BEND, Ore. – A Portland woman won the latest Miss Oregon USA crown during this year’s pageant in Bend.
Anna Prosser is the new Miss Oregon USA for 2011.
Veronica Hunte, also from Portland, was selected as 1st runner-up.
Ashlie Crawford of Beaverton got 2nd runner-up.
Third runner-up was Cassandra Tolman, of Milwaukie. And 4th runner-up was Rana Kassab, of Portland.
The pageant was held at the Riverhouse Hotel and Convention Center in Bend on October 3rd.
The MISS UNIVERSE®, MISS USA® and MISS TEEN USA® Pageants are a Donald J. Trump and NBC Universal joint venture. Now, Prosser will go on to represent Oregon in the Miss USA pageant.
The event is held by the Miss Universe Organization, which is committed to increasing awareness of breast and ovarian cancers.
This was the first time event had ever been held in Bend.