Miss North Dakota 2017 named

Submitted Photo Lizzie Jensen, 23, of Fargo has been named Miss North Dakota 2017.

The Miss North Dakota Scholarship Organization Inc. announced that Lizzie Jensen, 23, of Fargo has been named Miss North Dakota 2017. She was previously Miss West Fargo.

She assumes the role of Miss North Dakota 2017 following Cara Mund’s coronation as Miss America 2018.

Jensen is a native of Stillwater, Minn., and attends Minnesota State Community and Technical College, where she is studying to become a surgical assistant.

Her Platform Issue is #IAmMore, which promotes anti-bullying and self worth. In October, she will begin a statewide school tour to promote her message to students of all ages. Additionally, she is a talented vocalist, and performed Leonard Cohan’s “Hallelujah” at the Miss North Dakota 2017 competition.

Jensen will begin her reign as Miss North Dakota 2017 Sept. 25 with appearances in Williston, the home of the Miss North Dakota Scholarship Organization. There will be a coronation ceremony in Williston during the Miss America Homecoming Celebration in November, with details forthcoming.

People can follow Miss North Dakota on all forms of social media @missamericand.

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