Miss Arkansas crowned; Benton 'honored, humbled'


Photographs by Stephen B. Thornton

Maggie Benton is crowned Miss Arkansas 2017.

Emotion flooded Maggie Benton's face as she stood on stage at Little Rock's Robinson Center Performance Hall in the moments after it was announced that she had won the 2017 Miss Arkansas Pageant.

The 10 finalists for the 2017 Miss Arkansas crown greet the crowd Saturday night at Robinson Center in Little Rock.

Congratulations to Maggie Benton! Miss Arkansas 2017! #MissAR2017

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