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June 23, 2013

Christina Denny wins Miss Maryland pageant

Frostburg’s Sabrina Frost named Outstanding Teen

HAGERSTOWN — A former Miss Cumberland was crowned Miss Maryland 2013 on Saturday night at The Maryland Theatre in downtown Hagerstown. Christina Denny represented Western Maryland in the competition.

Denny won both swimsuit and talent competitions in the preliminary rounds. It was her third time competing in the Miss Maryland pageant.

Miss Queen State Sabrina Frost of Frostburg was named Miss Maryland Outstanding Teen.

As the new Miss Maryland, Denny, a teacher from Owings Mills, will receive a $10,000 scholarship, courtesy of the Hagerstown-Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau and the Miss Maryland Organization, and other gifts that include a fox fur coat valued at $4,800.

Denny also will represent Maryland at the upcoming Miss America pageant.

Denny's platform was “Special Deeds for Special Needs.”

Her scholastic/career ambition is to obtain a master's degree in speech-language pathology. Her talent was vocal.

Miss Maryland 2012 Joanna Guy of Swanton sang “Wind Beneath My Wings” before she handed over the crown.

Miss America 1987 Kellye Cash was mistress of ceremonies.

Samantha Hawkins was runner-up. She’s a student at the University of Maryland Baltimore County.

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