2009 Miss America Pageant Preliminary Competition - 5 of 5 (Ashley Ruth Wheeler)

2009 Miss America Pageant Preliminary Competition - 5 of 5
Leigh-Taylor Smith (L), Miss New York, embraces Ashley Ruth Wheeler, Miss Vermont, after Smith was announced as the winner of the swimsuit portion of a preliminary competition for the 2009 Miss America Pageant and Wheeler was announced the talent winner at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino January 22, 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The pageant will be held at Planet Hollywood on January 24, 2009. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images) * Local Caption * Leigh-Taylor Smith;Ashley Ruth Wheeler
(Jan. 22, 2009 - Source: Ethan Miller/Getty Images North America)