Colleen Kay Hutchins
|Colleen Kay Hutchins|
|Born||May 23, 1926|
|Died||March 24, 2010
Newport Beach, California
|Alma mater||Brigham Young University|
|Title||Miss America 1952|
|Successor||Neva Jane Langley|
|Children||4, including Kiki and Tauna|
|Relatives||Mel Hutchins (brother)
Coco Vandeweghe (granddaughter)
Colleen Kay Hutchins (May 23, 1926 – March 24, 2010) was Miss America 1952.
She was crowned as Brigham Young University Homecoming Queen in 1947. In September 1951, she was crowned as Miss America, the first Miss Utah to win the pageant. Hutchins was a native of Arcadia, California. She was the sister of basketball player Mel Hutchins, the mother of former NBA player Kiki Vandeweghe and Olympic swimmer Tauna Vandeweghe, and the grandmother of professional tennis player Coco Vandeweghe.
- "PASSINGS: Colleen Kay Hutchins, Ira Skutch". Los Angeles Times. 25 March 2010. p. AA7.
- "Miss America : 1952". Miss America Organization. Archived from the original on 5 June 2008.
- Garr, Arnold K., Donald Q. Cannon and Richard O. Cowan ed., Encyclopedia of Latter-day Saint History, p. 526
|Awards and achievements|
Neva Jane Langley
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