Miss Rhode Island 2014 discusses preparation for pageant

Ivy Depew

Miss Rhode Island 2014, Ivy Depew, has left for Atlantic City to compete in the Miss America pageant which will be held Sept 14.

This year, there is an America's Choice component to the competition where you can vote for the contestant you want to see become a finalist.

To vote for Depew, visit

NBC 10's Mario Hilario sat down with Depew to talk about her platform, United We Stand, and to find out how she's been preparing for the national competition.