Kelley Johnson was crowned Miss Colorado 2015 on Saturday night, June 20, 2015 at Ellie Caulkins Opera House in Denver. She will have a few months to prepare for Miss America 2016 in Atlantic City on September 13, 2015, where she hopes to be crowned by the reigning Miss America, Kira Kazantsev.
The Miss Colorado Organization says it makes available more than $75,000 in scholarships and prizes each year to the young women who compete. According to K99.com Kelley was born in Fort Collins. She moved to Windsor at age 7, but graduated from Fossil Ridge High School in Ft Collins. Kelley graduated from Grandview University, in Des Moines Iowa, Summa Cum Laude in April with a nursing degree. She was valedictorian of her nursing class and was captain of the volleyball team, with All Conference honors.
Miss Colorado 2015 Final Results
4th runner-up : Ashley Johnson
3rd runner-up : Shannon Patilla
2nd runner-up : Alicia Lee
1st runner-up : Janelle Orsborn
Winner : Kelley Johnson