22-year-old Sara Zeng of Palm Coast was crowned 2017 Miss Florida Saturday night at the RP Funding Center.
Zeng competed as Miss Heart of Florida. She is a music education major at Florida State University and received $20,000 in scholarship to continue her education.
46 contestants competed in three days of preliminary competitions also held in the Youkey Theatre. They all competed in fitness and talent, along with an evening wear and on-stage question portion.
Zeng had performed a Chopin medley on piano and ran on a platform of “Music Matters”.
Zeng will represent the Sunshine State at the 2017 Miss America Pageant in Atlantic City, on September 10.