Rima Fakih, Miss Wayne County and Miss Michigan USA 2010 waves to the crowd after being crown Saturday night at McMorran Place in Port Huron. More than 40 young women from across the state competed for a chance to represent Michigan in the April Miss USA pageant in Las Vegas and more than $100,000 in scholarship money. (By WENDY TORELLO, Times Herald
Fakih named Miss Michigan USA
September 19, 2009
The state has a new Miss Michigan USA.
Rima Fakih, Miss Wayne County, took the crown this evening at McMorran Auditorium in Port Huron.
Jamie Zade, Miss Shelby Township, earned first runner-up honors, while Racquel McClendon, Miss Upper Peninsula, earned second runner-up.
In the Miss Teen USA competition Catherine McGhee, Miss Ortonville, took the crown.
Sarah Gerberding, Miss Boyne City, took second, while Vera Morenski, Miss Taylor, took third.