A Manitowoc native is the new Miss Wisconsin!
Courtney Pelot, a 2012 graduate of Lincoln High School, will represent the state at the Miss America competition in September in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
Pelot danced to “Pretty Hurts” for the talent portion of the pageant Saturday in Oshkosh. She had competed in local pageants for two years, but it was her first try in state competition. Courtney reacted quote “I can’t believe I won the state title and am going to Miss America!” Her platform is “Open Books, Open Opportunity: Promoting Literacy in our Communities.”
First Runner-Up was Miss Great Lakes, Madeline Kumm.