Bauman finalist for Miss Congeniality

Heather Mangan

Heather Mangan

SDSU student Callee Bauman is one of the three top finalists for Miss Congeniality.

Finalists for the Miss Congeniality, who were selected by the other 52 candidates, were announced Sunday as voting opened for the contest. Bauman, who will be representing South Dakota in the Miss America pageant, will go up against Miss Alabama Melinda Toole and Miss South Carolina Shelley Bryson Benthall.

Miss Congeniality will be announced during the Miss American pageant Jan. 29th on CMT. Those wanting to vote can visit

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