The newly crowned Miss America made history by becoming both the first Alaskan and the first Korean-American to wear the crown in the century-old history of the competition. A beaming Emma Broyles said that never in her wildest dream did she imagine that she would be crowned.
She has been conferred the title at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, Connecticut. Miss Alabama, Lauren Bradford was the first runner-up and Miss Massachusetts Elizabeth Pierre was the second runner-up.
Broyles won over the judges’ panel with an impressive answer in the challenge round. The finalists had to describe their reactions in a real-life situation.
50 women were in line for the 2022 title. Camille Schrier, the last winner of the title, gave the crown to Broyles. She will get a 6-figure salary and $100,000 as a scholarship fund.
Miss America Was Hosted And Judged By Former Winners Of The Contest
10 finalists contested in the final talent part of Miss America. They showed their impressive talent on stage and the judges narrowed the field to 5 contestants. They had moved on to the final interview part of the competition and spoke frankly about the social impact enterprises they had undertaken.
The event was co-hosted by Ericka Dunlap and Nina Davuluri, forever Miss Americas. The panelists featured Heather F. Henry, Debbye T. Bell, and Katie S. Irk.
The Board Chair of the Miss America Board Organization, Shantel Krebs, and also the CEO, said that this year the focus was on celebrating and honoring the heritage of Miss America as an Organization.
She said that the organization was honored and excited that the Forever Miss Americas had been gracious enough to host and be members of the judging panel. She said that they were truly in a position to judge and understand the effort they had put in