My name is Emmie Perkins. I was born in Hattiesburg, MS. I am majoring in public relations with a minor in music at Mississippi State University. I recently accepted a full-time position as the Coordinator of External Relations for the Bulldog Initiative! I also enjoy coaching women for interviews and pageants on the side! This website is a place to learn more about me and access the joy of the arts and music. Read more below for an available biography of my life!
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Emmie Perkins was born and raised in Hattiesburg, MS. Emmie is the daughter of David and Lori Perkins. She has one younger sister, Sadie. She is an alumnus of Oak Grove High School and a student at Mississippi State University where she studies Public Relations with a minor in Music.
Emmie was actively involved during her time at Mississippi State. She volunteered with the ACCESS special needs program as a mentor. She was a member of Kappa Delta sorority where she served as a Gamma Chi for sorority recruitment. Emmie was a Road Runner campus tour guide and a part of the Student Association at Mississippi State where she served as the Homecoming and Pageant Co-Director for 2020-2021. She had the honor of being selected to represent the freshman class on the homecoming court in 2019.
In the 4th grade, Emmie discovered her love for music after auditioning for and performing in a local production of “Annie” the musical. From then on, music has been a part of every day of her life. All throughout middle school and high school, Emmie studied voice under a professor at the University of Southern Mississippi and was heavily involved in the arts at both her school and in her community.
Music ended up taking her to New York City on many different occasions where she competed in Broadway Kid Star and was named a top finalist. She trained at multiple theater workshops in the city, including Open Jar Institute and the Broadway Workshop.
Emmie competed in the Elvis Presley Fan Club Scholarship program in Tupelo, Mississippi, and took home the first-place scholarship prize of $5,000.
Emmie was the 2019 Lamar County’s Distinguished Young Woman. She placed first alternate to Mississippi’s Distinguished Young Woman for 2019.
Emmie has served the state as Miss Hattiesburg (2019/2020) and Miss Mississippi State University(2021).
Emmie served as Miss Mississippi 2022, spreading the message of her program “Music is Medicine” across the state, reaching all 82 counties in Mississippi.
Currently, Emmie works as the Coordinator of External Relations for the Bulldog Initiative and does interview consulting for individuals on the side!
In her free time, Emmie enjoys cooking Lebanese food, collecting vinyl records, and practicing for her family's future appearance on Family Feud.