Fifty girls competed for the title of US beauty queen, with one contestant representing each state. Ultimately, 22-year-old Madison Marsh from Colorado emerged as the winner, sparking widespread admiration.
Marsh, an active-duty Air Force officer, made history as the first of her kind to clinch this prestigious title. Despite initially aspiring to be a marine biologist, Marsh’s passion for flying took precedence after attending a space camp as a schoolgirl.
She enrolled in the Air Force Academy in 2019 and began participating in beauty pageants while studying.
While some attribute Marsh’s victory to her unconventional profession for pageant contestants, others question her ability to balance military service with the responsibilities of a beauty queen.
Marsh remains optimistic about the future, embracing whatever opportunities come her way without overplanning.