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
Hawaii Hawaii
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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. [1]



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


Preliminary awards

Awards Contestant
Lifestyle and Fitness

Quality of Life awards

Results Contestant Platform
Winner Illiteracy Prevention/Eradication
1st runner-up
  • Iowa Iowa - Theresa Uchytil
Overcoming Disabilities
2nd runner-up Environmental Education

Non-finalist awards

Awards Contestant


State Name Hometown Age1 Talent Placement Awards Notes
Alabama Jana Sanderson Birmingham 21 Vocal Top 10
Alaska Audrey Solomon Anchorage 21 Classical Violin Non-finalist Talent
Arizona Kristen Vatt Mesa 20 Character Dance
Arkansas Sara Harris Forrest City 20 Vocal
California Rita Ng Tracy 22 Classical Piano 2nd runner-up Preliminary Talent
Colorado Anamarie Bonafede Loveland 22 Ballet
Connecticut Renelle Richardson Branford 18 Tap Dance
Delaware Junnie Cross Dover 20 Vocal Preliminary Talent, Non-finalist Talent
District of Columbia Rashida Jolley Washington, D.C. 20 Harp
Florida Candace Rodatz Orange Park 24 Baton
Georgia Pamela Kennedy LaGrange 23 Vocal
Hawaii Angela Perez Baraquio Honolulu 24 Hula - 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] Winner Preliminary Swimsuit
Idaho Christina Tiel Nampa 21 Classical Vocal
Illinois Jennifer Powers Andover 21 Classical Vocal Preliminary Talent, Non-finalist Talent
Indiana Betsy Bobel Peru 23 Gymnastics Sister of Miss Indiana USA 2006 Bridget Bobel
Iowa Theresa Uchytil Urbandale 24 Baton Quality of Life 1st runner-up
Kansas Amy Shaw Derby 22 Classical Piano
Kentucky Whitney Boyles Louisville 22 Vocal 4th runner-up Preliminary Swimsuit
Louisiana Faith Jenkins Shreveport 23 Vocal 1st runner-up Preliminary Swimsuit, Preliminary Talent, Quality of Life
Maine Renee Belanger Washburn 22 Jazz Dance
Maryland Sonia Amir Beltsville 24 Classical Piano
Massachusetts Michelle Neves New Bedford 23 Vocal Miss Massachusetts Teen USA 1994
Michigan Che'Vonne Burton Livonia 22 Jazz Dance Top 10 Miss Michigan Teen USA 1997
Minnesota Katherine Hill Wayzata 23 Vocal
Mississippi Christy May Pontotoc 24 Piano 3rd runner-up Preliminary Swimsuit
Missouri Arron Wendel Lawson 23 Modern Dance
Montana Jana Jo LaBree Ekalaka 24 Gospel Vocal
Nebraska Jill Pennington Omaha 23 Vocal Non-finalist Talent, Non-finalist Interview
Nevada Tiffanie Story Reno 19 Vocal Non-finalist Talent
New Hampshire Lauren Meehan Nashua 19 Vocal
New Jersey Jill Horner Gloucester 21 Vocal Top 10 Quality of Life 2nd runner-up
New Mexico Martha Cobb Roswell 21 Tap Dance
New York Kelly Falgiano Lancaster 21 Classical Piano
North Carolina Lorna McNeill Lumberton 24 Vocal Non-finalist Talent
North Dakota Carrie Haberstroh Lisbon 21 Classical Piano
Ohio Stephanie Meisberger Hopewell 22 Vocal
Oklahoma Krstin Steveson Broken Arrow 23 Classical Vocal Non-finalist Talent
Oregon Angela Brink Roseburg 22 Ballet
Pennsylvania Melissa Jeka Warminster 23 Ballet Top 10
Rhode Island Jennifer St Laurent Warwick 24 Vocal
South Carolina Heather Hudson Lexington 22 Classical Vocal Non-finalist Talent
South Dakota Nicole Nigg Sisseton 24 Vocal
Tennessee Beth Hood Cleveland 21 Vocal Non-finalist Talent Miss Tennessee USA 2003 and 4th runner-up at Miss USA 2003
Texas Tara Watson Lufkin 22 Vocal Top 10
Utah Jami Palmer Tremonton 20 Classical Piano Non-finalist Talent
Vermont Hannah Nelson Ryegate 24 Vocal
Virginia Jacqueline Cook Colonial Heights 24 Dance
Washington Semmelle Ford Tacoma 19 Classical Vocal
West Virginia Jodi Clark Moundsville 22 Ballet en Pointe
Wisconsin Joya Zamora Kenosha 23 Vocal Non-finalist Talent
Wyoming Kimberly Wilkerson Gillette 24 Vocal

1 Age as of September 2000



  1. ^ Shapiro, Treena (November 13, 2000). "Honolulu Star-Bulletin Hawaii News". Honolulu Star Bulletin. Retrieved January 17, 2018.

External links

  • Official Results
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