NEW JERSEY -- A Central New York native is named Miss America.
Nina Davuluri began Sunday night in Atlantic City facing 52 competitors.
The 24 year old made it through all the stages including showing off her swimsuit, yellow evening gown, and performing a classical Bollywood Fusion dance.
Davuluri is the first Indian Miss America and the second New York contestant to win.
She will walk away with the crown and a $50,000 scholarship.
The first runner up was Miss California.