Krissia Beatty, Miss Nebo Crowned New Miss Utah 2015
SALT LAKE CITY – June 21, 2015 (Gephardt Daily) –
SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH – June 21, 2015 (Gephardt Daily) – St. George native Krissia Beatty, currently Miss Nebo, was crowned Miss Utah 2015 at Salt Lake City’s Capitol Theatre Saturday night.
Along with the title of Miss Utah, the Dixie State University senior was also the recipient of a $10,000 scholarship.
According to a pageant press release, “Beatty will travel several thousand miles each month performing, speaking to audiences about her platform, ‘Live Well – Change the Focus’ and serving as a state ambassador for the Children’s Miracle Network.
Beatty will now compete in The Miss America Pageant to be held in Atlantic City, New Jersey in mid-September.
For the talent portion of the competition, Beatty played a piano solo titled “All of Me” by Jon Schmidt. She was also recognized as the Lifestyle and Fitness in Swimsuit Preliminary winner on Wednesday night.
First runner-up in the competition was Miss Sandy, Lizzy Palmatier, who was awarded a $3,000 scholarship.
Second runner-up was Miss Orem, Maddi Millard, earned a $1,500 scholarship.
The third runner-up was Miss Greater Salt Lake, Hannah Harkness, received a $800 scholarship.
Fourth runner-up, Miss Panoramaland, Kassie Nielson, earned a $600 scholarship.