Teresa Scanlan, Miss Nebraska 2011 is crowned Miss America 2011 during the Miss America pageant, Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011 in Las Vegas.

Teresa Scanlan


More info about Teresa Scanlan

Age: 17

Education:
Scottsbluff High School

Platform Issue: Eating Disorders: A Generation at Risk

Talent: Piano

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.