PHOTOS: Miss America winners through the years

Saturday - 1/12/2013, 11:55am EST

By The Associated Press

(AP) - Women from every state are competing for the Miss America crown Saturday night, an honor that carries with it a $50,000 scholarship and a yearlong run as an advocate and role model.

Among the preliminary winners were Miss Maryland and Miss Oklahoma. Miss Alabama won the $6,000 Quality of Life Scholarship for her commitment to community service.

Here is a look at some of the past winners.


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