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1993 Miss America to appear at SUNY Buffalo State college

Leanza Cornett, the 1993 Miss America, will crown the winner of the 2016 Miss Buffalo Scholarship Competition at 2 p.m. Feb. 28 in Rockwell Hall Auditorium at SUNY Buffalo State, the competition’s executive director, Michael Terranogli, reports.

Cornett who has served as host for several television shows, including “Entertainment Tonight” and “Who Wants to Marry a Multi-Millionaire?,” will co-host the program, which will have a movie-inspired theme.

The competition, a Miss America preliminary, will feature 18 young women ranging in age from 17 to 24. The winner will go on to represent Buffalo in the Miss New York State competition on Memorial Day weekend on Staten Island.