August 30 & 31, 2014
Houston, TX, September 1, 2014 – Ylianna Guerra was crowned MISS TEXAS USA 2015 on Sunday, August 31st, in a competition featuring 114 contestants from throughout Texas. Hailing from McAllen and representing Tropics of Texas in the pageant, the 21-year-old, 5’9” brunette beauty who also won the title for Miss Photogenic is currently a senior at The University of The Incarnate Word in San Antonio, Texas, majoring in Communications, where she is on the Dean’s List and a member of the National Society of Leadership & Success!
In addition to representing the Great State of Texas in the 2015 MISS USA® pageant, Miss Guerra wins a prize package valued at approximately $100,000 and includes scholarships, travel, clothing, jewelry and much more. Hosting the show were newlyweds Miss USA 2008, Crystle Stewart, and international model, Max Sebrechts.
Miss South Texas, Alejandra Gonzales, was named first runner-up. Miss Lone Star, Brianna Webb; Miss Harris County, Logan Lester; and Miss Bay Area, Peyton Saverance; were selected as second through fourth runners-up, respectively.
The other contestants named to the top eighteen earlier in Sunday’s competition were Miss Austin, Melissa Novak; Miss Capital of Texas, Ciara Jasso; Miss Clear Lake, Alexandra Nini; Miss Dallas, Lauren Kennewell; Miss Deer Park, Danielle Bosley; Miss DFW, Christina Entsminger; Miss El Paso, Victoria Sinclair; Miss Fort Worth, Katie Sicula; Miss Helotes, Chaney Shadrock; Miss Houston Ligia De Uriarte; Miss Kemah, Kenda Carroll; Miss Longview, Andrea Fox; Miss Metroplex, Jordan Schultz. Miss Fiesta City, Taylor Harmon won the title of “Miss Congeniality”. Logan Lester, Miss Harris County, was chosen as the “Swimsuit Winner”.
MISS TEXAS USA® AND MISS TEXAS TEEN USA® are independently conducted and produced by The Crystal Group, Inc., under license from MISS UNIVERSE®, LP.,LLP. MISS UNIVERSE®, MISS USA® and MISS TEEN USA®. This is a Donald J. Trump and NBCUniversal Media, LLC joint venture.