2012 Alumnus in Miss America Competition This Week

MPSD-nation-pelot.jpgWatch 2012 LHS alumnus Courtney Pelot compete for the Miss America crown - live on ABC at 8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 11.

Follow Courtney on Twitter @courtney_pelot and on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/courtney.pelot

Pelot won the Miss Wisconsin pageant in June and is vying to become Miss America 2017 in Atlantic City, N.J.

A Manitowoc native and Miss Green Bay Area title holder, Pelot danced for her talent portion of the competition. Her platform is "Open Books, Open Opportunity: Promoting Literacy in Our Communities."

The preliminary competitions run Sept. 6 to 8. Miss America's website has a blog with photos and activities.

Read stories on JSOnline, the Herald Times Reporter and Washington Post (Pelot said her "secret wish" is to "sit next to Vogue editor Anna Wintour at New York Fashion Week.")

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