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Miss America 1986, the 65th Miss America
Miss America
The Miss America pageant is a long-standing competition which awards scholarships to young women from the 50 states plus the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands...

, pageant, took place at Boardwalk Hall
Boardwalk Hall
Boardwalk Hall, formally known as the Historic Atlantic City Convention Hall, is an arena in Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States...

 in Atlantic City, New Jersey
Atlantic City, New Jersey
Atlantic City is a city in Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States, and a nationally renowned resort city for gambling, shopping and fine dining. The city also served as the inspiration for the American version of the board game Monopoly. Atlantic City is located on Absecon Island on the coast...

 on September 14, 1985, and was broadcast on NBC Network
NBC
The National Broadcasting Company is an American commercial broadcasting television network and former radio network headquartered in the GE Building in New York City's Rockefeller Center with additional major offices near Los Angeles and in Chicago...

.

Results

  • Miss America 1986   Susan Akin
    Susan Akin
    Susan Akin, is an American beauty pageant titleholder from Meridian, Mississippi who won Miss America 1986. Born in 1965, she was a member of Pi Beta Phi Fraternity for Women at the University of Mississippi....

     (Miss Mississippi
    Miss Mississippi
    :For the state pageant affiliated with Miss USA, see Miss Mississippi USAMiss Mississippi is a scholarship pageant and a preliminary of Miss America. The contest began in 1934, has been held in Vicksburg since 1958, and provides more money than any other scholarship pageant in the Miss America...

    )
  • First runner-up:   Sherry Thrift (Miss South Carolina
    Miss South Carolina
    The Miss South Carolina competition is the pageant that selects the representative for the state of South Carolina in the Miss America pageant. The pageant was first held in Myrtle Beach and moved to Greenville starting in 1958 and remained in that city until the 90s. Spartanburg has hosted the...

    )
  • Second runner-up:   Jonna Fitzgerald (Miss Texas
    Miss Texas
    The Miss Texas competition was founded in 1936 as a scholarship contest for young women. The winner represents Texas in the Miss America pageant; three winners have gone on to be crowned Miss America ....

    )
  • Third runner-up:   Honey Castro (Miss Washington
    Miss Washington
    The Miss Washington competition is the pageant that selects the representative for the state of Washington in the Miss America pageant.-History:...

    )
  • Fourth runner-up:   Angela Tower (Miss Alabama
    Miss Alabama
    The Miss Alabama competition is the pageant that selects the representative for the U.S. state of Alabama in the Miss America pageant.Miss Alabamas have performed strongly at the Miss America pageant, particularly in the early 21st century, when the state produced their third Miss America, a first...

    )
  • Top 10 finalists: Laurie Broderick (Miss Indiana
    Miss Indiana
    The Miss Indiana competition is the pageant that selects the representative for the state of Indiana in the Miss America pageant.- Winners :- External links :*...

    ), Laurie Keller (Miss Kentucky
    Miss Kentucky
    The Miss Kentucky competition is the pageant that selects the representative for the state of Kentucky in the Miss America pageant. Kentucky has once won the Miss America crown.- Winners :...

    ), Alecia Masalkoski (Miss Michigan
    Miss Michigan
    The Miss Michigan competition is the pageant that selects the representative for the state of Michigan in the Miss America pageant. Michigan has won the Miss America crown on five occasions.- Winners :- External links :*...

    ), Valerie Faber (Miss New Mexico
    Miss New Mexico
    For the state pageant affiliated with Miss USA, see Miss New Mexico USAThe Miss New Mexico competition is the pageant that selects the representative for the state of New Mexico in the Miss America pageant. Delegates from New Mexico have each reached the Semi Finals of Miss America six times .-...

    ), Suellen Cochran (Miss Ohio
    Miss Ohio
    The Miss Ohio Scholarship Program selects the representative for the U.S. state of Ohio to compete for the title of Miss America...

    )

Delegates



  • Alabama - Angela Tower
  • Alaska - Kristina Christopher-Taylor
  • Arizona - Diane Lynn Martin
  • Arkansas - Christi Taunton
  • California - Lisa Davenport
  • Colorado - Linda Trimmer
  • Connecticut - Lorine Guagenti
  • Delaware - Lisa Anne Patrick
  • District of Columbia - Cherie A. Ward
  • Florida - Monica Bruni Farrell
  • Georgia - Samantha Mohr
  • Hawaii - Jeanne Miyamoto
  • Idaho - Nanette South
  • Illinois - Karen Moncrieff
  • Indiana - Laurie Broderick
  • Iowa - Sherri Bowman
  • Kansas - Carolyn Ho Kirgis
  • Kentucky - Laurie Janine Keller
  • Louisiana - Carol Carter
  • Maine - Mary Nightingale
  • Maryland - Jennifer Charlton
  • Massachusetts - Lisa Kleypas
  • Michigan - Alecia Rae Masalkoski
  • Minnesota - Elizabeth Hunter
  • Missouri - Lisa Coverdale
  • Mississippi - Susan Akin

  • Montana - Julie Culbertson
  • Nebraska - Julie Meusburger
  • Nevada - Sonja Nall
  • New Mexico - Valerie Joy Faber
  • New Hampshire - Tami Brisebois
  • New Jersey - Toni Georgiana
  • New York - Jill Privateer
  • North Carolina - Joni Bena Parker
  • North Dakota - Elizabeth Ann Jaeger
  • Oklahoma - Felicia Ferguson
  • Ohio - Suellen Cochran
  • Oregon - Dana Marie Kocks
  • Pennsylvania - Lea Schiazza
  • Rhode Island - Lori Ann Boucher
  • South Carolina - Sherry Annette Thrift
  • South Dakota - Amy DeHeer
  • Tennessee - Sonya Pleasant
  • Texas - Jonna Fitzgerald
  • Utah - Gina Larsen
  • Vermont - Erica Van Der Linde
  • Virginia - Kimberly Lynn Johnson
  • Washington - Clemencia “Honey” Castro
  • West Virginia - Rebecca Porterfield
  • Wisconsin - Mary Kay Anderson
  • Wyoming - Tamra Jo Dereemer