With tears in her eyes, Miss Teen Caroline Summerfest, Lindsay Morris, dropped to her knees to be crowned Miss Maryland's Outstanding Teen 2005.
As the winner of the Miss Maryland's Outstanding Teen Competition, Morris receives a $400 scholarship in the form of a savings bond and will travel to Orlando, Fla., in August to compete for the title of Miss America's Outstanding Teen. This is the first year the Miss America Scholarship Organization is holding a national competition for teens.
For her talent, Morris performed a classical piano work.
First runner-up, Miss Teen Cumberland Lindsay Hanna, won a $225 scholarship. Miss Teen Laurel Mary Lee Adams, second runner-up, won a $150 scholarship, and Miss Teen Annapolis Marisa West, third runner-up, won a $125 scholarship. Miss Teen Montgomery County Laouren Kozlosky, fourth runner-up, won a $100 scholarship.