A local beauty queen is ready to go to Las Vegas for the Miss USA Pageant.
In the above video, Miss Rhode Island USA Theresa Agonia tells us how she’s getting ready for the big competition.
Agonia, who grew up in Central Falls, became the first member of her family to graduate from college, earning a bachelor’s degree in media communications from Roger Williams University.
Agonia now works for the city of Providence and Mayor Jorge Elorza.
The Miss USA Pageant takes place June 5 in Las Vegas.
Here are some of the other segments featured on The Rhode Show on May 19, 2016: