Miss America 1992, the 65th Miss America pageant, was held on Saturday, September 14, 1991.[1]

Miss America 1992
DateSeptember 14, 1991
PresentersRegis Philbin
Kathie Lee Gifford
VenueBoardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey
WinnerCarolyn Suzanne Sapp
Hawaii Hawaii
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Carolyn Suzanne Sapp became the first Miss Hawaii to win the crown.

Results edit

Placements Contestant
Miss America 1992
1st Runner-Up
2nd Runner-Up
3rd Runner-Up
  •   Iowa – Lisa Somodi
4th Runner-Up
Top 10

Order of announcements edit

Awards edit

Preliminary awards edit

Awards Contestant
Lifestyle and Fitness

Non-finalist awards edit

Awards Contestant

Quality of Life awards edit

Result Contestant Platform
Winner AIDS Hospice Service
1st runner-up Environmental Awareness
2nd runner-up Volunteer Work with the Elderly

Judges edit

Candidates edit

State Name Age Hometown Talent Placement Special Awards Notes
  Alabama Wendy Neuendorf 22 Birmingham Vocal Comedy, "They Can't Take That Away From Me" Previously Miss Georgia Teen USA 1986
  Alaska Beth Gustafson 20 Palmer Piano, "Rhapsody in Blue" Natural White's Smile of Confidence Scholarship
  Arizona Darsi Turner 22 Yuma Ballet, "Through the Eyes of Love" from Ice Castles
  Arkansas Heather Hunnicutt 22 Fayetteville Vocal, "Born To Be Blue" Daughter of Miss Arkansas 1960, Claudette Smith
  California Paige Adams 22 Hemet Vocal, "Some Day My Prince Will Come" Previously Alaska's Junior Miss 1986

Judged the Miss America 2008 pageant

  Colorado Colleen Walker 21 Pueblo Vocal, "Wishing You Were Somehow Here Again" from The Phantom of the Opera
  Connecticut Stephanie Stiefel 26 West Haven Classical Vocal, "Quando me'n vo'"
  Delaware Beth Ann Jones 22 Wilmington Vocal Medley
  Florida Mary Ann Olson 24 Sarasota Vocal, "Where the Boys Are" Non-finalist Talent Award
  Georgia Kimberly Hardee 20 Lilburn Vocal selections from The Phantom of the Opera Reality TV pageant coach on Lifetime's Kim of Queens
  Hawaii Carolyn Suzanne Sapp 24 Honolulu Vocal, "Ain't Misbehavin'" Winner Preliminary Lifestyle & Fitness Award Previously National Sweetheart 1990
  Idaho Sarah Louise Benson 18 Nampa Classical Piano
  Illinois Cheryl Majercik 26 Niles Classical Vocal, "O Mio Babbino Caro" Non-finalist Talent Award

Quality of Life Winner

  Indiana Kari Hipsher 23 Wabash Ballet en Pointe
  Iowa Lisa Somodi 23 Muscatine Classical Piano, "Hungarian Rhapsody No. 15" 3rd runner-up Preliminary Talent Award
  Kansas Robbin Lee Wasson 21 Lenexa Vocal Medley, "How Long Has This Been Going On?" & "It's a Miracle" Top 10
  Kentucky Sheri Plambeck 23 Lexington Tap Dance, "The Joint Is Jumpin'"
  Louisiana Christi Page 21 Ruston Piano/Vocal, "Great Balls of Fire" Top 10 Preliminary Lifestyle & Fitness Award
  Maine Dorie Noble 25 South Portland Comedic Monologue, "Yma Dream" by Thomas Meehan
  Maryland Debra Renea Fries 26 Waldorf Baton Twirling, "Hooked on America" Preliminary Talent Award

Non-finalist Talent Award

  Massachusetts Melissa Bloemker 20 East Boston Harp, "Tango & Rumba from Suite of Eight Dances" by Carlos Salzedo Non-finalist Talent Award
  Michigan Sandra Kay Metiva 25 Saginaw Vocal, "Amazing Grace" Non-finalist Talent Award
  Minnesota Julie Richardson 24 Fridley Vocal, "Someone Like You" from Jekyll & Hyde
  Mississippi Mary Allison Hurdle 24 Holly Springs Classical Vocal, "Chi Il Bel Sogno di Doretta" from La rondine 4th runner-up
  Missouri Soncee Brown 24 Springfield Vocal/Piano, "He Touched Me" from Drat! The Cat! 2nd runner-up
  Montana Jenni Ramseth 18 Billings Classical Piano, Variations sérieuses by Felix Mendelssohn Non-finalist Talent Award
  Nebraska Vicki Linn Train 24 North Platte Piano, "Prelude" from Pour le piano Non-finalist Talent Award

Quality of Life Finalist

  Nevada Malia Winn 17 Minden Interpretive Ballet, music from Somewhere in Time
  New Hampshire Deborah Jean Howard 24 Concord Vocal, "The Glory of Love"
  New Jersey Amy Fissel 24 Ocean City Comedic Monologue, "Mountaineer's Motorcycle" Later Miss New Jersey USA 1993

Top 6 at Miss USA 1993

  New Mexico Bekki Shipley 20 Tucumcari Flute & Piccolo
  New York Marisol Montalvo 23 Holbrook Classical Vocal, "Tu che di gel sei cinta" from Turandot 1st runner-up Preliminary Talent Award
  North Carolina Jennifer Smith 22 Mount Airy Semi-classical Vocal, "Half a Moment" from By Jeeves Top 10
  North Dakota VanNessa Straub 24 Fargo Piano, Warsaw Concerto
  Ohio Renee Autherson 21 Newark Vocal/Tap Dance, "Fabulous Feet" from The Tap Dance Kid
  Oklahoma Gina Lynne Smith 21 Stillwater Vocal Medley, "Somewhere" Quality of Life 1st runner-up
  Oregon Carolyn Helen Ladd 24 Corvallis Vocal, "I Must Be a Star"
  Pennsylvania Linda O'Boyle 23 Dupont Technique Tap Dance, "Hoofin'" Non-finalist Talent Award

Quality of Life 2nd runner-up

  Rhode Island Debi Cutler 26 North Providence Vocal, "Shine On, Harvest Moon"
  South Carolina Ronnetta Hatcher 26 Columbia Percussion Later Mrs. South Carolina 2015
  South Dakota Melissa Brown 22 Rapid City Vocal, "Crazy"
  Tennessee Jill Horn 23 Memphis Vocal, "On a Clear Day You Can See Forever"
  Texas Rhonda Morrison 21 Coldspring Vocal, "My Funny Valentine" Top 10
  Utah Elizabeth Anne Johnson 21 Orem Classical Piano, "Hungarian Rhapsodies" Preliminary Lifestyle & Fitness Award 1st runner-up at National Sweetheart 1990

Mother of Miss Utah 2018, Jesse Craig

  Vermont Tina Ostrowski 21 Bellows Falls Vocal, "I've Got a Crush on You"
  Virginia Sheri Huffman 23 Lynchburg Vocal, "If I Can Dream" Non-finalist Talent Award
  Washington SoYoung Kwon 22 Olympia Classical Piano, "Mephisto Waltz" Top 10
  West Virginia Leah Lasker 23 Bluefield Tap Dance, "I'm a Brass Band" from Sweet Charity Non-finalist Interview Award
  Wisconsin Brenda Jo Haines 19 Arcadia Jazz Clarinet
 Wyoming Laurie Briggs 23 Cheyenne Jazz Tap Dance

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