Miss Louisiana USA 2024 is Sydney Taylor of Lafayette

Sydney Taylor, the representative of Lafayette, was crowned Miss Louisiana USA 2024 in a glittering competition on Saturday, March 30 at Jefferson Performing Arts Center in Metairie.

The 22-year-old former Miss Teen Louisiana USA and Miss Teen USA 2020 fourth runner-up will head to California to compete for Miss USA 2024 this summer.

"My heart is so full of gratitude and I’m so thankful for this journey that God has placed in front of me," Sydney posted on social media.

"I can't even express the amount of gratitude I feel to have the chance to represent Louisiana at Miss USA and to spread love across the state for a whole year."

The new Miss Louisiana USA succeeds last year's winner, news anchor Sylvia Masters.


Miss Louisiana USA 2024 - Sydney Taylor (Lafayette)

1st runner-up - Hannah Fontenot (Magnolia)

2nd runner-up - Emily Randon (Pelican State)

3rd runner-up - Trinitee Johnson (Crescent City)

4th runner-up - Anna Katherine Steckler (Acadiana)

TOP 10

Jourdan Waddell (Sportman's Paradise)

Catherine Wooton (Plaquemines Parish)

Taylor Witmeyer (NOLA)

Ivy Robichaux (LSU)

Ella Clark (Bayou State)

TOP 16

Annaclaire Zerange (UL Lafayette)

Diamond Jonise (Red Stick)

Caylyn Peddy (Natchitoches)

Darby Smith (East Baton Rouge)

Jaide Navarre (Calcasieu)

Halle Bourdonnay (Baton Rouge)

The title of Miss Teen USA 2024 went to Ava Watson of New Orleans. She will represent the Pelican State at Miss Teen USA 2024, also in California this summer.

Photos: Miss Louisiana USA / Instagram

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