January 25, 2009
Katie Stam of Indiana crowned Miss America 2009. Stam, the Midwestern beauty queen is also Miss Indiana. She began competing in pageants at the age of 15! Stam is a Communications major at the University of Indianapolis.
The beauty pageant was broadcast live from the Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino in Las Vegas hosted by our Mario Lopez.
Katie takes home $50,000 scholarship besides the beauty title. Of course being Miss America, Stam will