Mekayla Diehl is Miss Indiana USA 2014.
According to Beauty Pageant News, she was crowned at the Sunday, Nov. 3, state pageant. She will compete in the Miss USA 2014 pageant next summer at the Doral Golf Resort & Spa in Doral, Fla.
Diehl, who was born in Elkhart, was crowned the Elkhart County 4-H queen in 2007. In 2011, she was crowned Miss Elkhart County, and she was second runner-up for Miss Indiana in 2012.
According to her Facebook page, her mission is to advocate for Bashor Children's Home.
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