HIGH POINT — Miss Randolph County Tori Gross earned a Top 16 finish at the Miss North Carolina competition last week in High Point. Taylor Loyd, Miss Statesville, was the winner. Gross received two scholarship awards during the week of competition totaling $2,750.
“My work as Miss Randolph County is not finished, and I cannot wait to finish out my year as I serve our great county,” said Gross after the competition. Gross, of Trinity, is a graduate of Randolph Community College.
Archdale native Hannah Welborn-Lewis, competing as Miss Sandhills, was a preliminary evening gown winner and finished second runner-up to Miss North Carolina. Parker Sterling, of Randleman High School, represented Randolph County in the Miss North Carolina’s Teen competition.