She won a $50,000 scholarship along with her title. The 1st runner-up was Miss Mississippi, Hannah Roberts, who earned a $25,000 scholarship. Her talent was classical violin. The 2nd runner up was Miss Colorado, Kelley Johnson, who performed an original monologue and won a $20,000.
Miss America 2016 Press Conference
Danica McKellar, Zendaya and Miss America 2016 Betty Cantrell speak during the 2016 Miss America Competition press conference at Boardwalk Hall Arena on September 13, 2015 in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
Vanessa Williams, CEO of the Miss America Organization, Betty Cantrell
The new Miss America strikes a pose with her crown
Miss Alabama, Meg McGuffin, Miss Louisiana, April Nelson, Miss America 2016, Betty Cantrell, Miss Mississippi, Hannah Roberts, Miss Colorado, Kelley Johnson
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