1970-1979 - Pageantopolis

Go to content
Miss America

1970 program book cover

Miss America 1971
1970 September 12
50 entries

Results
1 TEXAS  Phyllis Ann George
2 SOUTH CAROLINA  Claudia Turner
3 MAINE  Karen Johnson
4 MISSISSIPPI  Christine “Chris” McClamroch
5 PENNSYLVANIA  Margaret “Maggie” Walker

Top 10
ARKANSAS Donna Jo Connelly
FLORIDA Lisa Louise Donovan
NEW YORK  Katherine Jean Karlsrud
OKLAHOMA Judy Adams
SOUTH DAKOTA  Mary Johanna Harum

Miss Congeniality INDIANA

Remainder
ALABAMA Suzanne Dennie
ALASKA Virginia Walker
ARIZONA Karen Joy Shields
CALIFORNIA Karin Kascher
COLORADO Sue Gehrman
CONNECTICUT Cynthia Fowler
DELAWARE Linda Sue Hitchens
GEORGIA Nancy Carr
HAWAII Kathleen Puanani O'Sullivan
IDAHO Noralyn Olsen
ILLINOIS Lynn Alexander
INDIANA Deborah Sue May
IOWA Cheryl Adrianne Brown
KANSAS Linda Susan Edds
KENTUCKY Cynthia Bostick
LOUISIANA Carol Almand
MARYLAND Sharon Cannon
MASSACHUSETTS Diana Dohrmann
MICHIGAN Ginger Myers
MINNESOTA Juliana Gabor
MISSOURI Marcia Mossbarger
MONTANA Jane Opp
NEBRASKA Debra Sue Sullivan
NEVADA Vicky Jo Todd
NEW HAMPSHIRE  Deborah Merrill
NEW JERSEY  Hela Youngst
NEW MEXICO  Janis Jones
NORTH CAROLINA  Cornelia "Connie" Colette Lerner
NORTH DAKOTA  Nancy Tangen
OHIO Grace Elaine Bird
OREGON Cynthia Harrison
RHODE ISLAND  Teresa Louise Bradley
TENNESSEE Carol Ferrante
UTAH Deborah Dunn
VERMONT Pati Papineau
VIRGINIA Jeannette Faye Smith
WASHINGTON Nancy Kay Peterson
WEST VIRGINIA  Linda Barnett
WISCONSIN Linda Johnson
WYOMING Jane Hutchins
____________________

1971 program book cover

Miss America 1972
1971 September 11
50 entries

Results
1 OHIO  Laurie Lea Schaefer
2 IDAHO  Karen Herd
3 MASSACHUSETTS  Deborah Ann O'Brien
4 PENNSYLVANIA  Maureen Victoria Wimmer
5 MAINE  Allyn E. Warner

Top 10
GEORGIA Cynthia Cook
KANSAS Sandy Rings
MINNESOTA Sheila Bernhagen
NEVADA Joan Burachio
WASHINGTON Susan Buckner

Miss Congeniality DELAWARE

Remainder
ALABAMA Cecilia "Ceil" Jenkins (Teenage America '67)
ALASKA Linda Joy Smith
ARIZONA Celia Margaret Sklan
ARKANSAS Marilyn Morgan
CALIFORNIA Carolyn Jean Stoner
COLORADO Cathy Glau
CONNECTICUT Priscilla Doyle
DELAWARE Paula Kusmer
FLORIDA Barbara Jo Ivey
HAWAII Aurora Joan Ka'awa
ILLINOIS Anita Pankratz
INDIANA Pat Patterson
IOWA Judith Stephens
KENTUCKY Robbie Lynn Halcomb
LOUISIANA Avis Cochran
MARYLAND Michelle Ehrgott
MICHIGAN Linda Susan Kish
MISSISSIPPI Jennifer Blair
MISSOURI Deborah Duff
MONTANA Nancy Harper
NEBRASKA Sally Lou Warner
NEW HAMPSHIRE  Kristi Carlson
NEW JERSEY  Lynne Hackerman
NEW MEXICO  Michele Cornali
NEW YORK  Elizabeth Condon
NORTH CAROLINA  Patsy Wood
NORTH DAKOTA  Lana Herreid
OKLAHOMA Susan Supernaw
OREGON Lynn Grenz
RHODE ISLAND  Annette Charpentier
SOUTH CAROLINA  Pam Inabinet (Teenage America '68)
SOUTH DAKOTA  Susan Inman
TENNESSEE Marsha McDonald
TEXAS Janice Bain
UTAH Sally Janis Gentry
VERMONT Sue Glover
VIRGINIA Linda Jean Moyer
WEST VIRGINIA  Deborah Lambert
WISCONSIN Patricia "Patti" Jacobs
WYOMING Marsha Crandall
____________________

1972 program book cover

Miss America 1973
1972 September 9
50 entries

Results
1 WISCONSIN  Terry Anne Meeuwsen
2 NORTH CAROLINA  Constance Ann Dorn (USA '75)
3 PENNSYLVANIA  Linda Kay Olson
4 TEXAS  Mae Beth Cormany
5 INDIANA  Rebecca Sue Graham

Top 10
DELAWARE Catherine Lawton
IOWA Renee Stuedemann
KANSAS Cindy Lee Sikes
LOUISIANA Debby Robert
MARYLAND Kathleen Louise Neff

Miss Congeniality  UTAH

Remainder
ALABAMA Frieta Fuller
ALASKA Linda Ann Hogue
ARIZONA Linda Gail Sirrine
ARKANSAS Debbye Hazelwood
CALIFORNIA Dianne Wagner
COLORADO Sally Jo Anderson
CONNECTICUT Linda Kapral
FLORIDA Suzanne Charles
GEORGIA Lisa Lawalin
HAWAII Marlene Diane Kehaulani Kalahiki
IDAHO Vicki Hawkins
ILLINOIS Carolyn Paulus
KENTUCKY Carolyn Walters
MAINE Marilyn Lash
MASSACHUSETTS Marie June Semas
MICHIGAN Terri Ann Cousino
MINNESOTA Linda Hagan
MISSISSIPPI Glenda Meadows
MISSOURI Anita Colombo
MONTANA Debra Jo DeBiase
NEBRASKA Jeanine Giller
NEVADA Helen Marie Bennett
NEW HAMPSHIRE  Jane Badler
NEW JERSEY  Linda Carol Gialanella
NEW MEXICO  Wren Prather
NEW YORK  Judith Keithley
NORTH DAKOTA  Georgia Becker
OHIO Karen Sue Sparka
OKLAHOMA Debbie Giannopoulos
OREGON Sandra Lynn Herring
RHODE ISLAND  Michele Passarelli
SOUTH CAROLINA  Bonnie Corder
SOUTH DAKOTA  Janet Hunter
TENNESSEE Debby Cathey
UTAH Sally Peterson
VERMONT Kathy Hebert
VIRGINIA Donna Pillow
WASHINGTON Rebecca "Becky" June Pozzi
WEST VIRGINIA  Lynnette Kopler
WYOMING Annette Klipstein
____________________

1973 program book cover

Miss America 1974
1973 September 8
50 entries

Results
1 COLORADO  Rebecca Ann King
2 WISCONSIN  Judy Hieke
3 NEW JERSEY  Suzanne Plummer
4 LOUISIANA  Debbie Ward
5 PENNSYLVANIA  Tina Louise Thomas

Top 10
CALIFORNIA Susan Kaye Shipley
ILLINOIS Colleen Ann Metternich
OKLAHOMA Andrea Jean Hanson
TEXAS Judy Mallett
WASHINGTON Leslie Ann Mays

Miss Congeniality HAWAII

Remainder
ALABAMA Jane Rice
ALASKA Virginia Adams
ARIZONA Susan May Kingman
ARKANSAS Becky Hume
CONNECTICUT Deborah Blanchard
DELAWARE Jackie LaGuardia
FLORIDA Ellen Rowena Meade
GEORGIA Gail Bullock
HAWAII Kanoelehua Kaumeheiwa (Queen of the Pacific '73)
IDAHO Sharon Lea Davis
INDIANA Karen Rogers
IOWA Lynette Henninger
KANSAS Janie Schulte
KENTUCKY Lyda Lewis
MAINE Carlene Quimby
MARYLAND Kristi Reindl
MASSACHUSETTS Rena Diane Walmsley
MICHIGAN Sherry Agnello
MINNESOTA Joleen Benoit
MISSISSIPPI Kathleen Cole
MISSOURI Terri Dodson
MONTANA Debbie Reber
NEBRASKA Sandy Cramer
NEVADA Echo Rost
NEW HAMPSHIRE  Michelle Annette Cote
NEW MEXICO  Patti Nelms
NEW YORK  Jo Ann Miller
NORTH CAROLINA  Heather Walker
NORTH DAKOTA  Linda Cole
OHIO Cheryl Ann Yourkvitch
OREGON Nancy Jackson
RHODE ISLAND  Pattie Garrahy
SOUTH CAROLINA  Fran Riggins
SOUTH DAKOTA  Gwen Elizabeth Resick (SD-World '76)
TENNESSEE Anne Galloway
UTAH Brenda Richardson
VERMONT Joylynn McCraw
VIRGINIA Gail Vandeventer
WEST VIRGINIA  Myra McVey
WYOMING Pamela Jo Hill
____________________

1974 program book cover

Miss America 1975
1974 September 7
50 entries

Results
1 TEXAS  Shirley Cothran
2 CALIFORNIA  Lucianne Buchanan
3 ILLINOIS  Joan Celeste Ahearn
4 KENTUCKY  Darlene Compton
5 LOUISIANA  Libby Lovejoy

Top 10
INDIANA Penny Tichenor
NEW MEXICO  Donna Reel (USA '72, NM-World '73)
SOUTH DAKOTA  Barbara Marie Guthmiller
TENNESSEE Deborah Kincaid
WASHINGTON Kathleen Beth Moore

Miss Congeniality  ARKANSAS & HAWAII

Remainder
ALABAMA Pam Long
ALASKA Darby Lynn Moore
ARIZONA Mary Elizabeth Avila
ARKANSAS Rhonda Kay Pope
COLORADO Cynthia Starr Hunter
CONNECTICUT Elisa Heinimann
DELAWARE Kathleen Attanasi
FLORIDA Delta Burke
GEORGIA Gail Nelson
HAWAII Coline-Helen Kanaloku Aiu
IDAHO Rochelle Bacon
IOWA Jean Bollhoefer
KANSAS Karen Dianne Smith
MAINE Margaret Welch
MARYLAND Susan Wohlfarth
MASSACHUSETTS Susan Sadlier
MICHIGAN Susan Short
MINNESOTA Pam Bernhagen
MISSISSIPPI Diane Bounds
MISSOURI Michelle Marshall
MONTANA Pamela Royer
NEBRASKA Sharon Sue Pelc
NEVADA Jacquelyn Barker
NEW HAMPSHIRE  Cynthia Erb
NEW JERSEY  Elizabeth Bracken
NEW YORK  Kristen Krull
NORTH CAROLINA  Susan Griffin
NORTH DAKOTA  Susan Myhr
OHIO Lorrie Janet Kapsta
OKLAHOMA Deborah Knight
OREGON Juli Ann Berg
PENNSYLVANIA Karen Lynn Kuhn
RHODE ISLAND  Karen Salvatore
SOUTH CAROLINA  Cheryl Lehe
UTAH Kathlyn White
VERMONT Donna Shea
VIRGINIA Stephanie Dowdy
WEST VIRGINIA  Mary Derry
WISCONSIN Carol Ann Schmitt
WYOMING Cheryl Johnson
____________________

1975 program book cover

Miss America 1976
1975 September 5
50 entries

Results
1 NEW YORK  Tawny Elaine Godin
2 NORTH CAROLINA  Susan Lawrence
3 CALIFORNIA  Janet Jay Carr
4 OHIO  Susan Kay Banks
5 ARIZONA  Stacey Petersen

Top 10
FLORIDA Ann Schmalzried
INDIANA Cyndi Legler
MASSACHUSETTS Cynthia Mary Carpenter
SOUTH CAROLINA  Cyndi Anthony
TEXAS Mary Ellen Richardson

NOTE Miss Congeniality was discontinued until 2006

Remainder
ALABAMA Susie Vaughan
ALASKA Cindy Suryan
ARKANSAS Paula Denise Roach
COLORADO Penny Currier
CONNECTICUT Mary Therese Cadorette
DELAWARE Elaine Campanelli
GEORGIA Seva Celeste Day
HAWAII Catherine Foy
IDAHO Teri Harding
ILLINOIS Jean Waters
IOWA Debbie Weuve
KANSAS Jana Lynn Salmans
KENTUCKY Marsha Ann Griffith
LOUISIANA Becky Wilson
MAINE Patricia Cyr
MARYLAND Veronica Clarke
MICHIGAN Julie Beckers
MINNESOTA Keri Thorne
MISSISSIPPI Mollie Magee
MISSOURI Rebecca Rives
MONTANA Diana Lynn Pacini
NEBRASKA Janet Kay Goode (World-USA '74)
NEVADA Sherri Lowe
NEW HAMPSHIRE  Catherine Burnham
NEW JERSEY  Nancy Craig
NEW MEXICO  Joan Schooley
NORTH DAKOTA  Cathy Woell
OKLAHOMA Lisa Reagan
OREGON Betty Hupfer
PENNSYLVANIA Connie Harness
RHODE ISLAND  Debra Jean Cusick
SOUTH DAKOTA  Gina Iverson
TENNESSEE Marion Burgess
UTAH Barbara Hanks
VERMONT Katherine Rechsteiner
VIRGINIA Joan Grady
WASHINGTON Lee Ann Hibbert
WEST VIRGINIA  Kristi Wick
WISCONSIN Marilyn Sembell
WYOMING Trish Long
____________________

1976 program book cover

Miss America 1977
1976 September 11
50 entries

Results
1 MINNESOTA  Dorothy Kathleen Benham
2 SOUTH CAROLINA  Lavinia Merle Cox
3 TEXAS  Carmen McCollum
4 CALIFORNIA  Linda Michelle Mouron
5 NEW YORK  Sonja Beverly Anderson

Top 10
DELAWARE Deborah Rica Lipford
MARYLAND Barbara Jennings
NORTH DAKOTA  Donna Grotberg
PENNSYLVANIA Marie McLaughlin
VIRGINIA Pamela Polk

Remainder
ALABAMA Denise Davis
ALASKA Kathy Tebow
ARIZONA Anne Katherine DeVarennes
ARKANSAS Joyce McCormack
COLORADO Karen Land
CONNECTICUT Debra LaRoche
FLORIDA Nancy Stafford
GEORGIA Sandy Adamson
HAWAII Haunani Asing
IDAHO Ra Nae Petersen
ILLINOIS Betsy Jamison
INDIANA Tamara Trittschuh
IOWA Ronda Frogley
KANSAS Linda Hall
KENTUCKY Victoria Harned
LOUISIANA Candy Crocker
MAINE Susan Wanbaugh
MASSACHUSETTS Deborah Guastella
MICHIGAN Diane Hansen
MISSISSIPPI Bobbye Wood
MISSOURI Marcia Kolich
MONTANA Janice Frankino
NEBRASKA Marion Catherine Watson
NEVADA Sandra Kastel
NEW HAMPSHIRE  Peggy Spellacy
NEW JERSEY  Laurie "Lori" Johnson
NEW MEXICO  Melody Griffin
NORTH CAROLINA  Susan Proffitt
OHIO Janice Elaine Cooley
OKLAHOMA Lucia Miller
OREGON Shan Era Moss
RHODE ISLAND  Debra Cerroni
SOUTH DAKOTA  Beth Guthmiller
TENNESSEE Terry Alden
UTAH Suzanne McKay
VERMONT Suzanne Wind
WASHINGTON Theresa Adams
WEST VIRGINIA  Teresa Lynn Lucas
WISCONSIN Julie Ann Nowak
WYOMING Carol June Wallace
____________________

1977 program book cover

Miss America 1978
1977 September 10
50 entries

Results
1 OHIO  Susan Yvonne Perkins
2 INDIANA  Barbara Mougin
3 SOUTH CAROLINA  Catherine Amelia Hinson
4 NEW JERSEY  Mary D'Arcy
5 FLORIDA  Catherine “Cathy” LaBelle

Top 10
CALIFORNIA Connie Lee Hougen
OREGON Suzanne Louise Bunker
PENNSYLVANIA Lynne Carol Grote
TENNESSEE Linda Faye Moore
TEXAS Lori Smith

Remainder
ALABAMA Julie Houston
ALASKA Lisa Granath
ARIZONA Cindy Ann Glenn
ARKANSAS Bunnie Carolyn Holbert
COLORADO Suzan Joanne Hogan
CONNECTICUT Karen Kopins
DELAWARE Sandra Louise Aiken
GEORGIA Pamela Souders
HAWAII Libby Kawaikikilani Lee
IDAHO Charlene McArthur
ILLINOIS Nancy Beatty
IOWA Debra Scheller
KANSAS Jill Dirks
KENTUCKY Karen Gordon
LOUISIANA Donna Holt
MAINE Terri Gilpatrick
MARYLAND Donna Silvestri
MASSACHUSETTS Janice Ould
MICHIGAN Holly Schmidt
MINNESOTA Kim Fossey
MISSISSIPPI Mary Donnelly
MISSOURI Jayne Scherder
MONTANA Marilyn Stanaway
NEBRASKA Linda Kay Hallstrom
NEVADA Lori Isom
NEW HAMPSHIRE  Jaime Rotwitt
NEW MEXICO  Evelyn Foster
NEW YORK  Lesley Braun
NORTH CAROLINA  Kathy Fleming
NORTH DAKOTA  Kathryn Power
OKLAHOMA Ellen Wright
RHODE ISLAND  Tanya Milena Kapla
SOUTH DAKOTA  Karen Era Janousek
UTAH Kristy Deakin
VERMONT Andrea Petty
VIRGINIA Terri Bartlett
WASHINGTON Natasha Solovjev
WEST VIRGINIA  Patricia Ann Paugh
WISCONSIN Jennifer Woychik
WYOMING Jeanne Uphoff
____________________

1978 program book cover

Miss America 1979
1978 September 9
50 entries

Results
1 VIRGINIA  Kylene Barker
2 ALABAMA  Teresa Cheatham
3 FLORIDA  Carolyn Cline
4 OHIO  Sher Lynnette Patrick
5 WASHINGTON  Laurie Nelson

Top 10
KANSAS Lori Ann Bergen
KENTUCKY Marcia Malone Bell
LOUISIANA Phyllis Kelly
NEBRASKA Guylyn Elaine Remmenga
TEXAS Sandi Miller

Remainder
ALASKA Patty-Jo Gentry
ARIZONA Susan Kohler
ARKANSAS Maylene Vuurens
CALIFORNIA Christine Acton
COLORADO Catherine Lorraine Brown
CONNECTICUT Maryalice Flintroy
DELAWARE Janice Anne Albro
GEORGIA Deborah Mosley
HAWAII Elizabeth Kapu'uwalani Lindsey
IDAHO Kimberly Ann Jensen
ILLINOIS Debra Carlson
INDIANA Terry Kaiser
IOWA Mary England
MAINE Linda Carroll
MARYLAND Caroline Donnelly
MASSACHUSETTS Rowena Jeannette Humphrey
MICHIGAN Suzanne Schemm
MINNESOTA Sue Erickson
MISSISSIPPI Cheri Brown
MISSOURI Tamara Fister
MONTANA Vanessa Ochsner
NEVADA Megan Anderson
NEW HAMPSHIRE  Belinda Bridgeman
NEW JERSEY  Laurie Berchtold
NEW MEXICO  Jennifer Schubert
NEW YORK  Paula Pope
NORTH CAROLINA  Debbie Shook
NORTH DAKOTA  Sheila Lindeman
OKLAHOMA Kendi Brown
OREGON Amy White
PENNSYLVANIA Charmaine Kowalski
RHODE ISLAND  Lori Ann Leyden
SOUTH CAROLINA  Diane Toole
SOUTH DAKOTA  Jennifer Holt
TENNESSEE Jill Beshears
UTAH Jami Coombs
VERMONT Lisa Volkert
WEST VIRGINIA  Ivy Meadows
WISCONSIN Carin Kizewic
WYOMING Kim Pring
____________________

1979 program book cover

Miss America 1980
1979 September 8
50 entries

Results
1 MISSISSIPPI  Cheryl Prewitt
2 OHIO  Tana Kay Carli
3 KANSAS  Michelle Elaine Whitson
4 MISSOURI  Susan Wilson
5 FLORIDA  Marti Sue Phillips

Top 10
ARIZONA Pam Wenzel
IOWA Lori Jean Froeling
NEW YORK  Kelli Diane Krull
PENNSYLVANIA Carolyn Louise Black
WEST VIRGINIA  Debbie Davis (winner Mrs America '84)

Remainder
ALABAMA Kathy Pickett
ALASKA Lila Oberg
ARKANSAS Janet Holman
CALIFORNIA Deanna Fogarty
COLORADO Sheliah Wilkins
CONNECTICUT Laura Kaufmann
DELAWARE Ann Lorraine Harrington
GEORGIA Sandra Eakes
HAWAII Sheron Leihuanani Bissen
IDAHO Gladys Steele
ILLINOIS Elizabeth Russell
INDIANA Rickee Farrell
KENTUCKY Kathryn Parker
LOUISIANA Myrrah McCully
MAINE Jill O’Brien
MARYLAND Shelly Peiken
MASSACHUSETTS Lisa Matta
MICHIGAN Bethany Wright
MINNESOTA Debra Nerby
MONTANA Lori Conlon
NEBRASKA Kathryn Ann Saathoff
NEVADA Jeanne Cangemi
NEW HAMPSHIRE  Monica Skiathitis
NEW JERSEY  Mary McGinnis
NEW MEXICO  Susan Spartz
NORTH CAROLINA  Monta Maki
NORTH DAKOTA  Daureen Shippey
OKLAHOMA Jill Elmore
OREGON Tami Sanders
RHODE ISLAND  Elaine Rushlow
SOUTH CAROLINA  Jane Jenkins
SOUTH DAKOTA  Julie Kleinsasser
TENNESSEE Elise Neal
TEXAS Lex Ann Haughey
UTAH Karen Brimley
VERMONT Shari Bach
VIRGINIA Darlene McIntosh
WASHINGTON Janelle Yvonne Martz
WISCONSIN Kristine Konrad
WYOMING Karla Singer

Back to content