VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) – Hannah Roberts has won the Miss Mississippi pageant and will compete for the crown of Miss America in September.
The Clarion-Ledger reports (http://on.thec-l.com/1dpWeKG) the 21-year-old winner represented Miss University of Southern Mississippi in the competition Saturday night in Vicksburg and earned a $10,000 scholarship. Roberts plans to attend the University of Mississippi Medical Center.Miss University of Mississippi France Beard was runner-up.
Roberts was a double winner in the preliminary competition, winning for talent Wednesday and swimwear Friday.
The Miss America pageant will be held Sept. 13 in Atlantic City, N.J.