LOUISIANA (KLFY) – News 10’s very own Sylvia Masters has been crowned Miss Louisiana USA 2023.

Sylvia anchors the morning and noon newscasts for KLFY. You can catch her on air from 4:30-7 a.m. and at noon.

She competed against 32 other Miss Louisiana USA 2023 candidates Saturday at Jefferson Performing Arts Center in Metairie and won the title.

Sylvia, a native of Houma, has enjoyed pageant competition for 15 years and will be fulfilling her lifelong dream of competing on the Miss USA stage. During her reign, she hopes to bring more awareness to early detection and screenings for cancer, in memory of her father.

Additionally, Sylvia opens her home fostering puppies throughout the year and advocates for the adoption of animals. She enjoys singing the National Anthem, playing the piano and joyriding with her dogs, Saylor and Spanky. 

Photos Courtesy of RPM Productions

For more information or to apply to be the next Miss Louisiana USA, visit misslouisianausa.com.