Lyman is not new to pageants. She is a former Miss New Hampshire Outstanding Teen and represented her state at the Miss America’s Outstanding Teen pageant. She was also a preliminary swimsuit winner at the 2011 Miss New Hampshire pageant, and is a former Miss Weirs Beach.
This year, she entered the state pageant as Miss Lakes Region.
Her talent is tap dancing, and her pageant platform is “Make-A-Wish Foundation: Providing Children with Hope, Strength and Joy.”
Miss America 2013 will be broadcast live on the ABC television network, live from Las Vegas, next January.