A Mattapoisett woman is heading to the Miss America pageant as a representative of Massachusetts.
Jillian Zucco, a former Miss New Bedford, won the Miss Massachusetts pageant tonight as Miss Bristol County. Zucco graduated from Old Rochester Regional High School in 2011 and from the UMass Dartmouth Nursing Program in 2016.

The Southcoast is on a bit of a roll.  Alissa Musto of Rehobeth won last year...and Jillian Zucco of Mattapoisett winning this year.  Michelle Neves Hantman won Miss Massachusetts as Miss New Bedford in 2000.

Jillian will now be commpteting to become Miss America 2018. The Miss America pageant will take place on September 10th, 2017. It will air live from Atlantic City on tne ABC network at 9pm Eastern.

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