Judging is the cornerstone of the Miss Hilton Head Island, Miss South Carolina and Miss America pageants. Each judge is tasked with evaluating contestants on five phases of competition, to select the most qualified young woman to wear the crown.
We recognize that this is no easy task and, therefore, would like to take a moment to recognize the individuals with the challenging job of selecting this year's Miss Hilton Head Island, Miss Hilton Head Island Teen and Miss Hilton Head Island Pre-Teen:
Mack Hopper A native of Flippin, Arkansas, Mack Hopper graduated from the University of Central Arkansas with honors and a double major in Architectural and Interior Designs and minor in Historic Preservation.
His service within the Miss America organization consists of having judged in various states including: New York, Arkansas, Texas and Mississippi. Mack is also on the board of directors for the Miss New York City pageant, which gave you two of the last three Miss Americas and five of the last six Miss New Yorks. He has extensive training in voice and has been showcased and awarded several talent titles.
Mack has been seen on TV shows such as Smash, Boardwalk Empire, The Carrie Diaries, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, Pan Am, and Person of Interest.
Currently, he works as the design and creative director for a sustainable furniture manufacturer, as well as, owning his own business MH Interior Design, Inc. in New York City.