Deaf student crowned Miss San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO - San Antonio has a new winner for the Miss San Antonio Pageant.UTSA student Emma Rudkin will be representing the city when she competes for the Miss Texas title in July.When Rudkin was 3 years old, she lost her hearing. Rudkin said through hard work she learned to speak, and now sings and plays three instruments. She said with her new-found title, she hopes to empower others who've faced similar challenges through her nonprofit "Aid the Silence."