Salt Lake Tribune: Two-time runner-up wins title of Miss Utah, Jesse Craig crowned in last pageant that will feature swimsuit competition

After finishing as first runner-up the past two years, Jesse Craig was crowned Miss Utah on Saturday.

Up next — the Miss America competition on Sept. 9. And Craig said she has mixed feelings about the national organization dropping the swimsuit competition, which she won at the state level two years in a row.

The new Miss Utah, who came into the state competition as Miss Timpanogos, said before she was crowned that the swimsuit competition helped her to “embrace lifestyle and fitness.”

Continue reading this article by Scott Pierce at the Salt Lake Tribune