Georgia's Betty Cantrell wins Miss America.
MISS Georgia Betty Cantrell is the new Miss America.
CANTRELL rode an opera performance to the title in Atlantic City's Boardwalk Hall on Sunday night, beating 51 other competitors in the nationally televised pageant.The pageant also marked the return of Miss America 1984 Vanessa Williams, who was back for the first time after resigning her crown following a nude photo scandal.
Cantrell sang an opera number for her talent performance.
She won a preliminary competition earlier in the week, also with an opera performance.