Road to Miss America 2012:
22-year-old vocalist Ellen Bryan was crowned Miss Ohio 2011 at the Renaissance Theatre on Saturday night, June 18, 2011. Ellen Bryan will represent Ohio in the Miss America 2012 Pageant. Ellen was Miss Lake Festival 2008 in Celina. She is a graduate of Ball State University. Her platform issue for the pageant is lightning safety awareness. She received an awards package that includes a $10,000 scholarship from Newman Technology.
The runner-up was a fellow vocalist, 20-year-old University of Akron student Alissa Brumbaugh of North Canton.
June 18, 2011 Saturday at the Miss Ohio Scholarship Program Jason J. Molyet/News Journal
Courtesy of Miss Ohio Organization.