JASPER - The 2005 Class of Hamilton County High School presented the 2003-2004 Miss HCHS Pageant Monday evening, October 20 at the high school auditorium. "Moonlight and Roses" was the evening's theme. Contestants were judged in the categories of Casual Wear, Talent, Evening Wear as well as the Final Question category. The evening included a special performance by Victoria Ratliff, who will be competing in the upcoming Miss Florida Teen USA Pageant on Nov. 2 in Sunny Isles Beach.

Ashley Vickers was crowned Sr. Miss HCHS, while Lakezia Lumpkin was named Sr. Miss 1st runner-up. Ashlea Fenner was named Jr. Miss HCHS, while Brittany Hill was named Jr. Miss 1st runner-up. Tiara Allen was named Miss Congeniality.

Pageant organizers wished to express special thanks to the following individuals and organizations: Mr. Frederick Robinson, HCHS Principal; Mr. Gene Starr, HCHS Assistant Principal; Ms. Marjorie Cooks, HCHS Dean; Dr. Larry Bennett; Mr. Elijah Henderson; Mr. Chris Jones; Mrs. Vickie Ratliff; Victoria Ratliff; Junior Class Officers, Junior Class Sponsors and Co-Sponsors; Faye's Flowers and The Jasper News.

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