2001 Miss America Pageant
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Miss America 2001: Miss Hawii, Angela Perez Baraquio
1st runner-up: Louisiana, Faith Jenkins
2nd runner-up: California, Rita Ng
3rd runner-up: Mississippi, Christy May
4th runner-up: Kentucky, Whitney Boyles
2001 Miss America Pageant Rest of Top 10
Miss New Jersey, Jill Horner
Miss Pennsylvania, Melissa Jeka
Miss Alabama, Jana Sanderson
Miss Michigan, Che’Vonne Burton
Miss Texas, Tara Watson
Miss America 2001 was Angela Perez Baraquio, Miss Hawaii.
The daughter of Filipino immigrants to the U.S., she is the first Asian winner. She was crowned by outgoing Miss America 2000, Heather French, of Kentucky.
During her reign, she traveled the country advocating her platform, “Character in the Classroom: Teaching Values, Valuing Teachers”.