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A busy spring for a Wichita student: Princeton, Yale, and now Miss Teen USA

Hailey Colborn after winning Miss Kansas Teen USA
Hailey Colborn after winning Miss Kansas Teen USA Vanbros & Associates

Wichita Northwest High School student Hailey Colborn won the Miss Teen USA pageant on Friday in Shreveport, Louisiana.

Colborn won the title over finalists from Colorado, North Carolina, South Carolina and Illinois. She was named Miss Kansas Teen USA in November.

A video of Colborn opening her college acceptance letter from Yale went viral this spring. She has also been accepted into Princeton.

Colborn missed this week's Northwest graduation ceremony — she was in Shreveport for the Miss Teen USA competition.

A clip of Wichita Northwest High School senior Hailey Colborn discovering she was accepted into Yale as well as Princeton was included in a video put together by Money Magazine.

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