Kara McCullough was crowned May 14, 2017 Miss USA 2017, representing the District of Columbia. She won the title by succeeding another miss from Washington, Deshauna Barber.
Her father, a member of the US Navy, was in Naples when Kára was born; she grew up in Virginia Beach. Being a graduate in nuclear chemistry at South Carolina State University and working as a scientist in the Nuclear Energy Commission (NRC), Kára McCullough is considered one of the most intelligent misses elected by the jury’s judges.
In the ritual interview before the coronation, Kara has in fact addressed important issues such as feminism and American health care that have triggered a debate on social media.
At the first question, on the health system, she replied that it is “a privilege for those who, like me, have a job. We must therefore continue to work for health care and jobs for all American citizens.”
As for feminism, the 25-year-old prefers that” we talk about gender equality, especially when it comes to work. “I hope to inspire women who are interested in the fields of technology, engineering and mathematics. Nothing is difficult if we really work,” she said finally.
Kara McCullough was born September 9, 1991. Her Height is 5 ft 10 in (178 cm), Hair color is Black and Eye color Brown.