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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

Mister Supranational United States 2022 is Keith Williams

New Jersey representative, Keith Williams, was named Mister Supranational United States 2022 at Alex Theatre in Glendale, California on Saturday, May 28. The 31-year-old photographer based in Los Angeles bested 19 other gentlemen to win his national title. He succeeds last year's titleholder, Felix Ray Martin II. "I never once thought about competing in a male pageant before so I can't begin to express how much of an amazing experience this has truly been for me," he shared on social media after the competition. "I'm extremely grateful to have been selected to be a part of this and to have the opportunity to inspire others. The entire team behind the pageant was amazing to work with," he added. Colorado's Elijah Van Zanten was the first runner-up while California's Jesse Pattison was the second runner-up. The representatives of Hawaii, Anthony Borengasser, and Washington, Serghei Boldesco, were the third and fourth runners-up, respectively. Forme

Miss World 2021: Beauty With A Purpose Top 6 announced

The Miss World Organization has officially announced the Top 6 contestants of the Miss World 2021 Beauty With A Purpose, the core of the pageant. They are from  England , Rehema Muthamia, India , Manasa Varanasi, Kenya , Sharon Obara, Philippines , Tracy Perez, South Africa , Shudufhadzo Musida, and the United States , Shree Saini. The selected contestants will now automatically advance to the Miss World 2021 semi-finals and their Beauty With A Purpose projects in their own countries will also receive support from the MWO. Here are the Top 6 and their Beauty With A Purpose videos from the official Miss World YouTube channel: Don't miss watching the 70th Miss World final competition live this Thursday, December 16 from the José Miguel Agrelot Coliseum in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Source: Miss World