Amanda Soltero, Miss East Lincoln was crowned Miss Nebraska USA 2014 pageant on Sunday night, January 5 after competing against 19 contestants from all across the state at The Rose Theater Omaha, Omaha, Nebraska, reports Pageant Update.
Ellie Lorenzen of Omaha, who crowned Nebraska USA 2013 , handed over the coveted crown to Soltero, who was crowned Miss Nebraska Teen USA 2010.
Soltero, 22, won after passing three equal categories: evening gown, swimsuit and private question-and-answer session. Jennifer Monson, Miss Elkhorn finished first runner-up while Miss North Douglas County, Sarah Hollins was named the second runner-up.
Jane Rabe, Miss Swedish Capital placed as third runner-up while the fourth runner-up selected as Kiley Herold, Miss Greater Omaha.
Soltero of Columbus is a Junior, Broadcast major at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and she is working as an intern for Channel 8 in Lincoln according to her profile on Resume. Soltero working also as a model for Voices& modeling agency in Kansas City, Missouri according to her Website.
Soltero will represent Nebraska at the finals of the nationally televised Miss USA 2014 pageant in June, which it could be held at Donald Trump's Doral Golf Resort and Spa in Doral, Florida.
The winner of Miss USA 2014 will represent the United States at the 63rd edition of the Miss Universe 2014 pageant.
In the same night Savannah Rave was crowned Nebraska Teen USA 2014.