- Miss Kentucky has won the 2021 Miss USA pageant.
- Smith will represent the US in the Miss Universe pageant on Dec.12 in Eilat, Israel.
Miss Kentucky has won the 2021 Miss USA pageant.
Smith is a 2020 graduate of the University of Kentucky, the school said on Twitter. According to Louisville’s WHAS11, she majored in Broadcast Journalism, where she works as a reporter. While at the UK, Smith served as VP of the School’s National Association of Black Journalists chapter, the station said.
The NABJ congratulated her on her victory.
Smith will represent the US in the Miss Universe pageant on Dec.12 in Eilat, Israel.
The Miss Universe organization stated that the pageant is set to move ahead despite a contestant testing positive for Covid-19.
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Israel has imposed travel restrictions due to the Omicron coronavirus variant and barring tourists’ entry for two weeks.
“The Miss Universe Organization is working with Israeli officers to continue to get our contestants and staff into the country safe for the competition,” the Miss Universe group said.
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