There is a new Miss America 2009 and that is 22 year old, Katie Stam of Indiana. She took home $50,000 and will spend one year traveling and making public appearances. The first runner up was Miss Georgia Chasity Hardman. Katie Stam majors in Communication at the University of Indianapolis and plans to work on TV News.
She started to compete for pageant ever since she was 15 years old. Katie also won Tuesday night’s swimsuit preliminary round. Katie was also one of four of People’s Choice where people watching the TLC series, “ Miss America: Countdown to the Crown.” There you have it and the crown goes to Miss Indiana Katie Stam.