Miss America Preliminary Awards - January 22

Miss Vermont (left) and Miss New York (right) won the preliminary awards of Miss America 2009 Pageant.

Miss Vermont, Ashley Wheeler won the Thursday's Preliminary Talent winner for her Vocal performance of "God Bless America" during the third night of competition of the 2009 Miss America Pageant at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. Ashley will receive a $2,000 scholarship.

While Miss New York, Leigh-Taylor Smith who was the Thursday's preliminary Lifestyle and Fitness winner in a black swimsuit by Winnwear. Leigh-Taylor will receive a $1,000 scholarship.

The crowning of the new Miss America 2009 will be on Saturday, January 24, at 8 p.m. EST and 7 p.m. Central and will be aired live on TLC.

Official Candidates:   Page 1   Page 2   Page 3
Preliminary Awards:   January 20   January 21
Winners:   Top 15   Top 12   Top 10   Top 7   Miss America 2009 Crowning


"To God be the Glory".