Miss Cobb County, Maggie Bridges, was the third runner-up and won a $3,500 scholarship. The 20-year-old southwest Georgia native was one of four Georgia Tech students competing for the crown.
Marietta resident Katherine McCauley, named Miss Whitewater, was also a Top 10 semi-finalist in the competition.
The 20-year-old Kennesaw State University student won the overall talent award and was a preliminary winner in talent.
The newly crowned 2013 Miss Georgia was Carly M. Mathis. The 22-year-old Miss Atlanta contestant, also originally from southwest Georgia, won a $15,000 scholarship and will represent Georgia in the Miss America pageant in September in Atlantic City, N.J.
Also receiving honors this weekend were Miss Marietta’s Outstanding Teen Kelly Hutchinson.
The Harrison High School student won the 2013 Miss Georgia’s Outstanding Teen and was the preliminary winner in the lifestyle and fitness categories.
Hutchinson, 15, will represent Georgia in the Miss America’s Outstanding Teen Pageant the week of Aug. 13 in Orlando, Fla.
Miss Cobb County’s Outstanding Teen, Abby Quarles, 16, won the overall Talent Award. The Marietta resident and Johnson Ferry Christian Academy student was the preliminary winner in the talent competition.
Miss Capital City’s Outstanding Teen, Anna Tucker, was the fourth runner-up.
The 16-year-old Acworth resident, who attends North Cobb Christian Academy, was also a preliminary winner in the lifestyle and fitness categories.