Amanda Smith, the reigning Miss Southwestern Pennsylvania, was crowned Miss Pennsylvania 2014 at the conclusion of the Miss Pennsylvania scholarship pageant held on June 14th, 2014 at the Hillman Center for the Performing Arts, Shady Side Academy in Pittsburgh. She will represent the state of Pennsylvania in the upcoming Miss America 2015 pageant, scheduled for September in Atlantic City.
Amanda Smith being crowned Miss Pennsylvania 2014 by the out-going Miss Pennsylvania 2013 Annie Rosellini.
The 21-year old beauty from Dade City, Florida is a student at Carnegie Mellon University.
Her platform for pageant: “Fitness and Nutrition: The Key to Healthy Living”.
Her talent for pageant: Vocal – “Music of the Night”.
The first runner-up was Caroline Collins, Miss Laurel Highlands.
The second runner-up was Jocelyn Gruber, Miss Jewel of the West.
The third runner-up was Marla Peiffer, Miss Greater Juniata Valley.
The fourth runner-up was Cassie Cerulli, Miss Hershey Area.