Introducing the 2023 Jr. Ambassadors
Published 12:00 pm Saturday, November 4, 2023
The 2023 Junior Ambassadors will soon begin their duties as the Brookhaven-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce marks the beginning of the Christmas season.
JAs serve as ambassadors to the business community, and must be ninth-grade students who live in Lincoln County.
Participating businesses across Brookhaven and the county will be open Saturday, Nov. 11, for the annual Christmas Open House. Junior Ambassadors will serve as hostesses at the businesses, matched alphabetically. They will also assist Santa Claus with candy distribution in the Brookhaven Christmas Parade, Thursday, Nov. 30. More community service hours will be available for JAs during the spring semester.
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Kenslie Suzanne Bairfield is the daughter of Dustin and Tonya Bairfield. She attends Brookhaven High School where she is a member of National Honor Society, FCA, and was recently in their homecoming production. She is an All-A Honor Roll Student and was selected to the Principal’s Advisory Committee. Kenslie is a member of the BHS soccer and tennis team. She enjoys volunteering for several local organizations and attends First United Methodist Church. Her favorite thing about Brookhaven is seeing friendly and familiar faces all around.
Jayden Rayne Cannon is the daughter of Julia Benoit. She attends Bogue Chitto Attendance Center where she is a member of the student council and Senior Beta Club. She is on the Superintendent’s Honor Roll and received several academic awards in all subjects. Jayden is a varsity cheerleader. Her favorite thing about her community is southern charm and hospitality shown.
Caylee Elizabeth Carpenter is the daughter of David and Stacia Carpenter. She attends West Lincoln and is a proud member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. She is an honor roll student and plays on the tennis team. Caylee attends Friendship Baptist Church and serves on the youth chapter of the local Ducks Unlimited. Her favorite thing about Lincoln County is enjoying the outdoors hunting and fishing.
Kayleigh Dianne Case is the daughter of Korey and Bridget Case. She attends Brookhaven Academy where she is a member of FCA and is an honor roll student. She received the Coach’s Award in Archery and dances for the Cougarettes dance team. Kayleigh is active in UDA dance competitions and is active in the youth and outreach programs at Philadelphia Baptist Church. Her favorite thing about Brookhaven is Friday night football games and school pride.
Madison Caroline Case is the daughter of Amp and Stacie Case. She attends Brookhaven Academy and is a member of FCA, honor roll, and Jr. Honor Society. She has received numerous awards including Miss Brookhaven Academy Junior High. She is a cheerleader, member of the State Champ softball team and plays basketball for BA. Madison attends Monticello Baptist church. Her favorite thing about Brookhaven is the nostalgic downtown area.
Paytin Alisabeth Chappell is the daughter of Jamie Newell and Robbie Chappell. She attends West Lincoln where she is an honor roll student and active in FCA and the Robotics Club. She has received several academic awards and been named student of the month. Paytin is a cheerleader and runs cross country. She attends CenterPoint Church and enjoys volunteering her time at HaloHaven Assisted Living Facility. Her favorite thing about Brookhaven is the close community where people can support each other.
Morgan Alyse Childress is the daughter of Jason and Emily Childress. She attends Brookhaven High School and sings for the ensemble choir and participated in the BHS Homecoming Production. Morgan is a Nena Smith Hall of Fame dancer, student of the month and has received the citizenship award. She attends Mt. Zion Baptist Church and is on the praise team. Her favorite thing about Brookhaven is traditions in the downtown area and at BHS.
Caylin Elizabeth Crossley is the daughter of Courtney Dixon. She attends Brookhaven High School where she is the 9th Grade Class President, member of the Jr. Honor Society, and member of the Ole Brook band and color guard. She recently danced in the BHS Homecoming Production and is a Showstopper Competitive Dancer. Caylin is an active member of Mt. Wade M.B Church serving on several ministry committees. Her favorite thing about Brookhaven is the close community where everyone shows respect toward one another.
Gabriella Claire DeLaune is the daughter of Anthony and Laura DeLaune. She attends West Lincoln where she is an A/B Honor roll student and member of FCA. She also plays softball and basketball. Gabriella enjoys performing at Brookhaven Little Theatre and is a member of Johnson Grove Church of Christ where she is active in the youth group. Her favorite thing about her community is BLT performances, great shopping, and school sports.
Mia Rose Evans is the daughter of Jack and Jill Evans. She attends Brookhaven Academy is plays basketball for the BA Cougars. Mia is a member of Friendship Baptist Church where she is active in the youth group. Her favorite thing about Brookhaven is the small town environment.
Amelia Kate Furr is the daughter of Cliff and Angela Furr. Amelia attends Brookhaven High School where she is a member of Jr. National Honor Society, HOSA, FCA leadership team, an Honor Roll Student, and recently performed in the BHS Homecoming Production. Amelia attends Heucks Retreat Baptist Church and helps lead praise and worship for the youth group. Her favorite thing about Brookhaven is living close to the downtown area and attending concerts, festivals, and events at MSA.
Lorelai Macy Gennaro is the daughter of Chip and Lacie Gennaro. She attends Loyd Star Attendance Center where she is an All A Honor Roll student, student of the month, and a member of Beta Club and FCA. She has played basketball, soccer, and tennis and enjoys performing at The Brookhaven Little Theatre. Lorelai is a member of Friendship Baptist Church and active in missions. Her favorite thing about Brookhaven is the exposure to the arts thru her involvement with Brookhaven Little Theatre.
Ali Claire Hall is the daughter of Todd and Wendy Hall. She attends Brookhaven Academy where she is a member of student council, Jr. National Honor Society, and has been named to the Headmaster’s List. She plays basketball, cheers, has been voted class favorite, homecoming maid, and most beautiful. Ali also enjoys cheering at MS Gym of Dreams, dancing at Showstoppers and attends Johnson Grove Church of Christ.