Ariane Audett was crowned Miss Alaska USA 2016 on December 5, 2015. She will have the opportunity to compete at the 2016 Miss USA Pageant where she hopes to be crowned by the reigning Miss USA Olivia Jordan from Oklahoma. The winner of Miss USA 2016 will go on to represent the United States in the Miss Universe competition.
Audett succeeds Miss Alaska USA 2015 Kimberly Agron of Anchorage. Alaska's highest placement was in 1964, with Patricia Marlin as the second runner up. Alaska's most recent placement was in 1990 when Karin Meyer placed in the top 6.
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