Little Miss Headland 1980-81 – Holly Morris placed 2nd runner up in the Little Miss National Peanut Festival pageant and also won the title of Miss Headland 1990 where she was presented with Interview Attire, Evening Gown & 50s Attire Awards. She is the 5th girl of 9 to obtain both titles. Holly is the daughter of Jimmy & Ginger Morris (Headland) and the granddaughter of the late Chester & Ruby Douglas, Burnice & Mable Morris and Joe Dave & Sara Walden (All of Headland). She graduated from Headland High School in 1991, Auburn University in 1996 and Georgia State University in 2000 with a Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Speech-Language Pathology.
Holly has been married to Lieutenant Colonel Brendan Burks for 18 years and they have three children, daughters, Anna Kate (age 14), Claire (age 10) and son, Owen (age 5). She is currently a full-time military wife and mother. They presently live in New Bern, North Carolina.
Trivia: Holly's sister, Jill Walden was Little Miss Headland 1975 and her cousin, Katie Douglas was Little Miss Headland 1983. Her cousins, Stephanie Douglas was 1st runner up in the 1983 Miss Headland pageant, Pam Flowers is former Miss Headland 1973 and Jolie Money is former Little Miss Headland 2008, Junior Miss Headland 2015 and the current Miss Headland 2018.
Middle second photo with the trophy in her hand is when she received 2nd runner up in Little Miss National Peanut Festival. The middle bottom photo is her contestant photo for that pageant and the right photo was the Little Miss Headland photo published in the paper as she headed to compete in Little Miss NPF