Current 1L Candice M. Bennatt was named Miss Louisiana USA 2015 on October 25, 2014 in Lafayette, LA. Ms. Bennatt, who represented Ville Platte in the competition, was one of 44 contestants. She will represent Louisiana in the Miss USA Pageant in June 2015.
A graduate from Sam Houston State University, Candice Bennatt earned a bachelor’s degree in Biology and a minor in Communications. She hopes to practice patent and trademark law in the future. Her ultimate career goal is to be a political analyst with a major news network where she can combine her love for the law and public speaking.
Candice is an advocate against domestic violence where she shares her story and her program “Breaking the Cycle; Preventing Domestic Violence” to educate people on domestic/dating violence awareness and prevention. Her ultimate goal as Miss Louisiana USA is to inspire others to strive for their own personal success as Candice strives to be the next Miss USA and potentially Miss Universe.