Sat, Jun 24, 2023 Hollywood and Hagerstown: The Reigning Queen Kayla Willing Miss Maryland 2022 has just crowned her successor, The Winner against 24 Contestants, Miss Allegany County, Kennedy Taylor as new Miss Maryland 2023 at the end of Grand finale in Pageant Venue The Maryland Theatre, Hagerstown today on Saturday June 24th 2023 which started at 7 pm.
Newly crowned Kennedy Taylor Miss Maryland 2023 will represent her MD state at the upcoming 96TH Miss America 2024 where at the end of Grand Finale the reigning queen Grace Stanke Miss America 2023 will crown her successor who emerged winner in 51 contestants as new Miss America 2024.
New Queen Kennedy Taylor Miss Maryland 2023 is the 37TH Entry to The Class of Miss America 2024.
The Court of New Queen has Four TOP 5 Finalists / Runners-up, Sahana Kumar 1st Runner-up, Miss Westminster; Bridget O'Brien 2nd Runner-up, Miss Montgomery County; Sierra Jones 3rd Runner-up, Miss Central Maryland; and Kate Wills 4th Runner-up, Miss Frederick.
Miss Maryland 2022, Kayla Willing said in Signing off "Maryland, it’s been my highest honor. Thank you for an incredible year."
WE’RE GOING TO MISS AMERICA: I am beyond grateful and honored to be your new Miss Maryland! Thank you judges, friends/family, and my prep team for believing in me . What an honor it was to stand alongside such accomplished, well-spoken, and talented women. SO PROUD OF YOU ALL! Let’s do this, Maryland!
In Image: Miss Maryland 2023, Kennedy Taylor is seen with Maryland Governor Wes Moore and shared on Dec 8th "I am honored & humbled to have met the Honorable Governor Wes Moore of Maryland! As Maryland’s first African American Governor and just the third African American elected Governor in the history of the United States, Governor Moore is a trailblazer. He is shattering glass ceilings & inspiring future leaders, like us, to reach new heights. Thank you, Governor Moore, for taking the time to learn about the work we’re doing in Maryland and aspirations for the year."
What Gov Moore said at the official social media, check here: