The 21-year old UW student is the first Miss Wyoming to make the Top Five at the Miss America Pageant in 65 years.
Judges in Las Vegas say they were impressed by Lexie’s performance of her self-composed “Canzone Lenta” on the piano, and her pageant platform “Forever Fit’ to raise awareness of the importance of physical activity for today’s youths
The Torrington High School graduate says her ambition is to earn a doctorate in pediatric physical therapy specializing in rehabilitation care for children.
Lexie says that she’s looking forward to attending the Miss America homecoming for Mallory Hagan that will take place in New York City this upcoming March.
PHOTO: KROE’s Ron Richter