Allie Swanson crowned Miss Nebraska 2019
Omaha native Allie Swanson has been crowned Miss Nebraska 2019.
Swanson earned her title after three days of competition from June 6-8 at North Platte High School in North Platte, Nebraska. She captured preliminary Evening Wear and On-Stage Interview honors on the first and second nights of competition, and captivated the audience with her vocal performance of "Run To You" by Whitney Houston during the talent portion.
Swanson's social impact initiative, "CyberSmartz: Protecting Yourself in a Digital World," is focused on helping Nebraskans become better educated about the use of social media. Her parents are Sean and Julie Swanson, and she is a graduate student at Bellevue University.
Rounding out the top five were:
Miss Nebraska State Fair Allison Baird, First Runner Up
Miss Alliance Hayden Richardson
Miss Kool-Aid Days Makinzie Gregory
Miss Douglas County Carsyn Long