Miss Tennessee 2016 competes for Miss America title - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Miss Tennessee 2016 competes for Miss America title

(Source: missamerica.org) (Source: missamerica.org)
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

Miss Tennessee Grace Burgess will compete for the Miss America title Sunday night.

Burgess, a University of Memphis student and a Bartlett High graduate, was crowned Miss Tennessee 2016 back in June. She previously held the title of Miss Mid-South.

Burgess' platform, Ready, Set, Read! Encouraging A Love for Reading, emphasizes literacy.

She won Monday night’s preliminary talent contest by singing “Desperado” by The Eagles’.

The Mid-South wishes Burgess good luck!

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