Miss LA Prepares to Compete for Miss America

class=”aligncenter size-full wp-image-37978″ src=”http://klax-tv.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/LaceySanchez.jpg” alt=”LaceySanchez” width=”500″ height=”324″ />Miss Louisiana 2014 Lacey Sanchez is leaving Monday for the Miss America Competition. Sanchez hopes to become the first-ever Miss Louisiana to win the crown.

She’s an LSU graduate and member of the track team where she competed in the pole vault. Sanchez is from Baton Rouge.

The competition in Atlantic City begins September 8th.

KLAX ABC 31 News 8/29/14