Miss America 2013

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Miss America 2013
Date January 12, 2013
Presenters Chris Harrison, Brooke Burke-Charvet[1]
Venue PH Live, Paradise, Nevada
Broadcaster ABC
Entrants 53
Winner Mallory Hagan
New York New York

Miss America 2013, the 86th Miss America pageant, was held at the PH Live on the Las Vegas Strip in Paradise, Nevada on January 12, 2013. It was the last one to take place in Las Vegas.[2] "America's Choice" winner, Alexis Wineman (Miss Montana 2012) was the pageant's first Autistic contestant.[3][4] The 2013 winner Mallory Hagan (Miss New York 2012) was crowned by Miss America 2012 Laura Kaeppeler.[5] Hagan served for only nine months as the pageant moved back to its former broadcast slot in September 2014.[2][6]

Results[edit]

Placements[edit]

Final results Contestant
Miss America 2013
1st runner-up
2nd runner-up
3rd runner-up
4th runner-up
  • Iowa Iowa - Mariah Cary
Top 10
Top 12
Top 16

* - America's Choice

** - Saved by judges to compete in final competition.

Awards[edit]

Preliminary awards[edit]

Awards Contestant
Lifestyle & Fitness
Talent

Quality of Life award[edit]

Results Contestant
Winner
1st runner-up
2nd runner-up
Semi-finalists

Other awards[edit]

Awards Contestant
America's Choice
Fourpoints Award
Miracle Maker Award
Non-finalist Talent
Non-finalist Interview
Miss Congeniality
Duke of Edinburgh Awards

Judges[edit]

The seven judges for the competition were:[7]

Contestants[edit]

State Name Hometown Age Talent Placement Awards Notes
Alabama Alabama Anna Laura Bryan[8] Decatur 23 Vocal Top 12
Alaska Alaska Debbe Ebben[9] Chugiak 23 Piano
Arizona Arizona Piper Stoeckel[10] Prescott 23 Dance
Arkansas Arkansas Sloane Roberts[11] Rison 19 Tap Dance Miss Arkansas's Outstanding Teen 2008 and 2nd runner-up and Preliminary Talent Award and Evening Gown Award at Miss America's Outstanding Teen 2009
California California Leah Cecil[12] Garden Grove 22 Classical Harp Contestant at National Sweetheart 2011
Colorado Colorado Hannah Porter[13] Denver 24 Tap Dance Top 10 at National Sweetheart 2011
Connecticut Connecticut Emily Audibert[14] Wolcott 21 Lyrical Dance
Delaware Delaware Alyssa Murray Selbyville 20 Jazz Dance Delaware's Junior Miss 2010
Washington, D.C. District of Columbia Allyn Rose Washington, D.C. 24 Artistic Roller Skating Miss Maryland USA 2011 and Top 8 at Miss USA 2011
Florida Florida Laura McKeeman[15] St. Petersburg 24 Ballet en Pointe Top 16 Miss Suncoast 2010, Miss St. Petersburg 2011, Miss Pinellas County 2012, Fox Sports College Football & Tampa Bay Rays Sideline Reporter
Georgia (U.S. state) Georgia Leighton Jordan[16] Suwanee 20 Ballet en Pointe
Hawaii Hawaii Skyler Kamaka[17] Kaneohe 21 Hula
Idaho Idaho Whitney Wood Idaho Falls 19 Piano
Illinois Illinois Megan Ervin[18] Rushville 23 Contemporary Dance Top 10 Contestant at National Sweetheart 2011
Indiana Indiana MerrieBeth Cox Roselle, IL 22 Baton Twirling Top 12 Miss Illinois's Outstanding Teen 2007, Purdue University's Golden Girl
Iowa Iowa Mariah Cary Muscatine 20 Tap Dance 4th runner-up Little Miss Iowa, Junior Miss Iowa
Kansas Kansas Sloane Lewis Norwich 21 Piano
Kentucky Kentucky Jessica Casebolt[19] Pikeville 20 Vocal Top 16
Louisiana Louisiana Lauren Vizza Shreveport 22 Dance
Maine Maine Molly Bouchard Caribou 21 Classical Vocal Maine's Junior Miss 2008
Maryland Maryland Joanna Guy[20] Swanton 21 Vocal Top 10 Miss Maryland's Outstanding Teen 2008 and 3rd runner-up and Preliminary Sportswear Award and Academic Life Award at Miss America's Outstanding Teen 2009
Massachusetts Massachusetts Taylor Kinzler Lakeville 20 Vocal Miss Massachusetts's Outstanding Teen 2008, Contestant at National Sweetheart 2010
Michigan Michigan Angela Venditti Shelby Township 24 Tap Dance
Minnesota Minnesota Siri Freeh Lake Park 23 Lyrical Dance
Mississippi Mississippi Marie Wicks[21] Ocean Springs 23 Piano
Missouri Missouri Tippe Emmott[22] Branson 22 Ballet en Pointe 1st runner-up at National Sweetheart 2011
Montana Montana Alexis Wineman Cut Bank 18 Comedic Monologue Top 16 First contestant diagnosed with autism[23]
Nebraska Nebraska Mariah Cook Chadron 23 Piano
Nevada Nevada Randi Sundquist[24] Elko 23 Contemporary Jazz
New Hampshire New Hampshire Megan Lyman[25] Gilford 21 Tap Dance Miss New Hampshire's Outstanding Teen 2008, Contestant at National Sweetheart 2010
New Jersey New Jersey Lindsey Petrosh Egg Harbor City 23 Vocal Miss New Jersey's Outstanding Teen 2006
New Mexico New Mexico Candice Bennatt Reidoso 23 Contemporary Jazz Miss Louisiana USA 2015
New York New York Mallory Hagan[26] Brooklyn 24 Tap Dance Miss America 2013
North Carolina North Carolina Arlie Honeycutt Garner 20 Vocal
North Dakota North Dakota Rosie Sauvageau Fargo 24 Vocal and Piano
Ohio Ohio Elissa McCracken[27] Ada 21 Piano
Oklahoma Oklahoma Alicia Clifton[28] Oklahoma City 21 Tap Dance 2nd runner-up Miss Oklahoma's Outstanding Teen 2008 and Top 10 at Miss America's Outstanding Teen 2009
Oregon Oregon Nichole Mead[29] Newport 24 Contemporary Dance Contestant at National Sweetheart 2011
Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Jordyn Colao Millcreek Township 22 Tap Dance
Puerto Rico Puerto Rico Kiaraliz Medina Moca 20 Flamenco Dancing
Rhode Island Rhode Island Kelsey Fournier Pawtucket 23 Jazz Dance Cheerleader for the New England Patriots
South Carolina South Carolina Ali Rogers[30] Laurens 20 Piano 1st runner-up Miss South Carolina's Outstanding Teen 2009 and Top 10 at Miss America's Outstanding Teen 2010
South Dakota South Dakota Calista Kirby Brookings 24 Tumbling Contestant at National Sweetheart 2011
Tennessee Tennessee Chandler Lawson Chattanooga 22 Vocal Top 10 Tennessee's Junior Miss 2008, Contestant at National Sweetheart 2011
Texas Texas DaNae Couch[31] Coppell 24 Twirling Top 10
Utah Utah Kara Arnold Bountiful 22 Piano Top 16 Miss Davis County 2012
Vermont Vermont Chelsea Ingram St. Johnsbury 23 Opera
United States Virgin Islands Virgin Islands Aniska Tonge[32] Saint Thomas 21 Vocal
Virginia Virginia Rosemary Willis[33] Chesapeake 22 Vocal
Washington (state) Washington Mandy Schendel[34] Newcastle 22 Vocal Top 10 Miss Washington Teen USA 2008
West Virginia West Virginia Kaitlin Gates Bridgeport 20 Vocal Miss West Virginia's Outstanding Teen 2006
Wisconsin Wisconsin Kathryn Bess Gorman[35] Onalaska 23 Vocal
Wyoming Wyoming Lexie Madden Torrington 21 Piano 3rd runner-up Wyoming's Junior Miss 2009

Replacements[edit]

  • Miss Oregon - Nichole Mead was originally the first runner-up but later was crowned Miss Oregon 2012 to replace the original winner Rachel Berry, who resigned due to concerns over length of residency.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ABC faves will host '2013 Miss America Competition'". USA Today. October 3, 2012. Retrieved October 3, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b Miss America Mallory Hagan in D.C.: Making most of short tenure
  3. ^ "Miss America firsts: Nina Davuluri, Vanessa Williams and more". The Washington Post. Retrieved September 22, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Alexis Wineman, Miss Montana, First Miss America Contestant Diagnosed With Autism". ABC News. Retrieved January 12, 2013. 
  5. ^ "NY woman crowned Miss America". 3 News NZ. January 14, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Miss America to air from Atlantic City on Sept. 15". www.usnews.com. 2013-03-20. Retrieved 2013-03-20. 
  7. ^ "Miss America: Press Releases: 2013 Miss America National Judges Announcement". Miss America Organization. December 12, 2012. Retrieved 2013-06-22. 
  8. ^ "Anna Laura Bryan is Miss Alabama 2012". AL.com. June 9, 2012. 
  9. ^ "Debbe Eben Crowned Miss Alaska 2012". Beauty Pageant News. Retrieved June 17, 2012. 
  10. ^ "Piper Stoeckel Crowned Miss Arizona 2012". Beauty Pageant News. Retrieved December 27, 2012. 
  11. ^ "Meet Miss Arkansas 2012 Sloane Roberts". Beauty Pageant News. Retrieved December 27, 2012. 
  12. ^ "Miss California 2012, Leah Cecil". Beauty Pageant News. Retrieved December 27, 2012. 
  13. ^ "Hannah Porter Crowned Miss Colorado 2012". Beauty Pageant News. Retrieved December 27, 2012. 
  14. ^ "Emily Audibert crowned Miss Connecticut 2012". Beauty Pageant News. July 7, 2012. 
  15. ^ "Laura McKeeman Crowned Miss Florida 2012". Beauty Pageant News. Retrieved December 27, 2012. 
  16. ^ "Leighton Jordan Crowned Miss Georgia 2012". Beauty Pageant News. June 24, 2012. 
  17. ^ "Road to Miss America 2013 : Miss Hawaii". Global Beauties. June 10, 2012. 
  18. ^ "Miss Illinois 2012, Megan Ervin". Beauty Pageant News. July 1, 2012. 
  19. ^ "Miss Kentucky 2012, Jessica Casebolt". Beauty Pageant News. July 14, 2012. 
  20. ^ "Joanna Guy Crowned Miss Maryland 2012". Beauty Pageant News. June 24, 2012. 
  21. ^ "Miss Mississippi 2012 is Marie Wicks". Beauty Pageant News. July 1, 2012. 
  22. ^ "Tippe Emmott crowned Miss Missouri 2012". Mexico Ledger. June 11, 2012. 
  23. ^ Adams, Rebecca (January 10, 2013). "See Miss America Pageant's First Contestant With Autism". Huffington Post. 
  24. ^ "Miss Nevada 2012, Randi Sundquist". Beauty Pageant News. July 3, 2012. 
  25. ^ "Road to Miss America 2013 : meet Miss New Hampshire". Global Beauties. April 29, 2012. 
  26. ^ "Mallory Hagan Crowned Miss New York 2012". Beauty Pageant News. June 17, 2012. Retrieved June 17, 2012. 
  27. ^ "McCracken Crowned Miss Ohio 2012". Beauty Pageant News. Retrieved June 24, 2012. 
  28. ^ "Road to Miss America 2013 : Miss Oklahoma crowned". Global Beauties. June 10, 2012. 
  29. ^ "Nichole Mead is the new Miss Oregon 2012". Beauty Pageant News. Retrieved July 27, 2012. 
  30. ^ "Ali Rogers Crowned Miss South Carolina 2012". Beauty Pageant News. July 17, 2012. 
  31. ^ "Miss Texas 2012 is Danae Couch". Beauty Pageant News. Retrieved July 27, 2012. 
  32. ^ "Aniska Tonge Crowned Miss Virgin Islands 2012". Beauty Pageant News. August 12, 2012. 
  33. ^ "Miss Virginia 2012 is Rosemary Willis". Beauty Pageant News. June 30, 2012. 
  34. ^ "Mandy Schendel Crowned Miss Washington 2012". Beauty Pageant News. July 8, 2012. 
  35. ^ "Kate Gorman Crowned Miss Wisconsin 2012". Beauty Pageant News. June 17, 2012. 

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