Mona Nicholas is the president of the Friends of the USA International Ballet Competition (IBC), held in Jackson. A Vicksburg native who has danced all her life, Nicholas lives in Jackson with her husband, Chris, and two daughters. She recently spoke with Sun staff writer Katie Eubanks about the Friends and the upcoming 2014 USA IBC.
What is the role of the Friends?
“Our role is to be the fund-raising arm for the USA IBC and to support it with volunteers before, during and after the competition.