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The newest Miss USA has been crowned and she hails from Kentucky.

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Elle Smith won this year’s Miss USA pageant and will go on to compete in the Miss Universe pageant next month, CNN reported.

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Smith is a 2020 graduate of the University of Kentucky where she majored in Broadcast Journalism. She was also the vice-president of the school’s National Association of Black Journalists chapter, according to WHAS.

She’s also a member of the WHAS news team.

The Miss Universe pageant will be held on Dec. 12 in Eilat, Israel.