Former Miss Texas College Paloma Bermudez, right, crowns Taylor J. Pierce as the 122nd Miss Texas College Thursday Oct. 20, 2016. Texas College President Dr. Dwight J. Fennell and his wife Angelia Fennell, at left, participated in the ceremony. Pierce will serve as Miss Texas College for the remainder of the 2016-17 academic year acting as a student ambassador for the college.
(Sarah A. Miller/Tyler Morning Telegraph)