Rebecca Dunn was crowned Miss Missouri USA 2015 in November 2014 at J. Scheideggar Center for the Arts in St. Charles. Dunn entered the pageant as Miss Columbia USA.
Dunn is an anchor for Newsy.com and is seen nationally on TV and online. Rebecca graduated in May 2014 from the University of Missouri with a degree in Communication Science and Disorders
Rebecca Dunn, an inspiring woman and humanitarian at Miss USA 2015
During her reign as Miss Missouri USA 2015, Rebecca will help raise money for Warriors for Ross. The campaign is named for Donald “Ross” Eliott III, a child who lost a battle with leukemia at an early age. The campaign helps families with children stricken with leukemia.
Rebecca is well-traveled and hopes her adventures continue. She has studied abroad in Europe and went on a mission trip to Africa where she visited orphanages in Kenya and Malawi. She is passionate about orphan care and hopes to make orphanages less of a process and more of a home in the future.
Rebecca Dunn via instagram
The history of Missouri at the Miss USA Pageant
The first was Miss Missouri USA 2004 Shandi Finnessey. Shandi was the first runner-up of Jennifer Hawkins, Miss Universe 2004. Other than Finnessey, the last contestant from the state to finishing in the top five was Miss Missouri 2001 Larissa Meek.
Six former Miss Teen USA delegates have also won the title of Miss Missouri USA.
Will Rebecca Dunn be crowned Miss USA 2015 in Baton Rouge ?
Rebecca Dunn will represent Missouri at the Miss USA Pageant in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on July 12, 2015. Miss USA 2014 Nia Sanchez will crown her successor at the end of the Pageant, the winner will represent the US at Miss Universe 2015.