St. Clair Shores resident Sarah Suydam was recently crowned "Miss Pride of the Peninsulas" in the Miss America Organization-sanctioned pageant.
By winning the crown, Suydam will compete in the Miss Michigan Pageant in June for a chance to compete in the Miss America Pageant.
Suydam was one of 16 contestants who recently competed for the title at the Joseph Stripe Auditorium in Grayling, according to a post on www.theweeklyonline.com.
Emily Penrose, a student at Scripps Middle School in Lake Orion, received the “Little Miss Pride of the Peninsulas” crown.
Suydam is the past Miss St. Clair Shores.