Krista Ferguson Crowned Miss Michigan USA 2017
Krista Ferguson was crowned Miss Michigan USA 2017 on October 1, 2016 at the McMorran Arena of Port Huron, Michigan. She succeeds Miss Michigan USA 2016, Susie Leica and will now wear the sash of Michigan in the coming edition of Miss USA 2017, wherein Deshauna Barber of District of Columbia will pass on her crown to her successor.
Krista Ferguson was titled as the first runner up to Susie Leica last year at Miss Michigan USA 2016.
During the same event, Kenzie Weingartz was crowned as Miss Michigan Teen USA 2017. She will represent Michigan at Miss Teen USA 2017, whereby Karlie Hay of Texas will crown her successor.
Michigan is one of only twelve states to have had more than one Miss USA and has had the ninth highest number of semi-finalists. Carole Gist, Miss USA 1990, Kenya Moore, Miss USA 1993 and Rima Fakih, Miss USA 2010 are the titleholders of Miss USA from Michigan.