EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP — Miss New Jersey Kaitlyn Schoeffel had 657 pending notifications on her Facebook page Monday morning after competing in the 2018 Miss America Competition.

They were all messages congratulating her on an outstanding performance Sunday night on national television.

Schoeffel, 24, of Egg Harbor Township, was the second runner-up of 51 contestants, behind only Miss Missouri Jennifer Davis and Miss North Dakota Cara Mund, who was crowned Miss America 2018.