Some people may wonder — why didn’t Miss Utah just say something about world peace? It’s the stereotypical answer everyone associates with pageants, after all.
The newly-crowned Miss Kansas 2013, who’ll be competing in Miss America in September, is all about breaking stereotypes to set the record straight on so-called pageant girls.
She looks the part of a pageant queen, and she even sounds like one in her operatic performance. While Miss Kansas, 22-year-old Theresa Vail, wears the shoes of a pageant queen, she’s really more comfortable in a pair of combat boots.