Miss Iowa

The Miss Iowa competition is the pageant that selects the representative for the state of Iowa in the Miss America pageant.

In 1970, Miss Iowa Cheryl Adrianne Browne became the first African American ever to compete in the Miss America pageant in Atlantic City. No contestant from Iowa has ever won the national Miss America title although two Miss Iowas have been named First Runner Up.

Contestants at the local and state levels of the Miss Iowa program use the scholarship money they earn to help pay for college and graduate school. In addition to scholarships granted to local and state winners, the Miss Iowa program awards scholarships for outstanding interview skills, talent, and other special awards.

The Miss Iowa pageant is a three-day program held in the Quad-Cities every June.

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