|Nana and Olivia as the final two at Miss USA 2012|
As Miss USA 2012 Olivia Culpo from Rhode Islands won Miss Universe 2012 at Las Vegas, her first runner up, the 27-year old Miss Maryland USA 2012, Nana Meriwether will takeover the crown, title and the responsibilities.
|Nana at the 2012 Miss USA Swimsuit|
In twitter, Meriwether tweeted that received a call from the Miss Universe Organization about this and she accepted the title right away.
Nana isn't new to pageants, she competed at the several editions of Miss California USA: 1st Runner Up in 2010 and 4th Runner Up in 2011. She competed at Miss Maryland USA 2012 where she eventually won. Competed at Miss USA 2012 as one of the heavy faves and ended up as 1st Runner up.
Nana co-manages a family-owned private foundation called the Meriwether Foundation which helps children in Africa.
Maryland earns their second Miss USA title.