2nd Runner-Up at Miss Ohio 2012!!
Elissa McCracken will represent Ohio at the Miss America 2013 pageant.
She was crowned Miss Ohio 2012 Saturday night after three days of competition in Renaissance Theater in Mansfield.
At the time of her crowning, she was the reigning Miss West Central Ohio.
View slideshow: Miss Ohio 2012 Elissa McCracken A native of Waynesburg, PA, she is a student at Ohio Northern University at Ada.
A pianist, McCracken's pageant platform is "Stop Cyberbullying."
McCracken will travel to Las Vegas in January for the Miss America pageant. The final night of competition and crowning of a new Miss America will be broadcast live on the ABC television network.
Also honored at the Ohio pageant were:
- First Runner-up: Miss Montgomery County Alissa Brumbaugh of North Canton, a student at the University of Akron;
- Second Runner-up: Miss Greater Butler County Anjelica Francisco of Cincinnati;
- Third Runner-up: Miss Maple City Kristen Free of Frankfort; and
- Fourth Runner-up: Miss All American City Mahogany Fleming of Cincinnati.