HomeAwardsChildersburg native Jayla Duncan crowned Miss Hamilton 2024, sets sights on Miss AlabamaChildersburg native Jayla Duncan crowned Miss Hamilton 2024, sets sights on Miss AlabamaWed, October 18, 2023 by SylacaugaNews.com Digital TeamSHARE NOW HOOVER, Ala. – Childersburg native Jayla Duncan, a sophomore at Samford University, has been crowned Miss Hamilton 2024. Her victory now paves the way for her journey to the Miss Alabama competition in June 2024.The 19-year-old Duncan, who graduated from Childersburg High School in May 2022, is already making a significant impact.While at Samford, she has displayed her multifaceted talents as a cheerleader and the sophomore class vice-president. Pursuing a B.A. in Journalism/Mass Communications with a minor in Political Science and Sports Media, she exemplifies academic dedication and community service.Duncan’s commitment to her community shines through her anti-bullying initiative, “Jayla’s Justice: An Anti-Bullying Campaign,” which she began in 2015. As a proactive advocate against bullying, she also established the 501(c)3 non-profit Be the SPARK Foundation, aiming to raise funds for anti-bullying materials used in schools and throughout the community.Miss Hamilton, a preliminary competition for the Miss Alabama pageant, is an integral part of the Miss America scholarship organization.For inquiries, please reach out to Duncan’s foundation via email at [email protected].