Madison-native crowned Miss Black USA

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WMTV) -- Miss Black Wisconsin is now Miss Black USA.

Tekema Balentine

Madison native Tekema Balentine took home the crown during Sunday’s pageant, held in Washington, D.C.

Balentine is a nursing student at Madison Area Technical College and a Madison East High School graduate.

Balentine competed against 32 other contestants. She will take home a college scholarship.