06/22/19 Raleigh, NC – Alexandra Badgett, representing Jacksonville in the Miss North Carolina Competition, was crowned Miss North Carolina 2019 in Raleigh’s Memorial Auditorium. Badgett promoted her social impact initiative of “N.I.N.E – No Is Not Enough,” aiming to deepen the message of the anti-rape anthem “no means no.” She tapped to “Suit and Tie” in the talent competition.

Badgett will represent North Carolina in the Miss America 2020 competition.

Top Five Placement:

  • 4th Runner Up — Miss Capital City, Grace Dirig
  • 3rd Runner Up — Miss Charlotte, Autumn Hubbard
  • 2nd Runner Up — Miss Greater Sampson County, Carli Batson
  • 1st Runner Up — Miss Greenville, Jerenae Raeford
Top Ten Placement
  • Miss Orange County, Ashton Blackburn
  • Miss Outer Banks, Lauren Walsh,
  • Miss High Point, Dorian McCorey
  • Miss Charlotte, Autumn Hubbard
  • Miss Capital City, Grace Dirig
  • Miss Greater Sampson County, Carli Batson
  • Miss Greensboro, Carlie Spencer
  • Miss Durham, DeAndra Easter
  • Miss Jacksonville, Alexandra Badgett
  • Miss Greenville, Jerenae Raeford
Top Fifteen Placement
  • Miss Orange County, Ashton Blackburn
  • Miss Cabarrus County, Deja Grant
  • Miss Spivey’s Corner, Anna Claire Musick
  • Miss Outer Banks, Lauren Walsh,
  • Miss High Point, Dorian McCorey
  • Miss Charlotte, Autumn Hubbard
  • Miss Cleveland, Emily Muse
  • Miss Capital City, Grace Dirig
  • Miss Greater Sampson County, Carli Batson
  • Miss Durham, DeAndra Easter
  • Miss Asheville, Paige Henderson
  • Miss Jacksonville, Alexandra Badgett
  • Miss Greensboro, Carlie Spencer
  • Miss Greenville, Jerenae Raeford
  • Miss Wilmington, Maya Campbell
Other Awards:
  • ABC11 People’s Choice Winner: Miss Wilmington, Maya Campbell
  • Jeanne Robertson Congeniality Award: Miss Statesville, Kaitlyn Sparks and Miss Asheville, Paige Henderson
  • Non-Finalist Interview Award: Miss Johnston County, Caroline Haller
  • Miss America Academic Achievement Award: Miss Randolph County, Tiffany Rush
  • Miss America Community Service Award: Miss Moore County, Elizabeth O’Brien
  • Miss North Carolina Four Points of the Crown Award: Justin Russo, DDS
  • Miss North Carolina Presidential Award: Ron Clark

About the Miss NC Organization

As an official state preliminary associated with the Miss America Organization, the Miss North Carolina Scholarship Organization is a part of the largest scholarship providing organization for women in the world. Promoting an emphasis on academics and communication skills, the Miss NC Organization is considered a launching pad for young women to further their academic and career goals. For more information about volunteering or competing, please visit www.missnc.org.

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Media Contact:

Jacob Godwin
Media Relations
Miss North Carolina Scholarship Pageant, Inc.
jacobgodwin@missnc.org

Melinda Jackson
Owner, Melinda Jackson PR
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