Clarksville, TN – Miss Tennessee USA was crowned tonight, making her Tennessee’s next hopeful in the 2011 Miss USA pageant. Ashley Durham of Memphis, TN. accepted her new crown from the reigning Miss Tennessee USA, Tucker Nichol Perry of Nashville, TN.
Runners-up for the Miss Tennessee USA pageant were Miranda Beck of Knoxville, TN (fourth), Georgette Robinson of Memphis, TN (third), Kyndall Covington of Bluff City, TN (second) and Jordan Schultz of Nashville, TN (first).
Crowned earlier tonight was Miss Tennessee Teen USA, Kaitlin White of Nashville, TN. She accepted her new crown and title from the reigning Miss Tennessee Teen USA, Kristen Rose of Bristol, TN.
Runners-up for the Miss Tennessee Teen USA pageant were Emily Blevins of Nashville, TN (fourth), Shanese Brown of Nashville, TN (third), Brooke Grimsley of Murfreesboro, TN (second) and Sarah Yarbrough of Jackson, TN (first).
The new title-holders, along with the runners-up received numerous prizes including scholarships. The 2011 Miss Tennessee USA and Miss Tennessee Teen USA will have the opportunity to represent Tennessee at the Miss USA and Miss Teen USA Pageants in the spring of next year.
The Miss Tennessee USA pageants, under the direction of Greenwood Productions, Inc., is a part of the Miss Universe organization. Information about all delegates can be found at www.misstennesseeusa.com. To view images of the pageants online visit www.clarksvillecvb.com.