Congratulations to Miss New York, Nia Franklin, who was named the winner of the 2019 Miss America contest, and earned a $50,000 college scholarship. Franklin, 24, whose social platform is advocating for the arts, said she hopes to earn a doctorate in music composition from Princeton University or Juilliard. Her win marks the seventh title for New York, the most of any state in the pageant’s nearly 100-year history.
Also, big congratulations to Miss Connecticut Bridget Oei who finished as the first runner up!! Way to represent CT!!