A Sioux Falls resident has been crowned Miss South Dakota 2014.
The 19-year-old Meridith Gould earned the title this weekend as well as a $500 scholarship. She is a sophomore at University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management.
Fourteen young women participated in the contest. The first runner-up was Jade Possail of Brookings.
Gould will represent South Dakota at the Miss America pageant in Atlantic City, New Jersey, in September. The pageant will be televised on ABC.