Tonight a new Miss America will be crowned! The Top 10 have already been determined based on three nights of preliminary competition, last Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The preliminary winners are below:
[Left to Right: Miss Oklahoma, Miss Texas, Miss Nebraska, Miss Hawaii, Miss Pennsylvania and Miss California.]
Prelim Night One:
Miss Oklahoma, Lauren Neilson won Swimsuit; Miss Texas, Shilah Phillips won Talent by singing Whiitney Houston’s “I believe in you and me.” CLICK HERE for a Miss America Press Release.
Prelim Night Two:
Miss Nebraska, Molly McGrath won Swimsuit and with a Tahitian dance, Miss Hawaii, Pilialoha Gaison won Talent. CLICK HERE for a Miss America Press Release.
Prelim Night Three:
Miss Pennsylvania Emily Wills won Swimsuit; Miss California, Jacquelynne Fontaine captured the Talent award with the operatic aria "Vissi d'arte" from Tosca. CLICK HERE for a Miss America Press Release.
*All photos were copied from the Miss America Competition Website