Soldier crowned Miss Colorado
Last updated 6/29/2021 at 11:02am
Story by Spc. Matthew Marsilia, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division Public Affairs
FORT CARSON – Spc. Maura Spence, a Katy, Texas, native and an intelligence analyst with 23rd Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, won first place in the Miss Colorado 2021 pageant on June 8.
Now known as Spc. Colorado by her unit's executive officer, Spence is scheduled to attend the Miss America 2022 pageant in December 2021 at Mohegan Sun, Connecticut.
"Miss America is a two-week process," explains Spence. "The first week is mostly rehearsals and taping interviews for...