Samantha Lambert was crowned Miss Pennsylvania 2016 on Saturday, June 25, 2016. She 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.
Who is Samantha Lambert ?
She studies at the University of Pittsburgh.
She is hoping to transfer into Industrial Engineering here and potentially earn a Computer Science minor.
She is an only child originally from Wisconsin but she grew up in the Pittsburgh, PA area.
She works as a gymnastics instructor and coach.
Her platform for the Miss America Pageant is Brain Injury Awareness.
"One of my favortie things about being part of the Miss America Organization is the partnership with Children's Miracle Network Hospitals"
Miss Pennsylvania 2016 Final Results
Fourth runner-up : Holly Harrar
Third runner-up : Nia Andrews
Second runner-up : Cassie Cerulli
First runner-up : Katie Carlson
Winner : Samantha Lambert