NEW ORLEANS - Monroe native Hope Anderson became the third University of Monroe student to take the title of Miss Louisiana in June 2011.
She is an aspiring journalist, who took a leave of absence from her job as an associate producer at KNOE-TV in Monroe to fulfill her Miss Louisiana duties.
She joined us Monday, on her farewell tour.
The 49th annual Miss Louisiana Pageant will be held on June 23 at 8 p.m. in the Monroe Civic Center. The pageant will be broadcast live in New Orleans on WUPL Channel 54.
You can get more information on the pageant at misslouisiana.org.