POSTED: Monday, June 17, 2013 - 10:26am
UPDATED: Monday, June 17, 2013 - 4:05pm
BATON ROUGE, LA (NBC33) — She didn’t take home top prize, but she represented Louisiana well Sunday in Las Vegas. Kristen Girault, former New Orleans Saintssation, is the first top 10 finalist for the state since 1996.
“We are so excited to have placed in the top 10 out of 51 states,” Reness Girault, mother, said.
Girault is currently an LSU Nursing student.
The competition was held at Planet Hollywood Casino. Miss Connecticut, Erin Brady, took home the top honor. She will compete for Miss Universe in November.