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Helena woman crowned Miss Montana 2019

June 24, 2019

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A 22-year-old Helena woman will represent Montana in the Miss America Pageant in September.

The Independent Record reports Mo Shea was crowned Miss Montana on Saturday, earning the title and a $5,100 scholarship out of a field of 11 contestants.

Shea plans to raise awareness of skin cancer during her speaking engagements as Miss Montana over the next year.

The University of Montana graduate earned a degree in cellular and molecular neuroscience.

She plans to enroll in medical school next year and specialize in dermatology.

Haylie Storlie, of Glendive, was the contest’s first runner-up. Jessica Criss, of Bozeman, was the second runner-up.

Laura Haller, of Helena, held the Miss Montana title last year.

The Miss America Pageant will be held in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

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Information from: Independent Record, http://www.helenair.com

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