[media-credit name=”Photo Courtesy Of David Pickering Photography” align=”aligncenter” width=”400″]Miss Missouri[/media-credit]

MEXICO, MO (STL Homelife)- Local St. Louisan has been crowned the latest Miss Missouri . McKensie Garber, was the 2015 winner and receives a $11,000 Scholarship as the new Miss Gateway St. Louis!

The First runner-up and recipient of a $5,000 Scholarship was Miss Springfield,  Kelsey Dacus.

The Miss Missouri Pageant is a preliminary to Miss America, which will be held in Atlantic City in September.

Follow McKensie Garber on Twitter at @McKensieGarber