Miss D.C. 2016 Crowned

Cierra Jackson was crowned Miss D.C 2016 on June 19. (Photos: Andy Jones)

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Shannon Lynch and Elana Littles perform with the other contestants in the opening number "Welcome to the Jungle" at the 2016 Miss District of Columbia pageant at Howard Theater on June 19, 2016.
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2016 Miss America Betty Cantrell performs Carrie Underwood's "On the Floor" ahead of the talent portion of the 2016 Miss District of Columbia pageant at Howard Theater on June 19, 2016.
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Judy Mabone sings "Hotline Bling" at the 2016 Miss District of Columbia pageant at Howard Theater on June 19, 2016.
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Elena Littles performs Afro-contemporary jazz dance at the 2016 Miss District of Columbia pageant at Howard Theater on June 19, 2016.
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2016 Miss District of Columbia Cierra Jackson performs "Alabaster Box" at the pageant at Howard Theater on June 19, 2016.
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Savannah McCann performs a jazz dance to "Proud Mary" at the 2016 Miss District of Columbia pageant at Howard Theater on June 19, 2016.
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Kayla Strong performs "Don't Rain on My Parade" at the 2016 Miss District of Columbia pageant at Howard Theater on June 19, 2016.
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Johanna King performs "Orange Colored Sky" during the talent portion at the 2016 Miss District of Columbia pageant at Howard Theater on June 19, 2016.
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Mary Morris delivers a classic monologue during the talent portion at the 2016 Miss District of Columbia pageant at Howard Theater on June 19, 2016.
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Elena Littles in her evening gown at the 2016 Miss District of Columbia pageant at Howard Theater on June 19, 2016.
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Katelynne Cox competes in the lifestyle and fitness portion of the 2016 Miss District of Columbia pageant at Howard Theater on June 19, 2016.
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Kayla Strong competes in the lifestyle and fitness portion of the 2016 Miss District of Columbia pageant at Howard Theater on June 19, 2016.
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Victoria Haler in her evening gown at the 2016 Miss District of Columbia pageant at Howard Theater on June 19, 2016
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All 17 contestants line the stage as Emcee Sonya Gavankar prepares to name individual winners at the 2016 Miss District of Columbia pageant at Howard Theater on June 19, 2016.
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2015 Miss District of Columbia Haely Jardas and 2016 Miss America Betty Cantrell crown Cierra Jackson the new Miss District of Columbia at Howard Theater on June 19, 2016.
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Cierra embraces her father, Gregory Jackson, on what turned out to be a spectacular Father's Day at the 2016 Miss District of Columbia pageant at Howard Theater on June 19, 2016.
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Cierra Jackson leans over the stage to embrace 2014 Miss District of Columbia Theresa Davis at Howard Theater on June 19, 2016.
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