The 2022 Miss Georgia USA pageant was held on Saturday, Feb. 26, 2022, in McDonough as 37 young women from across the state competed for the coveted title, with the winner advancing to Miss USA. Holly Haynes, a graduate of North Gwinnett High School and Sugar Hill native, was crowned Miss Georgia USA.
Haynes is a benefits analyst at Alliant Insurance Service and is a graduate of the University of Georgia. She is no stranger to pageantry, having competed in the Miss America Organization as Miss Historic Buford, Miss Cobb County and Miss University of Georgia. She speaks to young people about her platform “I Am Enough,” which promotes building self esteem.
Haynes will advance to the Miss USA Pageant in 2022. The winner of Miss USA will advance to the Miss Universe Pageant.