Layman selected 56th Annual Miss Northwestern

Staff Writer
Plaquemine Post South
Taylor Layman of St. Gabriel was recently selected the 56th Annual Miss Northwestern.

NATCHITOCHES – Taylor Layman of St. Gabriel was named winner of the 56th Annual Miss Northwestern - Lady of the Bracelet Pageant held recently at Northwestern State University.

Layman is a junior liberal arts major with a minor in communications in the Louisiana Scholars' College.

She is the daughter of Brian and Lori Layman.

A member of Phi Mu Fraternity, she is captain of the Purple Pizazz Pom Pon Line, was a freshman orientation leader and a member of the 2014 Homecoming Honor Court.

She is a member of Alpha Lambda Delta, the Student Alumni Association, Demon Volunteers in Progress and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

Layman will represent Northwestern State in the 2014 Miss Louisiana Pageant this summer in Monroe. She received more than $8,000 in scholarships and prizes.

She also won the Liz Carroll People's Choice Award selected by the pageant audience.