Pageant winner best known for competing in Miss Teen USA 2010 and placing in the top 15 in the 2009 Miss America pageant.
She won her first title in 2006 as Miss South Dakota Teen USA. She was the first winner of both the Miss South Dakota Teen USA pageant and the winner of Miss South Dakota in the Miss America pageant series.
After her pageant titles, she became a reporter for KETV in Omaha, Nebraska.
Her mother Holly competed in Survivor: Nicaragua. Her sister Elizabeth is also a Miss South Dakota Teen USA winner.
She competed against winner Katie Stam in the 2009 Miss America pageant.