(WTVM) – The Miss Georgia Pageant announced that Adeline Kenerly is now the new Miss Georgia 2015.
Kenerly, 21, is from Jesup, GA and she is a student at the University of Georgia majoring in broadcast journalism and political science.
She is also a majorette for UGA's Redcoat Marching Band and the daughter of Dr. Lex and Joy Kenerly.
Kenerly also represented Capital City in the 2015 Miss Georgia Pageant held in Columbus, GA where she was first runner up to Miss Georgia.
Adeline Kenerly's official crowning will be on Saturday, Oct. 3 during the half time of the Georgia vs. Alabama game in Sanford Stadium in Athens.
She will assume the duties of Miss Georgia 2015 because Betty Cantrell, Miss Georgia 2015, was named Miss America 2016.