LEXINGTON, Ky. — Rachelle Phillips of Princeton was crowned Miss Kentucky Saturday night and will compete in the Miss America pageant next year.
Phillips, 24, is an English major at Middle Tennessee State in Murfreesboro, Tenn. She competed as Miss Heartland. Phillips, who sang “Cry Me a River” during the talent competition, received an $8,000 scholarship for winning.
Ashley Miller, 22, of Louisville, was named the first runner-up during the competition at the Singletary Center for the Arts at the University of Kentucky. Miller is a graduate of Berea College and competed as Miss Bluegrass Area.
Emily Cox, 20, of Lexington, was named the second runner-up. Cox is a junior at the University of Kentucky and competed as Miss Lexington.
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