The beauty queen won a $20,000 scholarship. She was also the recipient of the Preliminary Talent Award Friday night.
Lane sang “Defying Gravity” from the Broadway musical “Wicked” in a floor-length green dress reminiscent of Elphaba. "Representing my hometown of Chesterfield has made this year truly unforgettable. The Miss America Organization has allowed me to understand that sometimes your personal role models are older and sometimes they are younger." said the beauty queen
She is a student at the University of Virginia studying foreign affairs and Arabic. She has a background in dance, having previously trained with the Radio City Rockettes Summer Intensive, and is currently a vocal student.
Savannah Lane was crowned Miss Virginia 2015 by Miss Virginia 2014 Courtney Garrett
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