An update on a story we first brought you two years ago. A former beauty queen from Maryland makes a brave decision—removing both of her breasts because most of her female relatives died of breast cancer.
This year’s Miss Maryland takes after her mother.
Jade Kenny has won the Miss Maryland pageant and will compete in September for the crown of Miss America.
Christina Denny has won the Miss Maryland pageant and will compete for the crown of Miss America in September.
Miss District of Columbia Allyn Rose has fallen short in her bid to become Miss America, despite successfully conveying a message about breast cancer prevention.
Win or lose Saturday, Miss America contestant Allyn Rose will have conveyed a message about breast cancer prevention using her primary tool as a beauty queen: her body.
Joanna Guy has been crowned Miss Maryland and will represent the state in the Miss America pageant next year.
Miss District of Columbia Ashley Boalch has been awarded the Miss America pageant’s first journalism scholarship in the name of late Associated Press writer John Curran.
Twenty-three young women are competing in Hagerstown for the title of Miss Maryland and a shot at becoming Miss America.