Very beautiful, Teresa Scanlan won the title of Miss America 2011 on Saturday night at Las Vegas’ Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. The 17-year old from Gering, Nebraska beat more than 53 talented women across the United States for The 90th annual Miss America Pageant.
Talking about Miss America 2011 gown, she was looking super gorgeous in a one shoulder flowy white gown with crystal embellishment. With side-swept light blonde hair, big earrings and red lips shade, she was looking nothing less than WOW.
Miss America 2011, Teresa Scanlan who is a graduate from Scottsbluff High School, won a $50,000 scholarship. According to Miss America website, this teen beauty wants to attend law school and become a judge and eventually a politician.
Teresa Scanlan won judges over with her “White Water Chopsticks” on piano in talent portion of competition and talked about wanting to create awareness for eating disorders.
She said during the competition “We simply can’t afford to let this issue go on because millions of girls and boys are out there dying form eating disorders. You can be this successful and you don’t have to hurt yourself, you don’t have to go to extremes. I never passed up a cookie on my journey here.”
All talented contestants were questioned about topics including health care and Wikileaks website. First runner-up at the event was Miss Arkansas Alyse Eady who earned a $25,000 scholarship and second runner-up Miss Hawaii Jalee Fuselier won a $20,000 scholarship.