Miss North Dakota Cara Mund Crowned Miss America 2018

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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. -

Pageant week has come to end in Atlantic City and a new Miss America has officially been crowned.

On Sunday, September 10th, 23-year-old Miss North Dakota Cara Mund won the world-renowned event by beating 50 fellow contestants to become Miss America 2018.

Through tears of joy, Mund accepted her crown from Miss America 2017 Savvy Shields.

Miss New Jersey Kaitlyn Schoeffel didn't fall far behind Mund, coming in as the 2nd runner-up.

Schoeffel is the first Miss New Jersey contestant to make it to the finals in 15 years.

Watch: Show: Road to Miss New Jersey


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