Brooklyn. Age: 25.
She is a civil litigation attorney who does pro bono work to reduce sentences for inmates. She wowed the judges with her answer to the Final Word, which required the three finalists to describe their generation. I am standing here in Nevada, in the state that has the first majority female legislature in the entire country. Mine is the first generation to have that forward-looking mindset that has inclusivity, diversity and strength and empowered women.
Alina. Age: 26.
'Bye bye bikini': What the new Miss America will be without the swimsuit competition
The Miss America competition scrapped the swimsuit competition and will no longer judge contestants based on their looks, the organization announced this morning. We are a competition. We will no longer judge our candidates on their outward physical appearance," Gretchen Carlson, former Miss America and chair of the organization's board of trustees, broke the news on Good Morning America today.
Annabelle. Age: 23.
Miss USA 2016 Preliminary: Photos Of All 52 Contestants In Bikinis Competing In Las Vegas
A new Miss Universe will be crowned November 9 in Moscow during a night that's sure to be filled with amazing glitzy gowns and show-stopping bikini bodies. But what does it really take to get in shape for the competition? And what happens after a winner's year of reign? We reconnected with 15 former beauty queens from the last five decades to learn the ins and outs of pageant makeup tricks, bikini workout regimens, and some of the most memorable moments.
Updated: December 9, pm. Margaret Gorman, of Washington, D. AP Photo.