(BLOOMINGTON) - Miss Indiana 2013, Terrin Thomas, will compete September 15 in Atlantic City for the Miss America title.
Thomas, an IU junior, won the Miss Indiana University contest in February and the Miss Indiana contest in June.
Thomas's send-off party commenced Saturday in the Frangipani Room at the Indiana Memorial Union where friends, family and colleagues watched a preview of Thomas's competition wardrobe and talent performance.
With Thomas on her way to the pageant, second runner-up at the Miss IU pageant, senior Mallory Essig, has agreed to take on the role as the new IU representative.
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