Miss America

Katie Schreckengast is Miss Pennsylvania 2017

Katie Schreckengast was crowned Miss Pennsylvania 2017. She will have the opportunity to represent her state at the Miss America Competition in Atlantic City, New Jersey on Sunday, September 10, 2017. The event will be broadcast by the American Broadcasting Company (ABC). Miss America 2017 and Miss Arkansas 2016, Savvy Shields, will officially crown her successor.


The Miss Pennsylvania competition is the pageant that selects the representative for the state of Pennsylvania in the Miss America pageant. Pennsylvania, including early years' city representatives, has won the Miss America crown on 5 occasions.

Original held in Hershey, the pageant moved to West Chester where pageants were held during the 1950s. The pageant was held in Altoona from 1974. In 1994, Easton was chosen as the new venue of the pageant and the date was shifted from June to May. In November 2008, the pageant was moved to the Pittsburgharea.

Facts about Katie Schreckengast, Miss Pennsylvania 2017

Local Talent - Saxophone -"Listen"
Miss Pennsylvania Talent - Saxophone - "Listen"
Platform - "Building Families" 
Age - 20
High School - Palmyra High School (2014 Graduate)
College -  The Pennsylvania State University University (Junior)
College Major - Broadcast Journalism
Hometown - Palmyra, PA