1994 Miss America Pageant
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1994 Miss America Pageant Results
Miss America 1994: Kimberly Clarice Aiken, Miss South Carolina
1st runner-up: Kara Kim Martin, Miss Georgia
2nd runner-up: Titilayo Rachel Adedokun, Miss Ohio
3rd runner-up: Elizabeth Jeanne Simmons, Miss Oregon
4th runner-up: Nancy Glisson, Miss Virginia
1994 Miss America Pageant Rest of Top 10
Miss Alabama: Kalyn Chapman
Miss Arkansas: Nicole Bethmann
Miss Hawaii: Kanoe Aberegg
Miss New Jersey: Michele Sexton
Miss Wisconsin: Tania Elizabeth Zeigler
Kimberly Aiken, Miss South Carolina was crowned Miss America 1994 in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
She was crowned by outgoing Miss America 1993, Leanza Cornett of Florida.
Kimberly sang “Summertime” from the opera “Porgy and Bess” in the talent competition and won the preliminary swimsuit competition. In the evening gown competition, she wore a stunning, form-fitting black gown with sheer chiffon fitted sleeves and with her hair in an upswept hairstyle.
Regis Philbin and Kathie Lee Gifford were the pageant’s co-hosts.
At the conclusion of her reign, she crowned her successor, Miss America 1995, Heather Whitestone, Miss Alabama.