|Full name||Kathryn Mae Cornell|
|Hometown||Vestavia Hills, Alabama, U.S.|
|Occupation||Beauty pageant titleholder|
|Alma mater||University of Alabama|
|Beauty Pageant Career|
|Height||5 ft 8 in (172 cm)|
|Major competitions|| 1st Miss Alabama Competition|
1st Miss USA Competition
Life and careerEdit
Cornell was born in Vestavia Hills, Alabama, an affluent suburb of Birmingham, to parents Joseph and Mae Cornell (née Johnson). Her father works in business, while her mother is a housewife. She is of English descent and was raised a Southern Baptist. Cornell has two older brothers, Joey and Daniel.
Cornell attended public schooling in Vestavia Hills, graduating from Vestavia Hills High School, where she was a cheerleader. Cornell went on to study marketing at the University of Alabama. While a college student, she became a member of the Phi Mu (ΦΜ) sorority.
Cornell began her pageantry career while competing in the 1st Miss Alabama Competition. She went on to win the competition, becoming Miss Alabama. She will now represent Alabama in the 1st Miss USA Competition.
- State: Alabama
- Hometown: Vestavia Hills
- Age: 21
- Height: 5 ft 8 in
- Biography: Born and raised in the tight-knit community of Vestavia Hills, Katy grew up in a loving family who gave her everything she needed to succeed in the world. After graduating from Vestavia Hills High School, Katy began studying marketing at the University of Alabama, where she is a senior. Katy is an avid traveler who has visited over 15 countries and 25 states in her lifetime. She hopes to be able to begin a non-profit organization to help struggling families in Alabama.