Morgan Breeden Crowned Miss West Virginia 2016
Morgan Breeden, Miss Jefferson County was crowned Miss West Virginia 2016 on June 26, 2016 at the Metropolitan Theatre. Morgan Breeden succeeds Chelsea Malone, who was also a Top 15 semi-finalist at Miss America pageant last year. Morgan will now compete in the coming edition of Miss America 2017, hoping to be crowned as next Miss America by the reigning beauty queen, Betty Cantrell from Georgia.
In 2012, she was crowned Miss West Virginia’s Outstanding Teen. She represented West Virginia at the Miss America’s Outstanding Teen Pageant. Morgan’s talent is playing the piano and her pageant platform is “Bullies Beware: I Have a Lion in My Heart.”
Morgan hails from Charles Town, West Virginia. If she will be crowned as Miss America in the coming September, she will become the first contestant from her state to reign as Miss America.
At the same event, Grace Aulabaugh, Miss Berkeley County’s Outstanding Teen, was named Miss West Virginia’s Outstanding Teen for 2016.
- First Runner Up- Abigail Harman (Miss Berkely County)
- Second Runner Up- June Braunlich (Miss Northern West Virginia)
- Third Runner Up- Bethany Lojewski (Miss Marshall County)
- Fourth Runner Up- Katie Rose (Miss Rhododendron)