Laura Jones Crowned Miss Kentucky 2016
Laura Jones, Miss Danville was crowned Miss Kentucky 2016 on July 2, 2016 at the Singletary Center for the Arts. Laura Jones succeeds Clark Janell Davis, Miss Kentucky 2015 and 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.
Laura Jones also won the swimsuit competition at Miss Kentucky 2016 pageant.She bested 29 other competitors to clinch the crown.
Kentucky has won the Miss America crown once in 1999 through Heather French, who was crowned as Miss America 1999.
4th Runner- up: Kathleen Smith
3rd Runner-up: Alex Francke
2nd Runner-up: Annie Franklin
1st Runner-up: Talia Horn
Miss Kentucky 2016: Laura Jones