Asheville Student Chosen Miss North Carolina

A journalism student from Asheville who wants to be a television broadcaster has been chosen the new Miss North Carolina USA out of a field of 87 contestants.

Erin O'Kelley was selected Saturday evening at the pageant in
High Point. She will be offered college scholarships and go on to compete in the Miss USA pageant.

Jessica Floyd of Dallas was first runner-up. Jessica Lowman of Sherrills Ford was second runner-up. Third runner-up was Ashley Jordan of Elizabeth City and fourth runner-up was Carmen Spivey of