Local competing in national pageant

CNJ staff

New Mexico’s 2010 Junior Miss Victoria Bailey is representing Clovis at the 53rd annual America’s Junior Miss National Finals Thursday-Saturday in Mobile, Ala.

She is one of 50 contestants competing for more than $125,000 in cash scholarships and the title America’s Junior Miss.

Bailey, a child of a military family, is the first person from Clovis to be named New Mexico Junior Miss.

She is planning to attend the University of Alabama and double major in English and pre-law.