Miss Louisiana Preteen crown goes to BR girl _lowres

Photo provided by Erin Husbands -- Caitlin Hager, 2016 UNM Miss Louisiana Preteen, with her mother, Elizabeth Hager.

Caitlin Hager, 11, of Baton Rouge, was crowned 2016 UNM Miss Louisiana Preteen at the Louisiana State USA National Miss Louisiana state pageant in Kenner on April 21.

Her parents are Michael and Elizabeth Hager.

Caitlin advances to the national competition set for July 11-16 in Boca Raton, Florida.

She is a part of The Crowning Moment, a youth mentoring organization for young girls across the Gulf Coast. Visit thecrowningmoment.com or usanationalmiss.com for more information.