Shreya Khosla

Recent high school graduate Shreya Khosla of Gardnerville, Nev., won the Miss America Academic Award as part of the Miss Nevada 2014 pageant June 1.

San Leandro, California - Shreya Khosla, an Indian American high school graduate from Gardnerville, Nev., won the Miss America Academic Award as part of the Miss Nevada 2014 pageant June 1.

Khosla, who graduated from Douglas High School, will take home a share of $15,000 in scholarship prizes.

Seventeen-year-old Ellie Smith from Henderson took the top prize of the Miss Nevada 2014 crown, according to the Desert Valley Times.

Khosla was earlier named Miss Lake Tahoe, and has been moving up the pageant ranks with her unique blend of poise, confidence and talent in Bollywood dance.

 

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