Morgantown native Krystian Leonard is overwhelmed with emotion after learning she's won the title of 2022 Miss West Virginia USA Sunday at West Virginia Wesleyan College's PAC. / Photo by Katie Kuba

Morgantown native wins Miss West Virginia USA 2022 title

BUCKHANNON — From choosing their gowns to claiming their crowns in their respective divisions, two West Virginia women were ecstatic to learn they had been chosen as the newest Miss West Virginia USA and Miss West Virginia Teen USA.

Krystian Leonard, of Morgantown, won the 2022 title in the Miss division, while Williamstown native Emma Kitchen earned the 2022 title in the Teen division. The Miss West Virginia Teen USA and Miss West Virginia USA statewide pageant took place June 3-5 at West Virginia Wesleyan College, wrapping up late Sunday afternoon in the Virginia Thomas Law Center for the Performing Arts.

Please check back with My Buckhannon Monday for the full story.

2021 Miss Teen USA titleholder Brylee Knotts crowns 2022 Miss West Virginia USA Teen Queen Emma Kitchen of Williamstown. / Photo by Katie Kuba

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