After the competition was over, Katherine posted a sweet goodbye message on her personal Instagram.
“Anddddd just like that, I’m a now a former Miss Teen USA!” she wrote. “A huge congrats to @karlie_hay for capturing the title!”
Katherine added, “My year was indescribable! I made so many memories that will last a lifetime and grew so much as a person! Now… I’m ready to conquer the next chapter of my life! Stay tuned to see what’s next, it’s exciting.”
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