Contestants for Lil’ Miss and Mr. Christmas helped to raise more than $1,700 for St Jude Children’s Hospital through a local benefit competition sponsored by the Alpha Zeta chapter of ESA (Epsilon Sigma Alpha). Winner of the Lil’ Miss competition was Vada Holliday Cass, the daughter of Kimberly and Newton Cass. Cash Reece, the son of Claudette and Jeremy Reece, won Lil’ Mr. Christmas honors . Other contestants included: Mason Fohn, Gracie Hyslop, Jonathan Riddle, Kaylynn Stevens, Channing Curr, Rylee Stevens, Faylee Ferguson, Logan Burch, Liliana Guillen, Ford Gosvener, Brooklyn Hinman, R. J. Malone, Vivian Miller, Trenton Reese, Tyler Ross and Christian Rowland.
JACK BUZBEE/J-C CORRESPONDENT