stand Up for the Ovation, Keep Music Education!

Miss Clermont, Lia Racanelli, 23, of Athens, Ga., sang "I Surrender."

You can tell that these women are clearly among the top in the talent category. But only two dancers and no pianists this year.

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