The former Miss New Bedford, and current Miss Massachusetts is in Las Vegas to compete for the nation's top tiara in Saturday Night's Miss America Pageant.

Taylor is from Lakeville and is a broadcast journalism student at the University of Rhode Island. The Miss American Ccompetition is in it's 92nd year, and features 53 women from 50 states plus the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The winner takes home a cash prize of $50,000.

Good luck to you, Taylor.