VICKSBURG, Mississippi — 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.
Newly chosen Miss Mississippi 2015 Hannah Roberts stoops as she is crowned by Miss Mississippi 2014 Jasmine Murray, while Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant, second from left, and Vicksburg Mayor George Flaggs, left, wait to congratulate her in Vicksburg, Miss., Saturday, June 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
Miss Riverland Laura Lee Lewis 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, New Jersey
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