2022 Miss Pennsylvania

Alysa Bainbridge

Miss Pennsylvania 2022

School: Saint Joseph’s University / Cabrini University Graduate School

College Major: B.A. in Communication Studies / M.S. in Leadership

Scholarship Winnings: $43,000

Scholastic Honors: Summa Cum Laude Graduate
Sigma Tau Delta English Honors Society

Career Ambition: To host my own lifestyle/entertainment show in a major media market

Talent: Lyrical dance

Social Impact Initiative: I work to empower people living with mental health and substance use disorders and to end the stigma that surrounds them. My non-profit organization provides assistance to people in recovery and educates the public on how to talk about mental illness with compassion.

What is the best advice you’ve ever received? My late brother, Tyler, always stressed to me the importance of failing gracefully and never letting a mistake define you. He told me that mistakes happen, but that the comeback is even greater than the setback.