Kalee Pressler earns honors in pageant

Kalee Pressler displays the awards she won in the Miss American Coed Pageant. Photo provided.

Kalee Pressler, of Huntington, recently competed in the Miss American Coed Pageant.

Pressler placed first runner-up in casual modeling in her division, Pre-Teen, during the competition held on Aug. 3 and 4, at the Sheraton Hotel, in Indianapolis.

She also placed second runner-up in the photogenic category; most recommendations winner; best thank you card, best smile and prettiest eyes. She earned a cash award and finished third runner-up overall.

Pressler is now invited to compete for a national title in Daytona Beach, FL, during the week of Thanksgiving.

She is 12 years old and a seventh-grader at Riverview Middle School.