Bella Whitlock crowned Miss Kansas USA 2024 for Miss USA 2024

19 Jun 2024 | Irina Silva

Bella Whitlock was crowned Miss Kansas USA 2024, while Brilee Garrett took home the title of Miss Kansas Teen USA 2024. The pageant, held at the grand Century II Performing Arts & Convention Center in Wichita, witnessed an evening of stunning performances and emotional moments that celebrated the achievements and aspirations of young women across the state.

Bella Whitlock, a native of Topeka, captivated the judges and audience with her eloquence and charm. Her platform, focusing on mental health awareness and advocacy, resonated deeply with many, highlighting her dedication to making a meaningful impact in her community. "Winning this title is not just a personal achievement but a responsibility to advocate for causes close to my heart," said an emotional Bella, moments after receiving her crown. Her victory marks the beginning of a year filled with engagements and opportunities to further her cause on a larger stage.



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Equally impressive was Brilee Garrett, a spirited and articulate teenager from Lawrence, who was crowned Miss Kansas Teen USA 2024. Brilee's vibrant personality and commitment to promoting youth empowerment through education stood out throughout the competition. "I am beyond excited to represent Kansas and inspire other young people to pursue their dreams," Brilee shared, her eyes sparkling with joy.

The evening was a blend of glamour, heartfelt stories, and fierce competition, showcasing the best of Kansas' young women. The judges, a panel of esteemed personalities from various fields, had a challenging task as the contestants exhibited remarkable talent and intelligence.



Bella and Brilee's victories were celebrated with thunderous applause, as family, friends, and fans rejoiced in their success. As they embark on their new journeys, both titleholders expressed gratitude for the support they've received and their eagerness to make a positive difference.

The Miss Kansas USA 2024 pageant not only crowned two exceptional young women but also highlighted the spirit and ambition of Kansas' future leaders, setting a precedent for the years to come.