The candidate sent by Kentucky Elle Smith won the miss USA nomination and will now be headed for the Miss Universe contest.
The competition took place at the River Spirit Casino Resort in Tulsa, Oklahoma, US.
Elle graduated from University of Kentucky which honored her by tweeting the news of her win.
— University of Kentucky (@universityofky)
November 30, 2021
The Miss Universe contest will take place in the Israeli city of Eilat on the 12th of December.
Elle herself is a journalist and before the contest she worked for WHAS11 News which warmheartedly reported her win.
“WOW!!! This is quite the accomplishment!! Our Elle Smith is your new MISS USA!,” the media said on Twitter.
Below is the video of the new star.