Aleah Peters was crowned Miss Nebraska 2016 at Lake Maloney Golf Course. She succeeds Miss Nebraska 2015 Alyssa Howell from Omaha. Howell was Nebraska's representative at the Miss America 2016 pageant. In the televised finale on September 13, 2015, she placed in the Top 12 as a semi-finalist but was eliminated after the evening wear competition.
The new titleholder, Aleah Peters is working closely with Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals to raise funds for local children’s hospitals.
Miss Omaha Aleah Peters is now Miss Nebraska 2016!
Aleah will have the opportunity to represent her state at Miss America 2017 later this year. The 2017 Miss America Pageant will be held at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey, on Sunday, September 11, 2016.
The event will be broadcast by ABC in the United States, the first in the network’s newest agreement to carry the pageant until 2019, with Dick Clark Productions producing the ceremony. Miss America 2016 Betty Cantrell (Miss Georgia 2015) is scheduled to crown her successor at the end of the event.
Miss Nebraska 2016 Final Results
4th Runner Up Allison Baird
3rd Runner Up Jenni Wahonick
2nd Runner Up Lianna Prill
1st Runner Up Savannah rave
Miss Nebraska 2016 Aleah Peters