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