Chandler Lawson, Miss Chattanooga, was crowned Miss Tennessee 2012 on June 24, 2012 at the Carl Perkins Civic Center. The beauty from Tullahoma is 22 years old. She will represent Tennessee in Miss America 2013 Pageant to be held in Las Vegas next January.
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Chandler Lawson being crowned Miss Tennessee 2012
Chandler Lawson (C) was crowned Miss Tennessee 2012
Chandler Lawson – Miss Tennessee 2012
This was her third attempt at the Miss Tennessee crown, after competing in 2009 and again in 2011, when she won first runner-up. “I am absolutely thrilled. I was thrilled last night, and words can’t describe how I feel right now,” she said on stage Saturday night. “I am beyond excited and so honored and humbled to be your new Miss Tennessee.”
Chandler is a graduate of Tullahoma High School and a summa cum laude graduate of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga with a B.S. in Political Science and has been accepted to the University of Tennessee School of Law.
Miss Tennessee 2012 final results:
– Winner: Chandler Lawson, Miss Chattanooga
The first runner-up was Mosley; the second runner-up was Flynn; the third runner-up was Moore; and the fourth runner-up was Covington.
Top 15 finalists: Lawson, Miss Mountain Lakes Madyson Foster, Miss Memphis Cyrena Wages, Miss Music City Shelby Thompson, Miss Bristol Amy Flynn, Miss Capital City Kristen Mosley, Miss Nashville Katie Callaway, Miss Scenic City Kyndall Covington, Miss Metropolitan Ashley Sizemore, Miss Athens of the South Camilla Bratton, Miss UT Knoxville Morgan Moore, Miss Shelby County Hannah Disterdick, Miss Collierville Anna Leigh Phillips, Miss Walking Tall Ivy DePew and Miss Fall Fest Leah Beth Bolton.
Courtesy of Miss Tennessee Scholarship Pageant. Photo credit: Mattboyd Photography.