Newly crowned Miss America, Teresa Scanlan, is very much a Miss: she is only 17 years old. Scanlan is the youngest contestant to win in over 70 years and her parents say they always knew she was wise beyond her years."She's certainly mature beyond her age," her father Mark Scanlan tells the The Lincoln Journal Star. "Most people take her for at least six years older." Scanlan graduated early from Scottsbluff High School in the spring of 2010 after taking a double load of classes and has...Read Full Story
Teresa Scanlan was just crowned Miss America 2011 last night in Las Vegas, and the 17-year-old from Nebraska couldn't be happier about the honor. She is the youngest winner in Miss America's lengthy history.The recent high school graduate, who doesn't have a boyfriend, won judges over with her "White Water Chopsticks" on the piano, and talked about wanting to create awareness for eating disorders.She said during the competition: "We simply can't afford to let this issue go on because millions...Read Full Story
Teresa Scanlan is a 17-year-old from Nebraska who was crowned Miss America 2011. She is the youngest ever Miss America. See more about Teresa Scalan here.