Road to Miss America 2013:
Beating 47 contestants, Miss Hoover Anna Laura Bryan was crowned Miss Alabama 2012 on Saturday, June 09, 2012 at Wright Center at Samford University. The beauty from Decatur is 23 years old. She will represent Alabama in Miss America 2013 to be held in Las Vegas next January. Anna Laura Bryan also won a $10,000 scholarship.
Anna Laura Bryan, Miss Hoover, was crowned Miss Alabama 2012
Bryan’s platform is “PAWS for Autism (People and Animals Working Side by Side.)” She has advocated for a bill in the state of Alabama allowing children with autism to take their therapy dog to school. Aides who assist students with autism can be trained to work with the child and the service dog. Alabama governor Robert Bentley signed the bill into law in 2011. Her competition talent was a vocal rendition of the classical aria “Sempre Libera” from Verdi’s La traviata.
Miss Alabama 2012 is Anna Laura Bryan
Bryan graduated with a degree in interior architecture from Samford University in May 2012.
was first runner-up. She received a $3,500 scholarship. Chandler Champion
was second runner-up and received a $3,000 scholarship. Caitlin Brunell
was third runner-up and received a $2,500 scholarship. Carly Evans
was fourth runner-up and received a $2,000 scholarship.
Photo courtesy of The Birmingham News.