Dover's Rebecca Jackson wins Miss Delaware title

Cape Region's Rebecca Lusk named Miss Spirit
July 6, 2013
Alyssa Murray, Miss Delaware 2012, crowns Rebecca Jackson as the 2013 Miss Delaware. BY DAN COOK

Miss Dover Rebecca Jackson took the 2013 Miss Delaware crown June 29 at Dover Downs Hotel and Casino. Twenty-three contestants demonstrated beauty, poise, and talent to carry on the 72-year tradition.

First runner-up was Miss Mid-State Alix Hayden Gardner of Middletown. Miss Blue-Gold Angelica Nardi of New Castle was second runner-up; Miss Hockessin Brittany Lewis of Wilmington was third runner-up, and Miss Capital Victoria T. Brown-O’Brien of Dover was fourth runner-up.

Rebecca Lusk, Miss Cape Henlopen, was named Miss Spirit. She received a Miss America Academic $1,000 scholarship, won a top three community service finalist scholarship and was a People's Choice Winner, which made her a top 11 finalist.