Alyssa Beasley, a 19-year-old Kennesaw State University student, is Miss Georgia 2017
Photo: Miss Georgia Scholarship Pageant
Photo: Miss Georgia Scholarship Pageant

Kennesaw State student wins Miss Georgia

A 19-year-old Kennesaw State University student is the new Miss Georgia.

Alyssa Beasley, of Brunswick, walked away with much more new hardware than a new crown and sash. Competing as Miss Southeast Georgia, she won the overall talent, evening gown and swimsuit awards, plus the two preliminary awards she won earlier this week.

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Beasley performed an elegant lyrical dance to Ellie Goulding’s “When Your Feet Don’t Touch the Ground,” impressing the judges with endless pirouettes and flipping across the stage. Her white, long-sleeved evening gown featured a deep V-neck and draping that accentuated her petite frame.

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Metro Atlanta queens performed well in the pageant, held at the River Center in Columbus. Miss Conyers Cherry Blossom Brooke Doss, a Kennesaw State graduate, was first runner-up. Miss Atlanta Paula Smith was named second runner-up, Miss Cobb County Chari Guzman placed third runner-up and Miss International City rounded out the top five as fourth runner-up.

Beasley will represent Georgia at the Miss America pageant in September.

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