BIO: Miss America 2017 Savvy Shields
Education: University of Arkansas
National Platform Issue: Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals
(National Goodwill Ambassador)
Personal Platform Issue: Eat Better, Live Better
Talent: Jazz dance to “They Just Keep Moving The Line” from the American drama series, Smash
Savvy Shields’ Preliminary Award
During the second of three preliminary nights for the 2017 Miss America Pageant in Boardwalk Hall, Miss Arkansas, Savvy Shields, was named Wednesday night’s preliminary Talent winner for her jazz dance performance to the song “Just Keep Moving the Line” from the former TV show “Smash.” Savvy will receive a $2,000 scholarship.
Savvy Shields in the Evening Gown Competition:
Savvy wore a strapless black velvet gown with a plunging neckline.
Savvy Shields in the Talent Competition:
Savvy jazz danced to “Just Keep Moving the Line” from the former TV show “Smash.”
Savvy Shields during the On-Stage Question Segment:
Question: “What do you think of Hillary Rodham Clinton?” asked by judge Gabby Douglas. Savvy’s answer:
“If you’re trying to be leader of the free world, everything you do and say matters. … It’s hard to tell what is truth and what is truly scandal, but both of these candidates have done a great job.”