Elissa McCracken was crowned Miss Ohio 2012 on June 24, 2012 in Renaissance Theater in Mansfield. The beauty from Waynesburg, PA, is 21 years old. She will represent Ohio in in Miss America 2013 Pageant to be held in Las Vegas next January.
Miss Ohio 2012 Elissa McCracken
Elissa McCracken Crowned Miss Ohio 2012
Elissa McCracken is a pharmacy student at Ohio Northern University in Ada, Ohio, where she is pursuing a doctorate in pharmacy. She has just completed her third year of the rigorous six year program. At ONU, Elissa is a member of the President’s Club and the Zeta Kappa Chapter of Delta Zeta Sorority, where she serves as Vice President of Membership. Elissa is also a member of Kappa Psi pharmaceutical fraternity where she served as Chair of Graduate Relations for two years. Elissa’s father, Jeff, also belongs to the Kappa Psi brotherhood.
Elissa’s personal platform, “Stop Cyber-Bullying” is a result of her own painful experiences with such mistreatment, most of which affected her in her middle school years. She has been invited to speak to student groups about her experiences where she explains her battle against the bullies, the steps all students can use to become bully free and the path she took to become a survivor of cyber-bullying.
Courtesy of Miss Ohio Scholarship Program.