Katie Stam, who is a student in Indiana has won the Miss America 2009 beauty pageant. This years grand finale consisted of Denim Clad beauties which is totally different from how the event has been happening in the past.
This year the even for markedly informal and the theme was to basically let your hair down and have a good time. The venue for the ceremony was in Las Vegas, in the world famous Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino.
More on Katie Stam, her bio and wiki – She is a 22 years old communications major at the University in Indianapolis.
You might find it interesting to know that this event – beauty contest – has been happening for 88 years now and it was air on TLC. The different thing this year was that top 4 finalists were singled out by votes from viewers. The MC was played by Mario Lopez.
Last years queen was Kirsten Haglund from Michigan and she crowned this years winner. In addition to the fancy crown, Katie also won a 50,000 dollars scholarship plus many more sponsorships and deals to come her way now.