Mercer student wins Miss America Pageant

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Mercer student Betty Cantrell wins Miss America Pageant. She snaps a selfie with fellow contestants while wearing her crown.

Mercer student Betty Cantrell wins Miss America Pageant. She snaps a selfie with fellow contestants while wearing her crown.

The next time Betty Cantrell steps onto Mercer’s campus, she’ll be wearing a new crown.

The Warner Robin’s native beat out  51 contestants on the nationally televised pageant from Atlantic City. Cantrell is the second “Miss Georgia” to garner the title.

The 21-year-old wowed the judges during the talent preliminary with an opera performance.

Cantrell is a student at Mercer University. But she put a hold on her studies while she prepared for the Miss America Pageant.

 

 

 

 

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