Miss Georgia, from Augusta, participates in the 100th Miss America pageant

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AUGUSTA, Ga (WRDW / WAGT) – On Thursday, native of Augusta and former UGA, Miss Georgia Karson Pennington entered the 100th Miss America Pageant held in Connecticut.

The winner of Miss America 2022 is Miss Alaska, Emma Broyles. She receives a gold crown and sash for the 100th anniversary. She also gets a $ 100,000 scholarship and a six-figure salary for Miss America.

Following in the footsteps of her mother and older sister, Pennington has been participating in the Miss America Scholarship Organization since the age of 10. To date, she has earned $ 23,450 in scholarship funds.

Miss Georgia Scholarship Organization CEO / CEO Trina Pruitt said, “Karson is a wonderful representative of Georgia. She is incredibly intelligent, talented, hardworking, selfless and beautiful. We are thrilled that she can represent Georgia and be able to compete in such an important Miss America competition as it is the 100th anniversary. “

To follow the competition, you can subscribe to the MGSC newsletter at the address www.missgeorgia.net.

The Miss Georgia Scholarship Organization is working hard to find the next big candidate by officially setting the dates for the 2022 event from June 15-18. If you would like to apply to be the next Miss Georgia, visit their website at https://www.missgeorgia.net/.

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