Laura Lee Lewis was crowned Miss Mississippi 2016 on June 25th. 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.
Laura is a student at Mississippi State University. After obtaining a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education, she plans to immediately pursue a Master of Education degree in Secondary Education with concentrations in the critical areas of math and science. Her formal educational process will be completed with a doctoral degree in Educational Administration.
"I want to leave people inspired to achieve and be of service to others."