MANSFIELD, Ohio (AP) — A 20-year-old Ohio Northern University student has been crowned the new Miss Ohio and will compete for the Miss America title.
The News Journal in Mansfield (http://ohne.ws/MsvjO7 ) reports that Ellisa McCracken beat out 24 other contestants Saturday night in the statewide Miss Ohio Scholarship Program finals in Mansfield in north-central Ohio. The pianist from Waynesburg, Pa., also won a $10,000 scholarship from Newman Technology and other gifts.
McCracken is a pharmacy major at Ohio Northern in Ada. She will compete for the Miss America title in Las Vegas on Jan. 12.
McCracken’s platform is “stop cyberbullying.”