TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A 20-year-old broadcast journalism major has won the 2012 title of Miss Oklahoma.
Pageant spokeswoman Mollie Collins says Alicia Clifton — who competed as Miss Edmond LibertyFest — was crowned Saturday night. Collins says Clifton is a junior at the University of Oklahoma who emphasized a platform of "lifelong volunteerism." The Oklahoma City resident won a $16,000 scholarship.
Miss Oklahoma State Fair, 24-year-old Damaris Pierce, was the first-runner up. She won $7,000.
Veronica Wisniewski, the 20-year-old Miss Frontier County from Oklahoma City, took second runner-up and a $4,000 scholarship.
Miss Eastern Oklahoma County, 23-year-old Megan Johnson, was the third runner-up, taking $3,000. And fourth runner-up Sarah Klein, the 20-year-old Miss Tulsa, won $2,000.
The pageant was held at the Mabee Center at Oral Roberts University.
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