• RnB Staff

Miss America 2017


Miss America was held Sunday, September 11, 2016, in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Miss Arkansas, Savvy Sheilds , defeated the other 51 contestants. The first runner up was Miss South Carolina, Rachel Wyatt, and the second runner up was Miss New York, Camille Sims. Miss Washington, Alicia Cooper, placed third.

The winner, Savvy Sheilds, is an art major, and she hopes to work in a museum and teach at the collegiate level. Her personal perspective is to eat better in order to live better. Miss Arkansas performed a jazz dance to the song “They Just Keep Moving the Line.” For winning the 2017 Miss America pageant, she was awarded a 50,000 college scholarship.

Research for this article was taken from: foxnew.com, entertainmentweekly.com