A native of Newark, Grace Lange was crowned Miss Delaware USA on 3 April 2022 and represented Delaware at the Miss USA 2022 pageant in Reno, Nevada. Grace was honored to be the first law student to represent Delaware on the Miss USA stage.
Miss Delaware USA 2022 Grace Lange, 22, was born and raised in Newark, Delaware. Grace graduated from Caravel Academy High School where she recently returned as a varsity girl’s basketball coach and elementary school teacher. Upon graduating high school, Grace attended Villanova University where she played Division I basketball and graduated summa cum laude. Now a first-year student at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, Grace plans to base her upcoming legal career on the advancement of girls and women in education and athletics to reach gender equality.
As Miss Delaware USA, Grace hopes to show young women that “playing like a girl” has a whole new meaning. As someone who is either lacing up her sneakers or strapping on her heels, Grace wants young women to know that they can pursue and succeed in a multitude of different activities. In her free time, Grace loves to read fiction books, cook healthy recipes, and spend time with her family and puppies!
The on-stage moments, the tension of the final two and the glory of the crowning, here are NAME’s state pageant photos.
Lights, camera, action! Professional photoshoots are one of the perks that comes from winning a title.
There’s nothing better than watching a contestant progress from year to year! Here’s a look back at NAME’s previous pageant photos.