The next Miss Missouri is Hayley Leach from St. Louis.
She was awarded the crown during the final night of the Miss Missouri Pageant competition tonight (Saturday) at the Missouri Military Academy in Mexico.
Along with title of Miss Missouri, Leach was also the recipient of a $14,000 scholarship.
Hayley’s community service initiative is Autism awareness and acceptance-See the able, not the label.
She is the daughter of William and Rebecca Leach.
Hayley will now go on to compete for the crown of Miss America in December.