Teresa Scanlan of Nebraska crowned Miss America 2011

Teresa Scanlan of Nebraska crowned Miss America 2011
Miss Nebraska Teresa Scanlan (R), 17, reacts after being announced Miss America 2011 during the Miss America Pageant at the Theatre for the Performing Arts at the Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. (REUTERS)

Teresa Scanlan of Nebraska crowned Miss America 2011
The five remaining finalists, from left, Jalee Fuselier, Miss Hawaii, Jacquie Brown, Miss Washington, Teresa Scanlan, Miss Nebraska, Emoly West, Miss Oklahoma and Alyse Eady, MIss Arkansas, stand together during the Miss America pagean. (AP)

Teresa Scanlan of Nebraska crowned Miss America 2011
Miss Nebraska Teresa Scanlan, 17, reacts after being crowned Miss America 2011 during the Miss America Pageant at the Theatre for the Performing Arts at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. (REUTERS)

Teresa Scanlan of Nebraska crowned Miss America 2011
Miss Nebraska Teresa Scanlan (C), 17, is mobbed by other contestants after being crowned Miss America 2011 during the Miss America Pageant at the Theatre for the Performing Arts at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. (REUTERS)

Teresa Scanlan of Nebraska crowned Miss America 2011
Miss Nebraska Teresa Scanlan, 17, plays the piano during the talent portion of the Miss America Pageant in the Theatre for the Performing Arts at the Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. (REUTERS)

Teresa Scanlan of Nebraska crowned Miss America 2011
Miss Nebraska Teresa Scanlan, 17, leaves the stage after playing the piano during the talent portion of the Miss America Pageant in the Theatre for the Performing Arts at the Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. (REUTERS)

Teresa Scanlan of Nebraska crowned Miss America 2011
Miss Nebraska Teresa Scanlan, 17, poses with Tony Dovolani of the ABC television show "Dancing with the Stars", during a news conference after winning the 2011 Miss America Pageant at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, January 15, 2011. Dovolani was a pageant judge for this year's competition.

Teresa Scanlan of Nebraska crowned Miss America 2011
Miss Nebraska Teresa Scanlan, 17, poses with Tony Dovolani of the ABC television show "Dancing with the Stars", during a news conference after winning the 2011 Miss America Pageant at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, January 15, 2011. Dovolani was a pageant judge for this year's competition.

Teresa Scanlan of Nebraska crowned Miss America 2011
Miss Nebraska Teresa Scanlan, 17, celebrates after advancing through the swimsuit portion of the Miss America Pageant in the Theatre for the Performing Arts at the Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, January 15, 2011. Scanlan was later crowned Miss America 2011.

Teresa Scanlan of Nebraska crowned Miss America 2011
Teresa Scanlan of Nebraska crowned Miss America 2011


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