Teresa Scanlan, Miss Nebraska 2011 is crowned Miss America 2011 during the Miss America pageant, Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011 in Las Vegas.
More info about Teresa Scanlan
Scottsbluff High School
Platform Issue: Eating Disorders: A Generation at Risk
Scholastic Honors: To attend law school
Career Ambition: To become a judge and eventually a politician
Local Competition Sponsor: Miss Southeast Nebraska Scholarship Program
Teresa Scanlan won a $50,000 scholarship and a yearlong run with the crown at the competition at the Planet Hollywood casino-resort in Las Vegas, giving the Cornhusker State its first-ever win at the pageant.