Brianna Jackson, daughter of Helen Jackson of Reynoldsburg, has been chosen as a state finalist in the National American Miss Ohio Pageant to be held June 30 and July 1, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Columbus.

Brianna Jackson, daughter of Helen Jackson of Reynoldsburg, has been chosen as a state finalist in the National American Miss Ohio Pageant to be held June 30 and July 1, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Columbus.

Jackson, 14, is competing in the division for ages 13-15. The winner will receive a $1,000 cash award and other prizes, along with an opportunity to compete in the national pageant at Disneyland in California.

Jackson's interests include baking, designing and painting.