The second night of the Miss America Preliminaries are in the books. Congratulations to Miss Arkansas and Miss Maryland for their big prelim wins!

Miss Arkansas, Savvy Shields, won a $2,000 scholarship by taking the Talent portion of the preliminaries. Shields performed a jazz dance routine.

Shore News Today reports that Miss Maryland, Hannah Brewer, was the Lifestyle and Fitness winner and will receive a $1,000 scholarship.

Congratulations to Miss Miss Tennessee, Grace Burgess and Miss District of Columbia, Cierra Jackson. Burgers was Tuesday night's winner of the talent competition. She won a $2,000 scholarship by singing Desperado. Miss DC takes home a $1,000 scholarship by winning the Lifestyle and Fitness portion of the competition.

And a huge congratulations to our own Miss New Jersey, Brenna Weick for winning the bronze Duke of Edinburgh Award! According to Wikipedia, "this award recognizes adolescents and young adults for completing a series of self-improvement exercises".


Listen for live coverage of the Show Us Your Shoes Parade this Saturday starting around 5 PM Saturday on WPG Talk Radio 104.1FM, 1450AM, and at

The 96th Annual Miss America Pageant is set for Sunday, September 11th at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City.

Source: Shore News Today, Wikipedia

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