Columbus music student is second African-American Miss Georgia

By The Associated Press
Posted 3:20PM on Sunday 29th June 2008 ( 10 years ago )
COLUMBUS, Ga. - A Columbus woman was crowned Miss Georgia 2008 on Saturday.

Chasity Hardman is the second African-American to represent Georgia in January's Miss America pageant in Las Vegas.

Miss Georgia pageant spokesman Billy Kendall says the 23-year-old Georgia State University music education student competed as Miss Capital City.

She was second runner-up in the 2007 Georgia contest.

Her mother, Bishop Ann L. Hardman, is the founder of The Impact Center.

University of Georgia student Lauren Edmunds was first runner-up. Second runner-up was Georgia State student Kristina Higgins.
Chasity Hardman is Miss Georgia 2008 (Photo/Mike Haskey)

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