Best known because the winner from the 2005 Miss Pennsylvania beauty pageant so when a top 10 finalist within the 2006 Miss America pageant, this beauty queen also had a profession being a Philadelphia-based tv information reporter. While learning speech and marketing communications at Millersville College or university of Pennsylvania, she proved helpful as a information anchor on her behalf college’s radio place. She and Philadelphia climate forecaster Carol Erickson made an appearance within a 2013 viral YouTube video where they appeared to harshly critique one another while on-air. A indigenous of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, she earned the 2004 Miss Central Pennsylvania and 2005 Miss Allegheny Valley pageant game titles. She and tv celebrity Jeri Ryan had been both finalists within the Miss America pageant (in 2006 and 1990, respectively).