Marisa Moorhouse, 18, a Manchester Memorial High School senior, who wants to become a commercial airplane pilot, was named Miss New Hampshire 2018 on Saturday night.
Moorhouse has competed in pageants, but this is her first year in the Miss New Hampshire Scholarship Pageant.
The rest of the top 5 includes Miss Greater Derry – Sarah Tubbs (1st Runner Up), Miss Portsmouth Area – Delaney Mastin (2nd Runner Up), Miss Berlin-Gorham – Josie Pearce (3rd Runner Up) and Miss Merrimack – Brooke Mills (4th Runner Up).
Moorhouse is a dancer and competed using the song “To Where You Are” by Josh Groban.Her platform is “Moving the World One Dance at a Time.”
Moorhouse will represent the Granite State at the 2019 Miss America Pageant in September in Atlantic City.