New Bern baby crowned "Baby Miss North Carolina."

NEW BERN, NC (WITN) - A baby from Eastern Carolina has been named "Baby Miss North Carolina."

15-month-old Nevae Ryan of New Bern won the honor out of thousands of state entries to represent North Carolina in the "Baby Miss USA World National Pageant" in Houston Texas.

Nevae is the daughter of Crystal Hughes and Tony Ryan Junior. The pageant will take place April 5th through the 7th and is a preliminary to the "Baby Miss World International Pageant."