Crowned Laura James its champion throughout The CW's broadcast from the nineteenth season's finale episode Friday evening. Laura, a 6' " 21-year-old student from Cambridge, NY attending Paul Smith's College, was declared the champion from the competition after she received the greatest overall score when she, Kiara Belen and Leila Goldkuhl were examined on their own system of labor since Week one of the season.
The scores were calculated based on the typical of Top Model's three judges' scores - that have been determined throughout the finale broadcast after Tyra Banks, Kelly Cutrone and Take advantage of Evans each selected several from 1-10 they believed best symbolized each model's body of labor - and also the average fan election and also the average challenge score they'd received during the period of the whole season.
"My dear God! My dear God! You've no clue! Many thanks. My dear God. I am 'America's Next Top Model!' My dear God, you've no clue, " a psychological Laura screamed following her victory announcement. "I have been fantasizing of the for this type of very long time."
"And you've got won $30Thousand extra for scholarship money, " Tyra informed her, referencing how Laura had won three challenges this year and received $10Thousand like a prize for every one.
Laura then hugged her parents and ongoing to weep tears of pleasure.
"I have not seen my Father cry before. My dear God! I believe it's amazing that now I am representing women who're healthy and who're strong - and it is okay to possess a butt along with a figure, " Laura stated.
For winning, Laura walked away having a prize package composed of the feature in Nylon material magazine, to be the face of Top Model's scent "Dream Become A Reality, " a modeling hire L.A. Models and New You are able to Model Management, a $100Thousand cash prize, along with a campaign with Smashbox cosmetics and Nine West.
Laura carried out in to begin with after she received a complete score of 41.2 points. Tyra and Kelly both gave her nine points when knowing her modeling performance overall this year, and Take advantage of gave her an ideal 10. All her challenge scores averaged 7.6 points, while all her fan election totals averaged 5.6 points.
Second place visited Kiara, a 5' 9" 22-year-old student from Vegas, NV attending the College of California - Irvine.
"It is extremely challenging for me as this was exactly what I have ever wanted, " Kiara stated with tears streaming lower her face. "Existence continues also it progresses, and today I'll return up, finish school. Hopefully case the start and never the finish. I am glad my grandma's here beside me, since it is just nice to possess my rock here to aid me."
Kiara carried out with 36.6 total points. Tyra obtained her a seven, Kelly gave her eight points and Take advantage of thought she deserved nine. Her overall challenge score was 8.3 and her overall fan election arrived on the scene to 4.3 points.
Leila, a 5' 11" unemployed 20-year-old student from Framingham, MA attending the College of Rhode Island, finished your competition in third place.