June 27, 2010
Virginia has a new Queen. Caitlin Uze has been crowned Miss Virginia.
The 22-year-old James Madison University graduate from Arlington won after being the second runner-up in 2009. She competed as Miss Greater Richmond.
Uze earns a $16,500 scholarship for the achievement as well as a $500 scholarship for capturing the swimsuit competition.
Miss Apple Blossom Festival Shannon Beam was named first runner-up at the pageant Saturday night in Roanoke.