Updated: 09/11/2017 01:54 PM | First Published: 09/11/2017 01:52 PM
Cara Mund with Miss North Dakota 2002 Stacey Thomas
Cara Mund: "When I was little, I would always say I wanted to be just like Stacey! Thank you to Miss North Dakota 2002, Stacey Thomas, for always being my friend, big sister, and life role model! From serving as one of my first dance teachers to emceeing my #MissNorthDakota Send Off Party, this journey to #MissAmerica wouldn't have been possible without you! ❤️"