Miss America 1991

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Miss America 1991
Date September 8, 1990
Presenters Gary Collins
Phyllis George
Bert Parks (guest host)
Entertainment Clint Holmes
Venue Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey
Broadcaster NBC
Winner Marjorie Vincent
Illinois Illinois
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Miss America 1991, the 64th Miss America pageant, was held at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey on Saturday, September 8, 1990 on NBC Network.


The judges for the final night of competition were:



Final results Contestant
Miss America 1991
1st runner-up
2nd runner-up
3rd runner-up
  • Texas Texas - Suzanne Lawrence
4th runner-up
Top 10


Preliminary awards

Awards Contestant
Lifestyle and Fitness

Non-finalist awards

Awards Contestant

Quality of Life awards

Result Contestant Platform
  • Texas Texas - Suzanne Lawrence
"Smiles Against Cancer" Organization

Fruit of the Loom Award

Result Contestant


State Name Hometown Age Talent Placement Awards Notes
Alabama Alabama Resha Riggins Vocal "Cry" Non-Finalist Interview Award
Alaska Alaska Holly Ann Salo Vocal "More" from Dick Tracy
Arizona Arizona Kimberly Hoskins Ballet en Pointe "Symphony of the Seas" Non-Finalist Talent Award
Arkansas Arkansas Karissa Rushing Vocal "With a Song in My Heart"
California California Maria Lee Ostapiej Classical Vocal Medley "The Phantom of the Opera" & "Angel of Music" Non-Finalist Talent Award
Colorado Colorado Karrie Mitchell Popular Vocal "Vision of Love" Top 10 Preliminary Swimsuit Award
Connecticut Connecticut Bianca Yasmin Salahshourian Vocal "Part of Your World"
Delaware Delaware Lisa Marie Munzert Dance / Twirling "They're Playing Our Song" Non-Finalist Talent Award
Florida Florida Dana Reinhart Dalton Dramatic Vocal "If He Walked Into My Life" from Mame Preliminary Swimsuit Award
Georgia (U.S. state) Georgia Darla Michele Pruett Vocal "Some Enchanted Evening" Non-Finalist Interview Award
Hawaii Hawaii Cheryl Akemi Toma Piano / Vocal "Gershwin Medley" Non-Finalist Talent Award
Idaho Idaho Kendra Lee Ruwe Fiddle "Miss Sally Goodin" Non-Finalist Talent Award
Illinois Illinois Marjorie Vincent Oak Park 25 Classical Piano, "Fantaisie-Impromptu" Winner Preliminary Talent Award
Indiana Indiana Brenda Alyce Bassett Character Ballet en Pointe
Iowa Iowa Kerri Lynne Rosenberg Classical Vocal "Ah, Je Veux Vivre" from Roméo et Juliette Top 10
Kansas Kansas Kim Dugger Semi-Classical Vocal "Love Is Where You Find It" Non-Finalist Talent Award
Kentucky Kentucky Nancy Cox Campbellsville 23 Popular Vocal "Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue"
Louisiana Louisiana Linnea Marie Fayard Shreveport Vocal "Stormy Weather" 4th runner-up
Maine Maine Ann Rowe Vocal "Bring Him Home" from Les Misérables
Maryland Maryland Kimberly Ann Grimm Vocal "One, Two, Three Say You Love Me"
Massachusetts Massachusetts Marissa Laasko Character Tap Dance "Mr. Bojangles" Non-Finalist Talent Award
Michigan Michigan Victoria Fair Classical Vocal "Habanera" from Carmen
Minnesota Minnesota Brenda Lee Armstrong Harp Solo "La Source" by Alphonse Hasselmans
Mississippi Mississippi Beth Howell Magic Act Preliminary Swimsuit Award
Missouri Missouri Sherry Traylor Vocal "What's New"
Montana Montana Karen L McNenny Classical Ballet en Pointe "Coppélia"
Nebraska Nebraska Michelle Ebadi Tap Dance "Sing, Sing, Sing" & "Puttin' On the Ritz"
Nevada Nevada Tia Marie Zorne Acro-Jazz Dance "Julie's Theme" from American Anthem
New Hampshire New Hampshire Melanie Denise Bridges Vocal "Let's Hear It for Me" from Funny Lady
New Jersey New Jersey Lynette Falls Classical Piano "4th Movement of Piano Sonaa No. 1, Op. 22" by Alberto Ginastera
New Mexico New Mexico Jana McCoy Vocal "The Gypsy in My Soul"
New York (state) New York Maryalice Demler Buffalo 26 Dramatic Soliloquy "Shall I Tell You What I Think of You?" from The King and I
North Carolina North Carolina Scarlet Morgan Classical Vocal "Vissi d'arte Preliminary Talent Award

Non-Finalist Talent Award
North Dakota North Dakota Lezlie Lund Vocal "Time Heals Everything" from Mack and Mabel
Ohio Ohio Kristi Cooke Vocal "Nothing" from A Chorus Line
Oklahoma Oklahoma Cynthia Lynne White Piano Solo "Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini" Top 10
Oregon Oregon Brittny Gae Thompson Vocal "Break It to Me Gently"
Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Marla Wynne Ventriloquism "Together (Wherever We Go)" Top 10
Rhode Island Rhode Island Susan Emily Savastano Tap Dance "All Right"
South Carolina South Carolina Mary Waddell Gainey Marimba "Scherzo for Marimba in C" 1st runner-up
South Dakota South Dakota Jennifer Palmquist Dramatic Monologue
Tennessee Tennessee Dana Brown Vocal & Piano "The Glory of Love" & "I Can't Give You Anything but Love, Baby" 2nd runner-up
Texas Texas Suzanne Lawrence Country Vocal "Sweet Dreams" 3rd runner-up Preliminary Talent Award

Quality of Life Award Winner
Utah Utah Jennifer Nakken Lyrical Dance "The Sound of Music" Non-Finalist Talent Award
Vermont Vermont Debra Lewin Dance
Virginia Virginia Shannon Noelle DePuy Classical Piano "Revolutionary Etude" Top 10 Miss Florida USA 1995 and Top 6 at Miss USA 1995
Washington (state) Washington Lynnae Marie Thurik Classical Piano Piece by Sergei Rachmaninoff
West Virginia West Virginia Melissa Lynn Costello Vocal "Hurt" Fruit of the Loom Award
Wisconsin Wisconsin Tricia Ann Luedtke Classical Piano "Polichinelle in F Sharp Minor" Non-Finalist Talent Award
Wyoming Wyoming Carolie DeVonne Howe Vocal "My Heart Belongs to Me"


  1. ^ Libman, Norma (August 25, 1991). "Year of Living as Miss America Offers an Education in Life". The Chicago Tribune.

External links

  • Miss America official website
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