Video: New Miss Indiana crowned

(Miss Indiana/Provided Photo)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Audra Casterline, Miss Hoosier Heartland, was crowned Miss Indiana 2014 on Saturday night. She will go on to represent Indiana in the Miss America pageant in September in Atlantic City.

The newly-crowned Casterline says she’s passionate about her platform and on a mission to help others.

On Sunday morning, she talked to 24-Hour News 8’s Drew Blair on Daybreak about her platform, which aims to raise awareness about eating disorders.

Three years ago, Casterline battled anorexia. She says she wants others to avoid the path that she fell into accidentally. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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