06/27/2022 High Point, NC – Karolyn Martin, representing Metrolina in the Miss North Carolina Competition, was crowned Miss North Carolina 2022 in High Point this past Saturday. Martin promoted her social impact initiative of “#SelfKare: Eat to Success,” aiming to teach the community to eat in a way that fuels our minds and bodies to success while taking the focus off of weight and appearance. She performed “This is the Moment” in the talent competition. In addition to winning the crown, Martin received $21,000 in scholarships throughout the week’s competition and the opportunity to compete at the 101st Miss America Competition.

Top Five Placement:

  • First Runner Up: Miss Dunn, Abby Britt
  • Second Runner Up: Miss Sandhills, Julia DeSerio
  • Third Runner Up: Miss Randolph County, Lauryn Mallard
  • Fourth Runner Up: Miss Wilson, Anna-Claire Musick

Top 10 Placement:

  • Miss Randolph County, Lauryn Mallard
  • Miss Metrolina, Karolyn Martin
  • Miss Wilson, Anna-Claire Musick
  • Miss Moore County, Emily Muse
  • Miss Dunn, Abby Britt
  • Miss Sandhills, Julia DeSerio
  • Miss Cabarrus County, Taylor Foley
  • Miss Cleveland, Faith May
  • Miss Zebulon, Sarah Beth Howard
  • Miss Fayetteville, Bryana Carrington

Other Awards:

  • Overall Talent: Miss Thomasville, Lilly Beaver
  • Non-Finalist Talent: Miss Gaston County, Bailey Beam
  • Non-Finalist Interview: Miss Sampson County, Tara Parker
  • Congeniality: Miss Emerald Ridge, Hannah Harvey
  • Miss America Empower Scholarship: Alicia Hunt

Preliminary Competition Winners:

  • Preliminary Talent Night #1 Winner: Miss Thomasville, Lilly Beaver
  • Preliminary Talent Night #2 Winner: Miss Gaston County, Bailey Beam
  • Preliminary Night #1 Red Carpet Winner: Miss Sandhills, Julia DeSerio
  • Preliminary Night #2 Red Carpet Winner: Miss Metrolina, Karolyn Martin

About the Miss North Carolina Organization

As an official state preliminary associated with the Miss America Organization, the Miss North Carolina Organization is a part of the largest scholarship providing organization for women in the world. Promoting an emphasis on academics and communication skills, the MNCO is considered a launching pad for young women to further their academic and career goals. Karolyn Martin currently serves as Miss North Carolina 2022 and Kerrigan Brown as Miss North Carolina’s Outstanding Teen 2022. For more information about volunteering or competing, please visit www.missnc.org.

 

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Photo Credit: Lenn Long/PageantPics.com.

Media Contact:
Jacob Godwin
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Miss NC Booking Manager:
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