The 2016 Miss International City and Miss Warner Robins pageant was held Aug. 29 at the Homer J. Walker Civic Center in Warner Robins, Georgia. Statesboro native Caroline Burnette, 19, was the lifestyle and swimsuit winner and won the crown of Miss International City.
Burnette is a sophomore at Georgia Southern University majoring in public relations and minoring in child and family development. Her talent is ballet.
Also crowned was Tess Hammock, 21, as the 2016 Miss Warner Robins queen. Hammock is studying agricultural communications at the University of Georgia. She won the talent award at the pageant for her vocal performance.
Throughout the year, the queens will make appearances representing their local title within the community and the state. They will also spend the year promoting the Miss America Organization platform and Children's Miracle Network hospitals, as well as their individually chosen platforms.
Both young women will go on to compete in the Miss Georgia Pageant in Columbus next June.
At the pageant, two teens were also crowned. Mandolyn Howard, 16, was crowned Miss International City's Outstanding Teen. Grace Thomas, 16, was crowned Miss Warner Robins Outstanding Teen.