MaKinley Higdon is the 16-month-old daughter of Brandon and Jackie Higdon. MaKinley competed at the Kentucky Beauties State Pageant in January where she was crowned KYB Baby Miss Kentucky. MaKinley will now continue on to compete for a national title at the Americas Natural Supreme Beauty national pageant that will be held at the end of July in Louisville. Along with the competition, the weekend will also consist of a Louisville Bats game where contestants will be recognized on the field and a cruise on the Historic Belle of Louisville. The contestants will compete in formal wear and state wear. Some of the other areas of competition include talent and community service presentation. And is a natural pageant system with the motto, “It’s not about the size of the crown you wear, but the size of the impact you make while wearing it is most important.” MaKinley and her family hosted the Sweet Summer Benefit Pageant that was held in Leitchfield, Kentucky in late June. The pageant was a benefit for Rachel Kiper, and they were able to raise over their $1,000 goal.