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Miss America announces collaboration with American Heart Association's Go Red for Women initiative

Miss America, the iconic 100+ year brand, and Miss America's Scholarship Foundation have announced a 3-year commitment supporting the American Heart Association's women's initiative, Go Red for Women raising awareness of women’s heart health and bringing fitness initiatives back to the national competition stage. Miss America's CEO Robin Fleming feels that "Empowering women in America means making health a priority - heart disease is the leading cause of death for women ages 20 and older. We need to raise awareness and incorporate fitness initiatives to create better outcomes." The American Heart Association, devoted to a world of longer, healthier lives, has been at the forefront of fighting heart disease and strokes for a century. Since 2004, Go Red for Women has supported women through every season of life as their trusted, relevant source for credible, equitable health solutions.​ "In the 20 years Go Red for Women has worked to save and improve women&

Wisconsin's Grace Stanke crowned Miss America 2023

Miss Wisconsin Grace Stanke was crowned Miss America 2023 on Thursday, December 15 at the Mohegan Sun Earth Expo & Convention Center in Uncasville, Connecticut. The 20-year-old classical violinist and nuclear engineering student at the University of Wisconsin – Madison edged out 50 other competitiors to win her national title. She also bagged the Talent award during the peliminary competition. "I am so incredibly honored. I'm representing the women who can, we're not put in boxes, we're here to make a change and change the world so thank you so much, i am so honored," she emotionaly replied when asked how she feels about winning Miss America shortly after her coronation. Rounding out the Top 5 finalists were first runner-up Taryn Delanie Smith of New York, second runner-up Averie Bishop of Texas, third runner-up Elizabeth Lynch of West Virginia, and fourth runner-up Kelsey Hollis of Georgia. Elizabeth Hallal of Indiana and Heather Renner of Nevada completed th

Miss America 2023: Meet the 51 contestants

A total of 51 incredibly talented young women from across the country are now in Uncasville, Connecticut competing for Miss America 2023. One of them will succeed last year's winner Alaska's Emma Broyles and walk away with the highly coveted title on Thursday, December 15 at the Mohegan Sun's Earth Expo & Convention Center. Don't forget to vote for your favorite contestants. America’s Choice will automatically earn a spot in the finals and receive a $5,000 scholarship. Where to vote? Find the link here . Who will be the next Miss America? Meet the contestants: View this post on Instagram A post shared by Miss America (@missamerica) Miss Alabama - Lindsay Fincher Miss Alaska - Jessica Reisinger Miss Arizona - Melody Pierce Miss Arkansas - Ebony Mitchell Miss California - Catherine Liang Miss Colorado - Savannah Cavanaugh Miss Connecticut - Sylvana Gonzalez Miss Delaware - Grace Otley Miss District of Columbia - Alivia Roberts Miss Florid

Miss America 2023: Meet the panel of judges

The Miss America 2023 final competition night will take place this Thursday, December 15 at the Mohegan Sun Earth Expo & Convention Center in Uncasville, Connecticut. A total of 51 most talented young women from across America are vying for the coveted national title and over $500,000 in college scholarships. Last year's winner Emma Broyles of Alaska will crown her successor at the culmination of the event. Hosted by ESPN’s NFL Live and SEC Network’s SEC Nation host, Miss Florida 2012 and Miss America 2013 Top 15 Laura Rutledge, the forthcoming final show will stream live at 8 p.m ET at  and on the PageantsLive app on Roku, Samsung TV, and Apple TV. Visit the Miss America official website for more information on how to purchase tickets for the live show or get access to online streaming. Who will be crowned Miss America 2023? A distinguished panel of judges is tasked to select the next winner. Get to know the judges: Aparna Shewakramani - From her polarizing

Miss America 2023: Meet the preliminary nights' special awardees

Fifty-one of the country's most intelligent, confident, talented, and community-minded young women are currently vying for the Miss America 2023 title in Uncasville, Connecticut. Prior to the final night competition that will be held this Thursday, December 15 at the Mohegan Sun, two preliminary nights were held and four contestants bagged special awards. The first preliminary night was held on Monday, December 12. Miss Indiana, Elizabeth Hallal, earned the Talent award, and Miss Georgia, Kelsey Hollis, earned the Social Impact Pitch award. On the second preliminary night which was held on Tuesday, December 13, Miss Wisconsin, Grace Stanke, earned the Talent award, and Miss Iowa, Bailey Hodson, earned the Social Impact Pitch award. The Talent awardees each received a $2500 worth of scholarship provided by Kawai Pianos while the Social Impact Pitch awardees each received a £1500 worth of scholarship provided by Regalia Magnificent Apparel. Don't miss watching the final show live