SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) Sarah Rose Summers from Nebraska has beaten 50 other women to win the crown at this years Miss USA competition.
Summers, a 23-year-old contestant from Omaha, graduated from Texas Christian University with two degrees and is working on becoming a certified child life specialist. With Monday evenings victory, she takes over from Kara McCullough, who won the competition last year when it was held in Las Vegas.
At the start of a two-hour broadcast, the field was immediately narrowed down to 15 contestants according to how they performed during preliminary rounds held in the days before Mondays broadcast.
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