2013 Miss Oklahoma Pageant Candidates

Since 1926, Miss Oklahoma has tied with both Miss Ohio and Miss California for the record of most Miss America wins.

The first Miss Oklahoma to win the Miss America crown in 1926 was Norma Smallwood of Tulsa, Oklahoma who first earned the Miss Tulsa title and then graduated from high school at age 16. She was a student at the Oklahoma College for Women when she competed for Miss America.

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The next Miss Oklahoma to win the Miss America crown in 1967 was Jane Anne Jayroe of Laverne, Oklahoma who worked as an anchor in television news in both the Oklahoma City and Dallas-Fort Worth broadcast media markets for 16 years.

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The next Miss Oklahoma to win the Miss America crown in 1981 was Susan Powell of Elk City, Oklahoma who is an American actress, singer, and television personality who has performed in musical theater and on opera stages around the world.

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The next Miss Oklahoma to win the Miss America crown in 1996 was Shawntel Smith of Muldrow, Oklahoma.

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The next Miss Oklahoma to win the Miss America crown in 2006 was Jennifer Berry of Tulsa, Oklahoma who graduated from Jenks High School in 2001, and attended the University of Oklahoma with a major in elementary education.

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Finally, the most recent Miss Oklahoma to win the Miss America crown in 2007 was Lauren Nelson of Lawton, Oklahoma who graduated from MacArthur High School and studied at the University of Central Oklahoma.

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For more information about the Miss Oklahoma pageant click here.

For more information about the Miss America pageant click here.

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About coltonscott

Broadcast Journalism major, avid runner, up and coming news anchor.

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