New Jersey, Michigan and Georgia Win Preliminary Awards at the First Night of the Miss America 2020 Competition
Both Nights of Preliminaries Live-Streamed for the First Time
Uncasville, CT (December 16, 2019) – On Monday, December 15, the first of two preliminary nights for the Miss America 2020 Competition, took place in the Mohegan Sun Earth Expo & Convention Center. For the first time in Miss America history, the Miss America 2020 Competition first night of Preliminaries was live-streamed. The live stream was produced by JC Productions and was sponsored by Dakota State University.
First night preliminary winners are:
Jade Glab, representing New Jersey, was named the on-stage interview winner from preliminary night one and was awarded a $1,000 scholarship. (Shown with Host Miss America 1977, Dorothy Benham.)
Mallory Rivard, representing Michigan, was named the overall interview winner from preliminary night one and was awarded a $1,500 scholarship.
Victoria Hill, representing Georgia, was named the overall talent winner for preliminary night one and was awarded a $2,000 scholarship.
Follow these and the other candidates as the Miss America 2020 Competition preliminary night two is live streamed Monday, December 16 at 7:00 PM ET. Press and Media Assets Tickets are available at https://www.missamerica.org/tickets/.
ABOUT THE MISS AMERICA ORGANIZATION
The Miss America Organization, a 501(c) (4), is one of the most recognizable household names in America working to empower young women through education and service. The Miss America Organization is comprised of 51 licensed state organizations, including all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Miss America candidates contribute tens of thousands of community service hours annually and have raised more than $19 million for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and Miss America scholarships since 2007. The Miss America Foundation, a 501(c) (3), provides academic, community service, and other scholarships to young women.
ABOUT MOHEGAN SUN
Owned by Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment, Mohegan Sun is one of the largest, most spectacular entertainment, gaming, dining and shopping destinations in the United States. Situated on 185 acres along the Thames River in scenic southeastern Connecticut, Mohegan Sun is home to two unique casinos, 1,600 deluxe hotel rooms, two world-class spas, a golf course, over 80 shops, restaurants and bars as well as three award-winning entertainment venues including a 10,000-seat Arena. Mohegan Sun is within easy access of New York, Boston, Hartford and Providence and located 15 minutes from the museums, antique shops and waterfront of Mystic Country. More information is available by calling 1.888.226.7711 or visiting mohegansun.com. Connect with us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and Instagram @mohegansun, view us on YouTube and find us on Snapchat at username MoheganSun.
To schedule an interview with Miss America 2019 Nia Franklin, CEO Regina Hopper, or members of the Miss America 2020 production team,
please contact Rebekah Shufelt 518-469-9326 or Rebekah@missamerica.org.
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Brent is the Vice President of Marketing & Development for the Miss America Organization.