Wicks is a teacher at St. Thomas More Academy in Magnolia.

Miss Wilmington Joanna Wicks won the Miss Delaware 2018 contest Saturday at Cape Henlopen High School in Lewes.

She received more $10,000 in scholarships, as well as gifts and services from a variety of sponsors statewide.

A teacher at St. Thomas More Academy in Magnolia, Wicks will represent Delaware at the Miss America contest in September.

In addition to the overall title, she won the Lifestyle & Fitness Award and was the first runner-up for the Carol Maclary Excellence in Education award.

The evening's Talent Award went to Miss Hockessin Rebecca Gasperetti, while Miss Greenville Riley Slate was named Miss Congeniality.

Gasperetti was also the winner of the Carol Maclary Excellence in Education Award, the Debi Wilson Community Service Award and the Miss America State Community Service Award.

Gasperetti was the first runner-up in the overall competition, with Miss Blue Gold Emily Beale second runner-up, Slate third runner-up and Miss Newark Lauren Haberstroh fourth runner-up.