Mallory Hagan wins Miss America crown
Shelby Popwell cheers during a viewing party at Niffer's in Opelika as Miss New York Mallory Hagan is selected as one of 15 finalists in the Miss America Pageant. Hagan is a native of Opelika and her mother, Mandy Moore, owns the Make Your Move Performing Arts Studio. An hour later, Hagan was crowned Miss America.
Posted: Saturday, January 12, 2013 11:52 pm
Updated: 1:02 pm, Sun Jan 13, 2013.
Mallory Hagan, a native of Opelika, made history Saturday night as she was declared Miss America at the Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. She is the first Opelika native and one of four women from Alabama to win the coveted crown.
“What a great way to start the New Year,” Opelika Mayor Gary Fuller said Saturday night.
Saturday, January 12, 2013 11:52 pm.
Updated: 1:02 pm.