Daily Journal masthead

Rowan University student is crowned as Miss New Jersey, now gets chance at Miss America title

bug
Share/Save/Bookmark

OCEAN CITY, New Jersey — A Rowan University student has been crowned Miss New Jersey.

Lindsey Giannini, of Hammonton, won the title Saturday night at the Ocean City Music Pier, beating out 27 other contestants. It was the fourth time she had competed in the pageant, and her platform this year was raising awareness of the dangers of distracted driving.

The first runner-up was Anna Negron of Vineland.

The win gave Giannini a spot in the Miss America pageant, which will be held in September in Atlantic City. She will receive a $12,000 scholarship from the Miss New Jersey Education Foundation along with other prizes.

Last year's winner was Cierra Kaler-Jones.

Think your friends should see this? Share it with them!

Story copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Feedback, Corrections and Other Requests: AP welcomes feedback and comments from readers. Send an email to info@ap.org and it will be forwarded to the appropriate editor or reporter.


We also have more stories about:
(click the phrases to see a list)

Category:

Follow Daily Journal:

All content copyright ©2015 Daily Journal, a division of Home News Enterprises unless otherwise noted.
All rights reserved. Privacy policy.