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Saginaw County's Haley Williams wins Miss Michigan

 

Associated Press

Haley Williams, Miss Saginaw County and Miss Michigan 2013, gets crowned by Angela Venditti, Miss Michigan 2012, during the final night of the Miss Michigan competition Saturday at the Frauenthal Center for the Performing Arts in Muskegon, Mich.

MUSKEGON (AP) — Miss Saginaw County Haley Williams has been crowned Miss Michigan and will get the chance to compete for the Miss America title in Atlantic City, N.J., in September.

Williams, a 20-year-old from Saline, edged out runner-up Miss Monroe County KT Maviglia and second runner-up Miss West Michigan Mekeisha Alcock to take this year’s crown.

The Muskegon Chronicle reports that Williams called Saturday’s win “a blessing” a said she’s confident she can fulfill her duties as Miss Michigan.

Williams will spend the year raising awareness for her platform, “Through a Child’s Eyes: Conquering Childhood Grief,” and will promote and raise funds for the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, the Miss America Organization’s national platform.

Williams was Miss Michigan’s Outstanding Teen in 2009.