Melville named Miss Sparta 2014

Basketball player will attend Fairfield University in the fall

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  • Miss Sparta 2014 Jamie Melville is pictured.

SPARTA — Jamie Melville was named Miss Sparta 2014.

Melville, 17, is a senior at Sparta High School in the class of 2014. She will attend Fairfield University in the fall where she plans on studying International Relations.

At Sparta High School she was a four year member of the Girls Varsity Basketball team and team captain for two years. She also scored 1,000 career points.

Melville was a member of DECA, Future Business Leaders of America and the Mugs Media Girls Basketball Player of the Year.

She volunteers at Saint Kateri Youth Ministry Project Outreach, Find the Courage, PDP Leader as well as a Sparta Recreational Youth Basketball Evaluator.

The Miss Sparta annual contest was held Sunday, June 22 at the Skyview Golf Club.

The first runner up was Isabella Lusardi and the second runner up was Aimee Buchanan.

She will be going to the Queen of the Fair at the Sussex County Fair Grounds on August 2.

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