A University of Kentucky student wins the Miss Kentucky Pageant at the Singletary Center for the Arts.
Kaitlynne Postel of Lexington, beat out 29 other contestants for the right to compete in the 2008 Miss America Pageant.
Postel won an $8,000 scholarship and will be the spokeswoman for the No Ifs, Ands Or Buts program for the State Department of Agriculture.
Twenty-year-old Postel is studying communication disorders at Kentucky and gained entry into the contest by being named Miss Monticello.
Kasey Jo Bishop of Falmouth, a student at Morehead State, was first runner-up. Ean Whitney Cox of Lancaster, a student at Eastern Kentucky University, was second runner-up.