Laura Harmon, Miss Grand Forks 2103, was crowned Miss North Dakota 2013 at the end of the state’s pageant held on Saturday night of June 08, 2013 at Williston High School Theater in Williston. She will represent the state of North Dakota at the upcoming Miss America 2014 pageant to be held in the Atlantic City this September.
Laura Harmon, Miss North Dakota 2013
Laura Harmon waves after being crowned Miss North Dakota 2013
A graduate from Red River High School in Grand Forks, Laura is studying environmental geography at the University of North Dakota.
For talent, she sang the aria “V’adoro Pupille.”
Laura’s pageant platform is “Energy Kids”, which aims to teach children the value of sustainable living habits.
Miss North Dakota 2013 results:
– Winner: Laura Harmon, Miss Grand Forks 2103.
– The first runner-up: Miss West Fargo Meagan McDougall.
– The second runner-up: Miss State Capitol Jacky Arness.
– The third runner-up: Miss Empire Cara Mund.
– The fourth runner-up: Miss Red River Valley Becca Lebak.
It is fourth time’s a charm for Laura. She was a finalist in the Miss North Dakota 2010 pageant and second runner-up at the Miss North Dakota 2011 pageant. Last year, she compete at Miss North Dakota 2012 as Miss Eastern North Dakota.
With the title, Laura wins a scholarship worth $40,000.