The new Miss Iowa USA for 2015 is from Northeast Iowa!

The 2015 Miss Iowa USA and Miss Iowa Teen Pageants took place over the weekend.

Crowned Miss Iowa USA Sunday evening, was Taylor Even of Jesup.

Aryn Book of Adel. Photo from Future Productions

Aryn Book of Adel was chosen Miss Iowa Teen USA by the panel of judges; the competition was held at the Newton High Auditorium in Newton, Iowa.

Both will advance to compete in the national pageants.

Taylor and Aryn. Photo from Future Productions

Both young women will receive thousands of dollars in prizes and awards, and have the opportunity to compete for the national titles next year.

Taylor, of Jesup, will compete for the Miss USA title on live national television next summer.

The new Miss USA will then go on to represent the United States in the Miss Universe compeetition, broadcast worldwide.