Las Vegas, Nevada – January 9, 2012 – Miss Maryland, Joanna Guy was named Wednesday night’s preliminary Talent winner for her vocal performance “I Dreamed A Dream,” during the second night of the 2013 Miss America Competition at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. Joanna will receive a $2,000 Amway scholarship.
Also in the spotlight was Miss Illinois, Megan Ervin who was the preliminary Lifestyle and Fitness winner in a Catalina swimsuit. Megan will receive a $1,000 Amway scholarship.
As the world’s largest provider of scholarship assistance for young women and one of the nation’s leading achievement programs, the Miss America Organization last year made available more than $45 million in scholarship assistance. The Miss America Organization provides young women with a vehicle to further their personal and professional goals and instills a spirit of community service through a variety of nationwide community-based programs.
The Children’s Miracle Maker Awards were also a special highlight of the evening. This year’s Miracle Maker Award recipients included the Miss Alabama Organization and the Miss Connecticut Organization.
The Miss America contestant who raised the most funds was Miss South Carolina 2012 Ali Rogers. We applaud your outstanding efforts and thank you for your wonderful contributions.
- Additional information about the Miss America Organization can be found at www.MissAmerica.org
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Miss Maryland and Miss Illinois won the second night of preliminary competition at the 2013 Miss America Pageant.
Press Contact: Sharon Pearce – Sharon@missamerica.org
Countdown to the 2013 Miss America Competition on ABC — January 12, 2013 @ 9 p.m. ET!
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The Miss America Organization is one of the nation’s leading achievement programs and the world’s largest provider of scholarship assistance for young women. Last year, the Miss America Organization and its state and local organizations made available more than $45 million in cash and scholarship assistance. Website: www.missamerica.org
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