ELKHART A new Miss Indiana was crowned this weekend, and a Michiana native brought home the title.
Mekayla Diehl will represent Indiana in the Miss U.S.A. pageant next year.
She was born in Elkhart and according toThe Elkhart Truth, she has a long history of winning pageants. She won Elkhart County 4H queen in 2007. In 2011, she was crowned Miss Elkhart County, and she was second runner-up for Miss Indiana in 2012.
Her mission is to advocate for Bashor Children's Home.