Meet the 2012 Playboy Playmate of the Year

Jaclyn Swedberg | Photo Credits: Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic

Jaclyn Swedberg has been named Playboy magazine's 2012 Playmate of the Year.

"Congratulations to Jaclyn Swedberg, Miss April 2011, our new Playmate of the Year," Hugh Hefner tweeted on Thursday.

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Swedberg, 21, was awarded the honor on Thursday afternoon at the Playboy Mansion in Los Angeles. Hefner, his son Cooper, current Playmates, past Playmates of the Year, and Swedberg's family and friends attended the ceremony.

"Best day of my life thank you @hughhefner for making me the 2012 Playmate of the Year!!!!" Swedberg tweeted. "Today I became Playmate of the Year 2012 and it still feels surreal. Thank you for all the support!!"