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A University of Wisconsin-Stout student is vying this week for the title of Miss USA.
Danielle Hooper, 21, of Inver Grove Heights, Minn., a St. Paul suburb, is the reigning Miss Minnesota USA. A total of 51 women are competing for the national title.
Preliminary Miss USA competition, including swimsuit and evening gown, will be streamed live at 9 p.m. Wednesday, June 12, on the pageant website. The pageant finals will be aired live beginning at 8 p.m. Sunday, June 16, on NBC from Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas.
Hooper will be a senior this fall at UW-Stout. She is majoring in retail merchandising and management.
She has received the Chancellor's Award for maintaining a high grade-point average and works part time in the Financial Aid office. She also has volunteered with Habitat for Humanity.