Third time is the charm for Erdesz to compete for Miss America crown
Despite popular perception, there’s a lot more to being a beauty queen than wearing a gown and a crown and looking beautiful.
Or so says Julianna Erdesz, Nevada’s reigning beauty queen who will represent the Silver State in the upcoming Miss America pageant at the Planet Hollywood Resort on Saturday.
Fifty-two contestants compete this week for the national title in a variety of preliminaries and a finale that will be televised live on TLC. It will air tape-delayed locally at 8 p.m. Saturday.
Erdesz, 24, was crowned Miss Nevada last July. It was her third and last shot at the crown that qualifies the bearer to compete in the pageant of all pageants, Miss America. It returns to Planet Hollywood for the fourth time.
Julianna Erdesz, Miss Carson City, reacts to being named the new Miss Nevada last July at the Grand Sierra Resort in Reno.