La Crosse Native Wins Miss Wisconsin

Posted Sunday, June 17, 2012 -- 7:23 a.m.

OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) -- Twenty-three-year-old Katherine Ann Gorman of Onalaska has won the Miss Wisconsin 2012 crown.

The Miss Wisconsin Pageant said Gorman, who entered as Miss La Crosse/Oktoberfest, bested 22 other women for the title at Oshkosh West High School's Civil Auditorium. She was crowned Saturday night by Miss Wisconsin 2011, Raeanna Mary Johnson of Holmen.

Gorman is a 2012 elementary art education graduate of the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse.

Sixteen-year-old Madeline Morgan, a classical pianist from Oregon, was named Miss Wisconsin Outstanding Teen 2012.

This was the 50th year anniversary of the state pageant being held in Oshkosh.

Copyright 2012. The Associated Press.

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