Update: Rachel Berry resigned afterward for not meeting the pageant’s requirements.
Rachel Berry, Miss Willamette Valley, was crowned Miss Oregon 2012 on June 30, 2012 at the Seaside Civic & Convention Center in Seaside. With the tittle, she also won a $10,000 scholarship. She will represent Oregon at the Miss America 2013 pageant.
Miss Oregon 2012, Rachel Berry
Rachel Berry, 24, graduated from Chapman University in Orange, Calif., with a a degree in broadcast journalism. She interned at Fox News, Access Hollywood, CBS, The Tennis Channel and Ellen Degeneres. Currently, she is writing a book about holding onto big dreams after graduating college.