UNCASVILLE, CONN. (December 13, 2021) – On Monday, December 13, the second and final preliminary night of competition for the 100th Anniversary Miss America took place at the Mohegan Sun Earth Expo & Convention Center in Uncasville, Conn., where 50 candidates representing the states and the District of Columbia were vying for the crown and a $100,000 college scholarship. The two-night Centennial Miss America preliminary competition was streamed live at

Fifty outstanding women are competing for the job of Miss America 2022 and over $435,500 in scholarships this week, including a record $100,000 scholarship for the winner. The final night of the 100th Anniversary Miss America competition will air live on NBCUniversal’s streaming service, Peacock, on Thursday, Dec. 16, 2021, at 8:00PM ET from the award-winning 10,000-seat Mohegan Sun Arena. This year’s competition will return with a new and enhanced format allowing audiences to stream the event live across all time zones for the first time ever.

Second night preliminary winners were:

Miss Illinois, Isabelle Hanson

Isabelle Hanson, representing Illinois, was named the competition talent winner from preliminary night two and was awarded a $2,500 scholarship courtesy of Kawai Piano, one of the most celebrated companies in the global music products industry having received over 50 major international awards for product and service excellence. Miss Illinois’s talent is the classical violin.

Miss Texas, Mallory Fuller

Mallory Fuller, representing Texas was named the social impact pitch winner from preliminary night two and was awarded a $1,000 scholarship courtesy of IT Help, Inc. a premier Managed IT Provider, helping businesses to implement and pro-actively manage their technology by providing outstanding remote and onsite IT Support. Miss Texas’ social impact pitch is titled Mallory’s Mission: Suicide Prevention, which seeks to normalize conversations surrounding suicide and provide education and prevention strategies.

Photos by Jenn Cady

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