As a representative of her high school and state, Jasmine took part in and attended several of the many Liberty Bowl festivities. On Friday, Jan. 1, thehomecoming queens took a tour of the world renowned St. Jude Children’s Hospital that hosted a very special brunch for all of the them. They met very special St. Jude patients and their families and made queen sashes for other patients at St. Jude in commemoration of their visit to the hospital. They also participated in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl Parade down historic Beale Street packed with bowl fans. The homecoming queens road on four beautifully decorated red, white and blue floats and were dressed in matching AutoZone Liberty Bowl queen sweatshirts and their sashes. “I enjoyed the hospital tour the most”, said Jasmine who is hoping to attend the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill next year for Nursing or Business. MVP of Holly Springs High School Women’s Varsity Tennis Team and Team Captain for the Women’s Varsity Swim Team, Jasmine was selected based on her high academic achievements, her community activities and her all-around status as an outstanding individual and athlete. In Charlotte, on March 13 and 14, Jasmine will compete in North Carolina’s 30th annual selection of North Carolina’s Homecoming Queen. If she wins, Jasmine will respresent North Carolina in an all expense paid trip to the national finals in California to compete with queens from the other states for America’s Homecoming Queen. She will also receive a cash scholarship to any school of higher learning she might choose after graduating from high school and competing in the National Pageant. America’s Homecoming Queen, Inc. has very high standards and the purpose of the organization is to promote education and community service for high school homecoming queens in all fifty states. The organization gives the young women, who have shown outstanding leadership ability, the opportunity to achieve their goals of being leaders of tomorrow. Jasmine is the oldest of five chidren and works in the summer as a life guard and a junior swim coach for the Sunset Ridge Swim Team.