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Katie George: Official Miss USA interview

Miss Kentucky, Katie George (Source: Miss USA) Miss Kentucky, Katie George (Source: Miss USA)

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAVE) - Miss Kentucky, Katie George, is gearing up for Sunday's Miss USA Pageant and has a message for young girls.

"Pageants haven't really change who I am," said George in her contestant interview. "It's given me a new experience to gain from because I just want to be exactly who I am. I want to be a real person. I want to be a real role model for young girls. You can be an athlete and you can be elegant and beautiful on stage."

Katie is a student at University of Louisville, where she plays volleyball.

The Miss USA pageant will be aired Sunday at 8 p.m. on REEL. 

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