Amy Crain crowned Miss Arkansas 2013

Miss Arkansas 2013 was crowned in Hot Springs Saturday night.

The winner was Miss Diamond Lakes, Amy Crain. She will represent the state in the Miss America contest.

First runner up was Miss Heart of the Ozarks, Tracy Neal.

Miss Ouachita River, Abby Lindsey, was named second runner up.

Kiley Wright, Miss Ouachita Baptist University, was third runner up.

Miss University of Central Arkansas, Lauren Howell, was named fourth runner up.


The young women competed in preliminary competitions throughout the week.

Here's a recap of this year's preliminary winners:Thursday:Talent - Cortnie Devore, Miss Frisco Springs{}Evening Gown - Jennifer Ulloa, Miss Northeast Arkansas{}Suimsuit - Lauren Howell, Miss University of Central ArkansasWednesday:Talent: Amy Crain, Miss Diamond LakesEvening Go Tracy Neal, Miss Heart of the OzarksSwimsuit: Klancy Johnson, Miss TexarkanaTuesday:Talent: Caitlyn Cook, Miss Greater JacksonvilleEvening Go Lauren Howell, Miss University of Central ArkansasSwimsuit: Sarah Elise Gafvert, Miss University of ArkansasEach preliminary winner receives an $800 scholarship.Winners of the "Service Before Self" include:- Morgan Grady, Miss Arkansas Valley- Tracy Neal, Miss Heart of the Ozarks- Claire Hodgson, Miss South Arkansas

Reigning Miss Arkansas and Miss America's Miss Congeniality Sloane Roberts was on hand to crown the new Miss Arkansas.

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