Hofstra Univ. graduate wins Miss America crown
A Hofstra University graduate has been crowned the new Miss America.
Miss New York Kira Kazantsev won the nationally televised pageant last night.
The 22-year-old is a graduate of Hofstra Honors College and now plans to attend law school and become a diplomat.
Kazantsev's platform during her reign is protecting women against violence, especially in the military.