Miss America crowned its 2020 winner

Miss America crowned its 2020 winner. Hosted by Mario Lopez and Kit Hoover, the contest saw 51 contestants representing all 50 states and the District of Columbia competing for the crown.
Airing on NBC that the telecast revealed at the end of the show the winner Miss Virginia Camille Schrier. She will receive a $50,000 scholarship and a yearlong full-time standing advocating for an explanation for their choice and signify that the Miss America company.
Schrier takes over the place in Nia Franklin, a classically trained opera singer from New York. The newly crowned Miss America pledged to use her entire year to educate Americans on issues of drug safety and abuse prevention from pediatrics to geriatrics.
Miss Georgia Victoria Hill was the very first runner-up.
In the third position, a scholarship that was $20,000 was obtained by Miss Missouri Simone Esters.
The series went through some changes in 2019 after the Miss America organization made it clear physical appearance wasn’t anymore a priority in the competition, after removing the swimsuit and evening gown competitions in the show.
The occasions were replaced by onstage interviews and occasions for the participants to start up about the personal achievements, life goals, ability and a projected”social effect initiative” they’d work on if they won.
The show — sponsored this year by singer Kelly Rowland, Queer Eye star Karamo Brown and Superstore actress Lauren Ash — was held Thursday at the Mohegan Sun Earth Expo & Convention Center in Uncasville, Connecticut.
“This is a brand new show,” Miss America President and CEO Regina Hopper informed CNN before the series.
“The format is interactive, challenging and exciting and is meant to allow the judges, and the audience, to find out who these incredibly talented and smart young girls are. Miss America 2.0 is really about a young woman competing for employment.
Every phase of the competition is supposed to highlight a significant job of that job that’s centered on advancing her social impact initiative each daily. When the winner is chosen you’ll know why she won, and what she will do with her job this next year”
During the show, Franklin opened up about her time as Miss America.
“I had a great year traveling across America raising scholarship money for women, advocating for the arts and sitting in the table of board rooms throughout the country,” she said at the start of the show.
“So, to another Miss America, whatever you are, knock’em deceased tonight”