Miss America 2001

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Miss America 2001
Date October 14, 2000
Presenters Donny Osmond
Marie Osmond
Venue Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey
Broadcaster ABC
Winner Angela Perez Baraquio
Flag of Hawaii.svg Hawaii

Miss America 2001, the 74th Miss America pageant, was broadcast from on the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey on Saturday, October 14, 2000 on ABC Network. This was the first time that the pageant took place outside its traditional month of September. It was moved to October because the 2000 Summer Olympics were held in September.




Final resultsContestant
Miss America 2001
1st runner-up
2nd runner-up
3rd runner-up
4th runner-up
Top 10


Preliminary awards

Lifestyle and Fitness

Quality of Life awards

Winner Illiteracy Prevention/Eradication
1st runner-up
  • Flag of Iowa.svg Iowa - Theresa Uchytil
Overcoming Disabilities
2nd runner-upEnvironmental Education

Non-finalist awards



Alabama Jana Sanderson Birmingham 21VocalTop 10
Alaska Audrey Solomon Anchorage 21Classical ViolinNon-finalist Talent
Arizona Kristen Vatt Mesa 20Character Dance
Arkansas Sara Harris Forrest City 20Vocal
California Rita Ng Tracy 22Classical Piano2nd runner-upPreliminary Talent
Colorado Anamarie Bonafede Loveland 22Ballet
Connecticut Renelle Richardson Branford 18Tap Dance
Delaware Junnie Cross Dover 20VocalPreliminary Talent, Non-finalist Talent
District of Columbia Rashida Jolley Washington, D.C. 20Harp
Florida Candace Rodatz Orange Park 24Baton
Georgia Pamela Kennedy LaGrange 23Vocal
Hawaii Angela Perez Baraquio Honolulu 24Hula - set to the song "Come Follow Me, I Am Hawaii" by Cathy Foy, a mashup of "Hawaii" (from the film Hawaii ) and "Follow Me" (from the film Mutiny on the Bounty ) [1] WinnerPreliminary Swimsuit
Idaho Christina Tiel Nampa 21Classical Vocal
Illinois Jennifer Powers Andover 21Classical VocalPreliminary Talent, Non-finalist Talent
Indiana Betsy Bobel Peru 23GymnasticsSister of Miss Indiana USA 2006 Bridget Bobel
Iowa Theresa Uchytil Urbandale 24BatonQuality of Life 1st runner-up
Kansas Amy Shaw Derby 22Classical Piano
Kentucky Whitney Boyles Louisville 22Vocal4th runner-upPreliminary Swimsuit
Louisiana Faith Jenkins Shreveport 23Vocal1st runner-upPreliminary Swimsuit, Preliminary Talent, Quality of Life
Maine Renee Belanger Washburn 22Jazz Dance
Maryland Sonia Amir Beltsville 24Classical Piano
Massachusetts Michelle Neves New Bedford 23Vocal Miss Massachusetts Teen USA 1994
Michigan Che'Vonne Burton Livonia 22Jazz DanceTop 10 Miss Michigan Teen USA 1997
Minnesota Katherine Hill Wayzata 23Vocal
Mississippi Christy May Pontotoc 24Piano3rd runner-upPreliminary Swimsuit
Missouri Arron Wendel Lawson 23Modern Dance
Montana Jana Jo LaBree Ekalaka 24Gospel Vocal
Nebraska Jill Pennington Omaha 23VocalNon-finalist Talent, Non-finalist Interview
Nevada Tiffanie Story Reno 19VocalNon-finalist Talent
New Hampshire Lauren Meehan Nashua 19Vocal
New Jersey Jill Horner Gloucester 21VocalTop 10Quality of Life 2nd runner-up
New Mexico Martha Cobb Roswell 21Tap Dance
New York Kelly Falgiano Lancaster 21Classical Piano
North Carolina Lorna McNeill Lumberton 24VocalNon-finalist Talent
North Dakota Carrie Haberstroh Lisbon 21Classical Piano
Ohio Stephanie Meisberger Hopewell 22Vocal
Oklahoma Krstin Steveson Broken Arrow 23Classical VocalNon-finalist Talent
Oregon Angela Brink Roseburg 22Ballet
Pennsylvania Melissa Jeka Warminster 23BalletTop 10
Rhode Island Jennifer St Laurent Warwick 24Vocal
South Carolina Heather Hudson Lexington 22Classical VocalNon-finalist Talent
South Dakota Nicole Nigg Sisseton 24Vocal
Tennessee Beth Hood Cleveland 21VocalNon-finalist Talent Miss Tennessee USA 2003 and 4th runner-up at Miss USA 2003
Texas Tara Watson Lufkin 22VocalTop 10
Utah Jami Palmer Tremonton 20Classical PianoNon-finalist Talent
Vermont Hannah Nelson Ryegate 24Vocal
Virginia Jacqueline Cook Colonial Heights 24Dance
Washington Semmelle Ford Tacoma 19Classical Vocal
West Virginia Jodi Clark Moundsville 22Ballet en Pointe
Wisconsin Joya Zamora Kenosha 23VocalNon-finalist Talent
Wyoming Kimberly Wilkerson Gillette 24Vocal

1 Age as of September 2000

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