Alaskan wins Miss America - first time ever
December 23, 2021
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Emma Broyles, of Anchorage, was crowned Miss America at an event Dec. 16, marking the competition’s 100th anniversary and the first time an Alaskan has won the award.
Broyles, 20, won the centennial crown and a $100,000 college scholarship. She emerged as the winner out of 51 contestants representing the 50 states and the District of Columbia at the competition at a Connecticut casino.
She is a junior honors student at Arizona State University, where she is majoring in biomedical sciences, according to a report in the Anchorage Daily News. She won the Miss Alask...