Ashley Melnick

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Ashley Melnick
Beauty pageant titleholder
Born Ashley Lauren Melnick
(1989-06-07) June 7, 1989 (age 27)
Fort Worth, Texas, U.S.
Hair color Brown
Title(s) Miss Southlake 2008
Miss Grapevine 2009
Miss Fort Worth 2010
Miss Texas 2010
Miss America 2011 (Top 12)

Ashley Lauren Melnick (born June 7, 1989) is an American beauty pageant titleholder who won the title of Miss Texas 2010. She competed in the Miss America 2011 Pageant on January 15, 2011, in Las Vegas, Nevada, placing in the Top 12.[1] She competed at the pageant as Miss Fort Worth, and it was her third try for the title.[2] She also won the Preliminary Talent and Preliminary Physical Fitness awards. Her platform is “The Voice of Autism” which she chose because her older brother is autistic. Her goal is to educate others both on autism and the needs of those who are autistic.[3] She is a senior at Texas Christian University with a major in broadcast journalism and a minor in political science. Her career goals are to become both a news broadcaster and a recording artist.[4]


  1. ^ "2011 Miss America Pageant Returns to Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas!". Miss America Organization. July 22, 2010. Retrieved July 25, 2010. 
  2. ^ McFarland, Susan (July 3, 2010). "Miss Fort Worth is crowned the 75th Miss Texas". Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Retrieved August 30, 2010. 
  3. ^ "Former Miss Southlake Ashley Melnick Wins Miss Texas 2010". Our Great City: Southlake. Archived from the original on 21 July 2010. Retrieved August 30, 2010. 
  4. ^ "Meet Miss Texas". Miss Texas Organization. Archived from the original on 24 August 2010. Retrieved August 30, 2010. 

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Preceded by
Kristen Blair
Miss Texas
Succeeded by
Kendall Morris