Miss USA is Miss Missouri and in June she will try to become Miss Universe. Florissant resident Shandi Finnessey has been crowned Miss USA in a pageant in Los Angeles. She has bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Lindenwood University. She says he wants to use her couinseling degrees to get a job in television. She gets an apartment in New York for a year, a two-year scholarship worth $45,000 at the School for Film and Television in New York, and a salary.