Miss Saginaw County Haley Williams has been crowned Miss Michigan and will get the chance to compete for the Miss America title in Atlantic City, N.J., in September.
Williams, a 20-year-old from Saline, edged out runner-up Miss Monroe County KT Maviglia and second runner-up Miss West Michigan Mekeisha Alcock to take this year's crown.
The Muskegon Chronicle reports that Williams called Saturday's win "a blessing" a said she's confident she can fulfill her duties as Miss Michigan.
Williams will spend the year raising awareness for her platform, "Through a Child's Eyes: Conquering Childhood Grief," and will promote and raise funds for the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, the Miss America Organization's national platform.
Williams was Miss Michigan's Outstanding Teen in 2009.