Miss America 2009 – Katie Stam

This year the adorable 22-year-old Katie Stam of Seymour,Indiana crowned as Miss America 2009 in Las Vegas.

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The stunning Midwestern girl who triumphed over the other 51 beauty queens dying for the title to land at the top of the heap is a student at the University of Indianapolis. Her ambition is to earn her bachelor’s degree in Communication in electronic media and hoping to become a television news anchor and reporter.

Despite of a throat infection and laryngitis throughout the week, she still sang her rendition of “Via Dolorosa” during the talent round.

Along with the title of Miss America 2009, Katie won a $50,000 scholarship to continue her education.  A bright future awaits this young and pretty lady.

Here are the Ms. America 2009 contestants in their swimsuits

Here is the Ms. America 2009 Opening Ceremony