TERESA SCANLAN MISS AMERICA 2011:
Winning the Miss America 2011 title at the age of 17, Scanlan becomes the youngest winner in the Miss America Pageant’s history. Teresa Scanlan was born on February 6, 1993. She was crowned Miss Nebraska 2010 on June 5, 2010, and subsequently crowned Miss America 2011 on January 15, 2011 in Las Vegas.
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Winning the Miss America 2011 title at the age of 17, Scanlan becomes the youngest winner in the Miss America Pageant's history.
Scanlan’s platform is “Eating disorders: A generation at risk” and her competition talent is piano. At 17 years of age, she is the youngest Miss Nebraska ever crowned. Scanlan was home-schooled until her junior year of high school, before attending Gering High School for half of her junior year. She graduated early from Scottsbluff High School in the spring of 2010 after taking a double load of classes throughout high school. After winning the title of Miss Nebraska, Scanlan announced that she was taking a year off from school to fulfill her duties as Miss Nebraska, and that she had deferred enrollment to Patrick Henry College until the fall of 2011.
TERESA SCANLAN PROFILE:
– Born February 6, 1993 (1993-02-06) (age 17)
– Hometown: Gering, Nebraska
– Education: Gering High School; Scottsbluff High School; Patrick Henry College
– Hair color: Blonde
– Eye color: Brown
– Title(s): Miss Nebraska 2010
Miss Southeast 2010
Miss America 2011
Major competition(s): Miss America 2011 (winner)