Last weekend, the Miss America Organization welcomed home Miss America 2014 Nina Davuluri in New York. The celebration took place to honor of Nina's incredible achievement and marked a special milestone in Miss America's history—a consecutive win for the state of New York has only occured three times.
The final night of preliminary competition in the 2012 Miss America pageant was hosted by Dena Blizzard. The Mu, Alpha, and Sigma groups competed in their final phases of the pageant.
Miss Hawaii Lauren Cheape received a $2,000 scholarship from Amway for her energetic jump rope routine.
Miss New York Kaitlin Monte received a $1,000 scholarship from Amway in the lifestye and fitness in swimsuit competition.