George Hiotis

Miss Ohio Crowned

by George Hiotis on June 25, 2012 at 5:39 am

A 20-year-old Northern Ohio student has been crowned the new Miss Ohio and will compete for the Miss America title.  The News Journal in Mansfield reports that Ellisa McCacken beat out 24 other contestants Saturday night in the statewide Miss Ohio Scholarship program finals in Mansfield.  The Pianist from Waynesburg, Pennsylvania also won $10,000 scholarship from Newman Technology and other gifts.  McCacken is a pharmacy major at Ohio Northern in Ada.  She will compete for the Miss America title in Las Vegas on January 12th.  McCraken was crowned by outgoing Miss Ohio, Ellen Bryan.  This year’s runnerup was Alissa Brumbaugh, of North Canton.