Miss South Carolina Pageant
Daja Dial, Miss Greenville County, was crowned Miss South Carolina 2015 on Saturday.
Anna Brown, Miss Greater Greer, answers her on-stage question. She finished first runner up in the Miss South Carolina pageant.
Anna Brown, Miss Greater Greer, is recognized as first runner up in the Miss South Carolina 2015 pageant.
Dial is a 22-year-old from Spartanburg. She sang “I Believe” for the talent competition.
Anna Brown, Miss Greater Greer, was first runnerup.
Sarah Hamrick was crowned Miss South Carolina Teen 2015 on Friday. Hamrick, 17, from Cowpens, attends Broome High School. She sang “Live Out Loud” for the talent competition, Hamrick will compete in America’s Outstanding Teen Pageant in August in Orlando, Fla.
Dial is the second straight winner who attended Clemson. Lanie Hudson, also a Clemson graduate, was Miss South Carolina 2014. Hudson was also a former Miss Greater Greer.
The televised event on FOX momentarily switched to its regular programming when the pageant went several minutes over its 10:30 p.m. scheduled finish.
Dial will compete in the Miss America Pageant in mid-September in Atlantic City, N.J.
The final placements for Miss South Carolina are:
Winner, Daja Dial, Miss Greenville County
First runner up: Miss Greater Greer, Anna Brown
Second runner up: Miss Hilton Head Island, Kate McKinney
Third runner up: Miss Inman, Lustra Miller
Fourth runner up: Miss Greenville Scottish Games, Anna Polatty
Rounding out the top 10:
Miss Lexington, Kelly Ragan
Miss North Charleston, Stirling Rentz
Miss Midlands, Tori Sizemore
Miss Fountain Inn, Leah Lawson
Miss Upstate, Lauren Cabaniss
Semifinalists in the top 16:
Miss Newberry College, Kelley Strong
Miss Simpsonville, Mary Grace Nasim
Miss River City, Alexandra Dubose
Miss Hartsville, Suzi Roberts
Miss Blue Ridge Foothills, Shiobhan Fraser
Miss York, Mae-Ann Webb