Miss Maine Makes Top Five 

For the first time ever, Miss Maine has made the top five in the Miss USA pageant.Katherine Ashley Whittier is from New Gloucester.She played basketball at the University of Maine.Katie Whittier came in as fourth runner up in Sunday night’s pageant at the Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino in Las Vegas.The winner of the pageant was Rima Fakih of Dearborn, Michigan.Fakih is originally from Lebanon. She told pageant organizers her family celebrates both Muslim and Christian faiths.