Alicia Cooper Crowned Miss Washington 2016
Alicia Cooper was crowned Miss Washington 2016 on July 2, 2016. Alicia Cooper succeeds Lizzi Jackson, Miss Washington 2015 and will now compete at Miss America 2017, hoping to be crowned as next Miss America by the reigning beauty queen, Betty Cantrell from Georgia.
Washington is yet to win its first Miss America crown, though they have won many special awards at Miss America pageant. Mandy Schendel was the last representative from Washington to place at Miss America. Mandy was adjudged as the Top 10 finalist at Miss America 2012.