Kamryn Buchanan crowned Miss Nebraska USA 2024 for Miss USA 2024

02 Jul 2024 | Camilla Saurez

Kamryn Buchanan was crowned Miss Nebraska USA 2024. The 23-year-old Lincoln native stood out among a talented group of contestants, impressing the judges with her poise, intelligence, and commitment to making a positive impact in her community.

Kamryn, a recent graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, holds a degree in Business Administration with a minor in Communications. Her academic achievements are matched by her dedication to volunteerism, having worked extensively with local organizations focused on youth mentorship and women's empowerment. She is particularly passionate about her work with Girls Inc., where she has inspired young girls to pursue their dreams and believe in their potential.



Kamryn’s journey to the crown was marked by perseverance and determination. Competing in pageants since her teens, she has consistently demonstrated grace under pressure and a strong sense of self. Her platform, "Empowerment Through Education," aims to provide resources and support to underprivileged youth, ensuring they have the tools necessary to succeed academically and personally.

As Miss Nebraska USA 2024, Kamryn will represent her state at the Miss USA pageant later this year. She is excited to bring attention to her platform on a national stage and hopes to inspire others with her story of resilience and hope.

Maggie Wadginski has been crowned Miss Nebraska Teen USA 2024, Hailing from Omaha, Maggie Wadginski is a 18 year-old high school student with a passion for community service and the arts. Known for her active involvement in local charities and her impressive academic achievements, Maggie aims to use her platform to promote mental health awareness and youth empowerment. With a bright smile and a heart full of dreams, Maggie Wadginski is set to represent Nebraska with grace and determination at the national Miss Teen USA pageant.



In her acceptance speech, Kamryn thanked her family, friends, and mentors for their unwavering support. She emphasized the importance of kindness, hard work, and staying true to oneself. "This crown is not just a symbol of beauty, but of the strength and potential we all have to make a difference," she said.

Kamryn Buchanan’s reign as Miss Nebraska USA 2024 promises to be one of inspiration and empowerment, reflecting her commitment to making a lasting impact in her community and beyond.