Madeleine Overby, from Columbus, Mississippi is 21 years old and is passionate about the arts and sciences. Being from a military family however, she moved around often and is currently a nursing student at Troy University in Alabama where she plans to graduate with her Masters Degree one day and start a career as a cardiothoracic surgical nurse. Though her main priority is education, she has always been very involved in the arts both as a dancer and singer. She has always loved sharing her passion through movement and song. She has appeared on the TV show America’s Kids Got Talent and is a former NFL cheerleader for the New Orleans Saints. As Miss Mississippi USA, she has enjoyed sharing her love for education through numerous schools in the state of Mississippi and has taught many teens the importance of finding their passion and maintaining a focus on academics. Ultimately, she uses her voice to show all people that no matter your background, no matter your age, no matter what you’ve accomplished or what you've yet to accomplish, you can do any and everything you set your mind too.