Congratulations to Fort Smith native, Madison Marsh on being crowned Miss America 2024! A graduate of Southside High School, Marsh is the first active-duty military officer to hold the title. She serves as a Second Lt. in the United States Air Force and a student at the Harvard Kennedy School. She also founded the Whitney Marsh Foundation honor of her mother who died at the age of 41 from pancreatic cancer. The foundation works to support cancer research.

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