Miss Fort Worth crowned Miss Texas during weekend pageant

Miss Texas

Shannon Sanderford (left), Miss Fort Worth, won the crown for Miss Texas this past Saturday evening in a pageant held in Richardson. The 2015 Miss Texas Outstanding Teen was Miss Plano, Addyson Jackson.
NBC 5 / KXAS-TV will broadcast the 2015 Miss Texas Scholarship Competition on COZI-TV (Digital 5.2) Saturday, July 11, from 7-9 p.m. The program will also stream simultaneously on NBCDFW.com.
The contestants competed in the following categories: private interview, lifestyle and fitness, talent, evening gown and onstage question.  Miss Texas 2015 will compete for Miss  America held in Atlantic City on Sunday, Sept. 13 and broadcast on ABC.  Miss Texas’ Outstanding Teen 2015 will compete for the title of Miss America’s Outstanding Teen in
August in Orlando, Florida.
Miss Texas will receive a $15,000 cash scholarship and the use of an Infiniti from Grubbs Infiniti during her reign. In addition to competing for scholarships, each contestant actively participates in raising funds for the Children’s Miracle Network, which is the national platform of Miss America.