Miss Pennsylvania and Miss Maryland Win Preliminary Awards on Thursday, September 11th, in Patriotic Tribute at
The 2015 Miss America pageant Competition
Miss America Katie Harman and former Miss Mississippi Mary Donnelly-Haskell Perform a Patriotic Tribute to Honor the Victims of September 11th.
The final night of the 2015 Miss America Preliminary Competitions began with a special patriotic tribute in honor of the 13th Anniversary of September 11th. Miss America 2002 Katie Harman, who was crowned in September 2001 in Atlantic City, and Mary Haskell, former Miss Mississippi performed an emotional tribute in remembrance of those who lost their lives.
This captivating performance reminded all of the importance of unity and compassion.
Miss Pennsylvania Amanda Fallon Smith was named Thursday night’s preliminary talent winner for her vocal performance to the song “Wishing You Were Somehow Here Again” from the musical Phantom of the Opera in Boardwalk Hall. Amanda will receive a $2,000 scholarship.
Also capturing the spotlight was Miss Maryland Jade Kenny who was the preliminary Lifestyle and Fitness winner in a two-piece, pink Catalina swimsuit. Jade will receive a $1,000 scholarship.