Hannah Vance, 17, a senior at Paul G. Blazer High School, will compete this weekend in the Miss Kentucky Outstanding Teen Pageant.
Vance won the right to compete in March when she was crowned Miss Ashland Area Teen 2013.
She will leave today for Somerset, where the state pageant takes place.
She will compete in private judges’ interview, talent, youth fitness and presence in evening gown. Thirty-three women from around the state entered the competition. Vance will compete in two preliminaries that will culminate with the finals on Saturday.