Photos: La.'s Guidry among Miss USA finalists

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  • Miss Nevada USA Nia Sanchez is crowned Miss USA during the Miss USA 2014 pageant in Baton Rouge, La., Sunday, June 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Jonathan Bachman)

  • Miss Nevada USA Nia Sanchez adjusts her crown after being crowned the new Miss USA during the Miss USA 2014 pageant in Baton Rouge, La., Sunday, June 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Jonathan Bachman) ORG XMIT: LAJB105

  • Miss Nevada USA Nia Sanchez is crowned Miss USA during the Miss USA 2014 pageant in Baton Rouge, La., Sunday, June 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Jonathan Bachman) ORG XMIT: LAJB104

  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Miss Louisiana USA 2014 Brittany Alyson Guidry, 21, of Houma, is asked a question as one of six finalists during the 2014 MISS USA Competition on Sunday at the Baton Rouge River Center.

  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Miss Louisiana USA 2014 Brittany Alyson Guidry, 21, of Houma, center, reacts to being chosen as a finalist during the 2014 MISS USA Competition on Sunday at the Baton Rouge River Center.

  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Miss Louisiana USA 2014 Brittany Alyson Guidry, 21, of Houma, reacts to being one of the top 10 contestants during the 2014 MISS USA Competition on Sunday at the Baton Rouge River Center.

  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Miss Florida USA 2014 Brittany Oldehoff, 25, takes center stage as a finalist during the 2014 MISS USA Competition on Sunday at the Baton Rouge River Center.

  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Miss California USA 2014 Cassandra Kunze, 20, takes center stage as a finalist during the 2014 MISS USA Competition on Sunday at the Baton Rouge River Center.

  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Miss Virginia USA 2014 Arielle Saige Rosmarino, 22, walks to the center of the stage as a finalist during the 2014 MISS USA Competition on Sunday at the Baton Rouge River Center.

  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Miss North Dakota USA 2014 Audra Mari, 20, takes center stage as a finalist during the 2014 MISS USA Competition on Sunday at the Baton Rouge River Center.

  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Miss Indiana USA 2014 Mekayla Diehl, 25, takes center stage as a finalist during the 2014 MISS USA Competition on Sunday at the Baton Rouge River Center.

  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- MISS USA Competition contestants enter the stage on Sunday at the Baton Rouge River Center.

  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Miss Louisiana USA 2014 Brittany Alyson Guidry, 21, of Houma, takes center stage as a finalist during the 2014 MISS USA Competition on Sunday at the Baton Rouge River Center.

  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- The reining Miss USA Erin Brady, right, waves to the crowd during the 2014 MISS USA Competition on Sunday at the Baton Rouge River Center.

  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Miss California USA 2014 Cassandra Kunze, 20, takes center stage as a finalist during the 2014 MISS USA Competition on Sunday at the Baton Rouge River Center.

  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Miss Alabama USA 2014 Jesica Warren Ahlberg, 24, takes center stage as a finalist during the 2014 MISS USA Competition on Sunday at the Baton Rouge River Center.

  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Miss Nevada USA 2014 Nia Sanchez, 24, takes center stage as a finalist during the 2014 MISS USA Competition on Sunday at the Baton Rouge River Center.

  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Miss Arizona USA 2014 Jordan Alyssa Wessel, 20, takes center stage as a finalist during the 2014 MISS USA Competition on Sunday at the Baton Rouge River Center.

  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Miss Maryland USA 2014 Taylor Burton, 25, takes center stage as a finalist during the 2014 MISS USA Competition on Sunday at the Baton Rouge River Center.

  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Miss Oklahoma USA 2014 Brooklynne Young, 19, takes center stage as a finalist during the 2014 MISS USA Competition on Sunday at the Baton Rouge River Center.

  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Miss New Jersey USA 2014 Emily Shah, 19, takes center stage as a finalist during the 2014 MISS USA Competition on Sunday at the Baton Rouge River Center.

  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Miss Nebraska USA 2014 Amanda Marie Soltero, 22, takes center stage as a finalist during the 2014 MISS USA Competition on Sunday at the Baton Rouge River Center.

  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Miss Wisconsin USA 2014 Bishara Dorre, 24, reacts to being a finalist during the 2014 MISS USA Competition on Sunday at the Baton Rouge River Center.

  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Miss South Carolina USA 2014 Christina Isabelle, 22, takes center stage as a finalist during the 2014 MISS USA Competition on Sunday at the Baton Rouge River Center.

  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Miss Pennsylvania USA 2014 Valerie Gatto, 24, takes center stage as a finalist during the 2014 MISS USA Competition on Sunday at the Baton Rouge River Center.

  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Miss Iowa USA 2014 Carlyn Bradarich, 23, takes center stage as a finalist during the 2014 MISS USA Competition on Sunday at the Baton Rouge River Center.

  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Miss Tennessee USA 2014 Kristy Landers Niedenfuer, 22, takes center stage as a finalist during the 2014 MISS USA Competition on Sunday at the Baton Rouge River Center.

  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Miss Wisconsin USA 2014 Bishara Dorre, 24, takes center stage as a finalist during the 2014 MISS USA Competition on Sunday at the Baton Rouge River Center.

  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Miss Wisconsin USA 2014 Bishara Dorre, 24, reacts to being a finalist during the 2014 MISS USA Competition on Sunday at the Baton Rouge River Center.

  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Miss Louisiana USA 2014 Brittany Alyson Guidry, 21, of Houma, takes center stage as a finalist during the 2014 MISS USA Competition on Sunday at the Baton Rouge River Center.

  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Florida Georgia Line's Brian Kelly, left, and Tyler Hubbard, right, along with Nelly, perform during the 2014 MISS USA Competition on Sunday at the Baton Rouge River Center.

  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Make up is applied during a break in the 2014 MISS USA Competition on Sunday at the Baton Rouge River Center.

  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Ten MISS USA Competition finalists stand on stage on Sunday at the Baton Rouge River Center.

  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Miss Louisiana USA 2014 Brittany Alyson Guidry, 21, of Houma, draws a card to have a judge ask her a question during the 2014 MISS USA Competition on Sunday at the Baton Rouge River Center.

  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Miss Louisiana USA 2014 Brittany Alyson Guidry, 21, of Houma, answers a judge's question during the 2014 MISS USA Competition on Sunday at the Baton Rouge River Center.

  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Miss Louisiana USA 2014 Brittany Alyson Guidry, 21, of Houma, walks onstage in her evening gown as a finalist during the 2014 MISS USA Competition on Sunday at the Baton Rouge River Center.

  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- MISS USA owner Donald Trump looks out into the crowd prior to the art of the competition on Sunday at the Baton Rouge River Center.

  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Miss Louisiana USA 2014 Brittany Alyson Guidry, 21, of Houma, is handed flowers as the third runner up during the 2014 MISS USA Competition on Sunday at the Baton Rouge River Center.

  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Miss Louisiana USA 2014 Brittany Alyson Guidry, 21, of Houma, is handed flowers as the third runner up during the 2014 MISS USA Competition on Sunday at the Baton Rouge River Center.

  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Miss Nevada USA 2014 Nia Sanchez, 24, the newly-crowned 2014 MISS USA, is surrounded by her fellow contestants on Sunday at the Baton Rouge River Center.

  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Miss Louisiana USA 2014 Brittany Alyson Guidry, 21, of Houma, answers a judge's question during the 2014 MISS USA Competition on Sunday at the Baton Rouge River Center.

  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Florida Georgia Line's Brian Kelly, left, and Tyler Hubbard, right, along with Nelly, perform during the 2014 MISS USA Competition on Sunday at the Baton Rouge River Center.

  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Miss Louisiana USA 2014 Brittany Alyson Guidry, 21, of Houma, answers a judge's question during the 2014 MISS USA Competition on Sunday at the Baton Rouge River Center.

  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Miss Louisiana USA 2014 Brittany Alyson Guidry, 21, of Houma, answers a judge's question during the 2014 MISS USA Competition on Sunday at the Baton Rouge River Center.