Alyssa Howell, Miss Douglas County, was crowned Miss Nebraska 2015 by Miss Nebraska 2014 Megan Swanson at the end of the pageant on June 6, 2015.
Howell is a student at Creighton University. She will spend the next year volunteering with the Children’s Miracle Network, her personal platform of service. Alyssa will have a few months to prepare for Miss America 2016, where she hopes to be crowned by the reigning Miss America, Kira Kazantsev. The 89th Miss America pageant will be held in Atlantic City, New Jersey on September 13, 2015.
Miss Nebraska 2015 TOP 5
Allison Tietjen, Miss Crane Festival
Alyssa Howell, Miss Douglas County
LaRissa McKean, Miss Northwest
Brooke Ludemann, Miss Kool-Aid Days
Steffani Jiroux, Miss Heartland
The reigning Miss Nebraska USA 2015 is Hoang Kim Cung, she will represent Oklahoma at the Miss USA Pageant on July 12, 2015 in Baton Rouge. Both pageants are different, the winner of Miss USA will go to Miss Universe 2015 while the Miss America winner doesn’t compete at international pageants.