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Christina McCauley crowned Miss GA 2010

COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) - Christina McCauley has been named Miss Georgia 2010.

The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer reports that the 21-year-old, competing as Miss Southern Heartland, took the crown Saturday. She was 1 of 40 contestants in the 66th Miss Georgia Scholarship Pageant.

McCauley plans to use the $15,000 scholarship prize to pay for part of her tuition at Kennesaw State University, where she is studying early childhood education. She already has a bachelor's degree in vocal performance from Birmingham Southern College.

McCauley sang "This Is My Beloved" from the operetta "Kismit" during the talent portion of the competition.

Finalists were 22-year-old Miss Capital City Jamie Kelton, 23-year-old Miss Atlanta Laura Stone, 21-year-old Miss Cobb County Casey Walker and 20 year-old Miss Cherokee Rose Michaela Lackey.

Information from: Columbus Ledger-Enquirer,

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