Miss America


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Miss America

annually selected most beautiful young woman in America. [Am. Hist.: Allen, 56–57]

Miss America

winner of beauty contest; femininity high among virtues desired. [Am. Hist.: Payton, 445]

Miss America

annual beauty contest features wholesome contestants. [Am. Hist.: Allen, 56–57]
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-- Miss America is leaving Atlantic City for the second time, trading one casino town for another in a move that caps a whirlwind of change at the nearly century-old pageant.
(AP) -- A lawsuit claiming "an illegal and bad-faith takeover" of the Miss America Organization was withdrawn Monday for financial reasons, with the pageant responding it proves the "meritless and misguided nature" of the case.The lawsuit had been brought by former board member Jennifer Vaden Barth, who is also a former Miss North Carolina, and several state pageant organizations.
I was once in a Miss America preliminary pageant in my state, and I loved the contest and the other girls, and it was fun all around.
Summary: Today in History: September 17, 1983: Vanessa becomes first black Miss America
Miss New York Nia Imani Franklin was crowned Miss America 2019 on Sunday night at Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Cara Mund of North Dakota ended her run by handing over the title of the pageant to Franklin.
SO the Miss America beauty competition has announced it is no longer going to judge contestants on their looks.
SO the organisers of the Miss America beauty competition have announced it is no longer going to judge contestants on their beauty.
Summary: New York [US], June 6 (ANI): The Miss America Organisation has decided it will no longer judge contestants by their looks.
Miss America will represent a new generation of female leaders focused on scholarship, social impact, talent, and empowerment."
So, extinguish your bra angry feminists, the Miss America Organisation, yesterday announced they have dropped the swimsuit section.
That's when Yashar Ali of HuffPost broke the news that Sam Haskell, the chief executive of the Miss America Organization, wrote an email laughing along as Lewis Friedman, the televised pageant's head writer, referred to former crown-holders in the crudest, most derogatory, term for a woman's anatomy.
Glen Rock, PA, September 23, 2017 --(PR.com)-- Topflight Corporation is proud to have supported ProfilePRO[TM] in the production of all labeling for the Cloud 10 Customized Hair Care line of products, custom-made for each of the contestants in the 2018 Miss America's Outstanding Teen pageant, held in Orlando, FL, July 25-29, 2017.