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Miss America 2024 is Madison Marsh of Colorado

Miss Colorado, Madison Marsh, was crowned Miss America 2024 during the national competition held on Sunday, January 14 at the Walt Disney Theater (Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts) in Orlando, Florida. The 22-year-old astrophysicist and pilot made history as the first active-duty Air Force officer to win the Miss America title. She succeeds last year's winner Grace Stanke of Wisconsin. Ellie Breaux of Texas was the first runner-up while Cydney Bridges of Indiana, Mallory Hudson of Kentucky, and Caroline Parente of Rhode Island were the second, third, and fourth runners-up, respectively. Rounding out the Top 11 were Cori Keller of Arkansas, Courtney Wages of Kansas, Kennedy Taylor of Maryland, Amelia Collins of New York, and Taylor Loyd of North Carolina. The new Miss America holds a degree in physics and she is currently pursuing her master's in public policy at the Harvard Kennedy School in Cambridge, Massachusetts. After her mother's death due to pancreatic can

Miss Colorado USA 2023 is Arianna Lemus

Arianna Lemus, representing Gunnison, was crowned Miss Colorado USA 2023 on Sunday, July 16 at the Union Colony Civic Center in Greeley. The 27-year-old beauty of Mexican descent succeeds Alexis Glover and will now prepare to represent Colorado at Miss USA 2023 in Reno, Nevada. Tianna Cooks of Cimarron Hills finished as first runner-up while Sydney Hella of Red Rocks, Brina Bily of Central Colorado, and Haley Lara of Brighton were the second, third, and fourth runners-up, respectively.  The new Miss Colorado USA is a filmmaker, model, actress, writer, producer, and student pursuing a degree in pre-counseling at Capela University. No stranger to pageantry, Arianna placed first runner-up to her predecessor during last year's competition. She also participated in Miss California USA and finished in the Top 16 twice (2017 and 2019). Sunday's event also culminated with the crowning of Miss Colorado Teen USA 2023 Grace Covney who will now proceed to compete in the Miss Teen USA 2023