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Miss Preston scoops Miss England 2016 title

Posted on - 22nd July, 2016 - 8:23am | Author - | Posted in - News, People
Elizabeth Grant, centre, with her Miss England crown Pic: Paul Carroll

Elizabeth Grant, centre, with her Miss England crown Pic: Paul Carroll

Preston’s Elizabeth Grant has been crowned Miss England at a glitzy ceremony in Southport.

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The student is heading for the Miss World finals after coming first out of 20,000 applicants from across the UK.

20-year-old Elizabeth, who is the current Miss Preston, won the crown with Miss Newcastle Vicky Turner coming second.

Elizabeth, second from right, winning Miss Preston

Elizabeth, second from right, winning Miss Preston

The Miss World finals are held in Washington in late November and comes with a $100,000 first prize.

Read more: Junior Miss Preston holding charity event in Avenham Park

Elizabeth, from Ribbleton, said: “I am so blessed and so grateful to even be here.”

Watch below the moment Elizabeth was crowned as Miss England

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