Miss Capital Metropolis Kelsey Hollis, 22, of Warner Robins, Georgia, United States has earned the job of serving as Miss Georgia 2022, which comes with a $20,000 scholarship. She attends the College of Tennessee in Knoxville, Tennessee, USA.
Hollis is the second lady to win each Miss Georgia’s Excellent Teen and Miss Georgia. The primary one is Michaela Lackey, 32, of Marietta, Georgia, who’s Miss Georgia’s Excellent Teen 2007 and Miss Georgia 2011.
As Miss Georgia 2021, Karson Pennington, 24, of Augusta, Georgia obtained a $15,000 scholarship. She was unplaced at Miss America 2022, which was held at Mohegan Solar in Uncasville, Connecticut, USA on December 19, 2021.
Now that Hollis has locked down the job of Miss Georgia 2022, she is going to start preparations to compete for the job of Miss America 2023, which can even happen at Mohegan Solar. Dates have but to be introduced.
This would be the second time Hollis is representing Georgia in a nationwide scholarship competitors. As Miss Georgia’s Excellent Teen 2016, she completed as second runner-up at Miss America’s Excellent Teen 2017.
On the primary night time of the Miss Georgia 2022 scholarship competitors, Hollis gained the Betty Cantrell Preliminary On-Stage Interview/Social Affect Pitch, which features a $300 scholarship. On the third night time of preliminaries, she gained the expertise competitors for her modern vocal efficiency and a $500 scholarship sponsored by the George and Vickie Corrodino Fund.
The UT Knoxville scholar additionally obtained further awards and scholarships. Her social impression initiative Autism Acceptance: A Platform for Change is devoted to her older brother Jeremy Hollis, who was identified with Autism Spectrum Dysfunction at a younger age
“I’m so honored to be the brand new Miss Georgia,” Kelsey stated. “I began this journey after I was 13 years previous and I really competed for an entire 12 months and didn’t win a title so with the ability to characterize our state as a Miss, particularly after with the ability to characterize it as Miss Georgia’s Excellent Teen in 2016, isn’t solely an honor however a blessing.”
The ultimate a part of Miss Georgia 2022 was held on the RiverCenter for the Performing Arts in Columbus, Georgia on June 18, 2022. Runner-up to Kelsey was Miss Macon Tara Schiphof of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA, who obtained a $6,000 scholarship.
Because the second runner-up, Miss Gwinnett County A’Leah Burrell of Tyrone, Georgia obtained a $3,000 scholarship. The third runner-up, Miss Cobb County Carley Vogel of Kennesaw, Georgia, gained a $2,000 scholarship whereas the fourth runner-up, Miss Rome Taylor Burrell of Tyrone, gained a $1,000 scholarship.