2002 Miss America Pageant
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Miss America 2002: Miss Oregon, Katie Harman
1st runner-up: Massachusetts, Abbie Rabine
2nd runner-up: Tennessee, Stephanie Culberson
3rd runner-up: District of Columbia, Marshawn Evans
4th runner-up: New York, Andrea Plummer
Rest of Top 10
Miss Arkansas, Jessie Ward
Miss Florida, Kelly Gaudet
Miss Michigan, Stacey Essbaggers
Miss Utah, Jaclyn Hunt
Miss West Virginia, Danae DeMasi
Miss America 2002 was Katie Harman, Miss Oregon.
She was crowned by outgoing Miss America 2001, Angela Perez Baraquio, of Hawaii.
During the evening gown competition, she wore a simple, elegant black gown with a high-rise halter-style neckline accessorized with black high-heeled sandals. She wore her platinum blond hair styled in a sleek chignon pageant hairstyle.
Harmon was selected the week after the tragic terrorist attack on the Twin Towers in new York City on September 11, 2001.
During her reign, she traveled the country advocating her platform on “Breast Cancer Awareness.”
At the conclusion of her year, she crowned her successor, Miss America 2003, Erika Harold, Miss Illinois.
Katie is married to pilot Tim Ebner , a pilot with the Oregon Air National Guard, with whom she has a son and daughter.