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Belmont Graduate Wins Miss Tennessee USA 2017

On October 8, recent Belmont University graduate Allee-Sutton Hethcoat was officially crowned Miss Tennessee USA 2017. Previously holding the title of Miss Williamson County, Hethcoat will continue to complete towards the title of Miss Universe. Her next step is to compete for the crown in the 2017 Miss USA pageant.

During her time at Belmont, Hethcoat studied mass communications and was inducted into the Alpha Chi honor society, which recognizes students in all academic disciplines for being in the university’s top 10 percent. She is currently in her last year of law school at the Nashville School of Law with hopes of becoming a future attorney.

Aside from being a model and law student, Hethcoat is also an actress, serving in her most recent roles as the lead in a feature-length film by Nashville director Dave Christiano. The film, “Remember the Goal,” was released on August 26 to over 100 theaters in 10 southeastern states.

Hethcoat’s official Miss Tennessee USA bio can be found here.