Miss America 2011 Is Miss Nebraska

Miss America 2011 Is Miss Nebraska
Saturday, January 15, 2011 - 10:53pm

Teresa Scanlan was crowned the new Miss America tonight at the pageant in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Scanlan is from Scottsbluff, Nebraska and at 17 years old is the youngest Miss America crowned since the pageant's first competition in 1921. She gets a 50-thousand dollar scholarship and a year long run with the crown as the pageant celebrates its 90th anniversary.

Miss Arkansas, Alyse Eady, won 25-thousand dollars as the first runner-up. This year 53 women competed in swimsuit, evening gown, talent and interview portions

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