The young women who compete in the Miss America system are intelligent, articulate, highly motivated, caring, talented, ambitious and hard working. They are passionate about their platform issues and are major contributors to public service. They exemplify leadership skills, strength of character and spirit…they touch lives.
From left: Sarah Johnson, Ashley Peper, Hannah Haynes, Mollie Smith, Grace Newlin, Macee Logerstedt
#1 | Grace Newlin
Age: 18 Hometown: Farmington Hills Platform: It's More Than Skin Deep: Support for Scleroderma School: University of Michigan - Dearborn Talent: Vocal - "Almost There"
#2 | Ashley Peper
Age: 20 Hometown: Northville Platform: Free Minds - Stigma Free Mental Illness School: University of Michigan Talent: Comedic Monologue - "What Can I Do for Talent?"
#3 | Hannah Haynes
Age: 20 Hometown: Southfield Platform: Behind the Badge School: Wayne State University Talent: Dramatic Reading Monologue
#4 | Macee Logerstedt
Age: 21 Hometown: Romulus Platform: Uniquely United Organization School: Lawrence Technological University Talent: Tap Dance - "Overload"
#5 | Mollie Smith
Age: 23 Hometown: Highland Platform: BRCAn't Stop Me: Knowledge is Power School: Grand Valley State University, Schoolcraft College Talent: Vocal - "Hallelujah"
#6 | Sarah Johnson
Age: 21 Hometown: Plymouth Township Platform: Early Childhood Speech Disorders School: Michigan State University Talent: Jazz Dance - "Runaway Baby"