Crowning Glory

She's got the dress and the shoes to prove it.

Twenty-four-year-old Brandy Burbage of Washington is a beauty pageant veteran, and she's hoping that experience will take her to the next level.

In April Brandy will compete in Gastonia for the title of Mrs. North Carolina. If crowned the winner, Burbage will go on to represent North Carolina in the Mrs. America pageant to be held this Summer in Palm Springs.