Miss Emerald Coast, a 23-year-old from Grand Ridge in Florida's Panhandle, was crowned Miss Florida USA on Saturday night at the Parker Playhouse in Fort Lauderdale.
Ashleigh Lollie will go on to represent Florida in the Miss USA pageant, but not this year. That pageant just finished last month. Lollie will go to the Miss Florida USA 2015 pageant.
First runner-up in the pageant was Miss Central Florida Kailyn Perez; second runner-up was Miss Capital City Jessica Voight; third runner-up was Miss Orange County Lacey Morgan; fourth runner-up was Miss Lake Eola Heather Martin.
The Miss Florida USA pageant feeds into the Miss USA pageant, which feeds into the Miss Universe pageant. There were 70 contestants from across the state. (Sun Sentinel)