COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- Miss Mount Pleasant, Brooke Mosteller, is the new Miss South Carolina for 2013.

Mosteller won the crown Saturday night at the pageant in Columbia. The 23-year-old from Mount Pleasant is a Furman University graduate and is attending the University of South Carolina's law school.

Mosteller's platform is helping high school students apply and go to college,. Especially students with no one in their family who have ever been to a university.

Mosteller was a preliminary swimsuit winner. She will compete in the Miss America pageant.

The runner-up was Miss Greenville County, Lindley Mayer. Third place was Miss Spartanburg, Clarka Wickliffe, fourth place was Miss Hilton Head Island, Lauren Cabaniss, and fifth place was Miss Greater Greer, Lanie Hudson.

Miss Mauldin Teen, Brook Sill, won the Miss South Carolina Teen crown.

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