Final Thoughts as your Miss Pennsylvania 2015:
Starting my career with the Miss America Organization just 5 years ago was the best decision I ever made. Capturing the Miss Pennsylvania title last June and competing on the Miss America stage were moments I will cherish for the rest of my life. I can honestly say that this past year has been extremely rewarding in so many ways and has challenged me in way that has changed my life for the better. I challenged myself to be present in every single moment of this year and the reward was priceless. In those moments, I felt the joy and excitement of the children I met and the struggle and triumph of our nation’s veterans. When I close my eyes and think of these special times, I am so happy and thankful to have been your Miss Pennsylvania 2015.
To this year's contestants:
A wise man once told me to “be where your feet are.” I challenge you to take this advice to heart and live in every little moment of this week. We all know that only one of you will walk away with the crown. If that’s you then you have an exciting year ahead. If it’s not, you also have an exciting year ahead because you can take the experiences and lessons learned this week to achieve a new goal and dream. I can’t wait to see what the future holds for each of you.