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Miss America 1982
Date September 12, 1981
Presenters Ron Ely
Venue Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey
Broadcaster NBC
Winner Elizabeth Ward
Arkansas Arkansas

Miss America 1982, the 55th Miss America, pageant, was held at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey on September 12, 1981 on NBC Network.


  • Miss America : Arkansas Elizabeth Ward (Miss Arkansas)
  • First runner-up: Illinois Sandra Truitt (Miss Illinois)
  • Second runner-up: Georgia (U.S. state) Kristl Evans (Miss Georgia)
  • Third runner-up: Indiana Pamela Carlberg (Miss Indiana)
  • Fourth runner-up: Texas Sheri Ryman (Miss Texas)
  • 5 semi-finalists: Karen Hopson (Miss Mississippi), Suzanne Alexander (Miss New York), Julie Ross (Miss Oregon), Jonelle Smith (Miss Utah) & Keungsuk Kim (Miss Wisconsin).
  • Preliminary Talent winners: Sandra Truitt (Miss Illinois), Suzanne Alenxander (Miss New York) & Sheri Ryman (Miss Texas).
  • Preliminary Swimsuit winners: Elizabeth Ward (Miss Arkansas), Katren Hopson (Miss Mississippi) & Kristine Elizabeth Weitz (Miss Washington).

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Tue, 02 Sep 2014 01:25:05 -0700

Former National Sweethearts who swapped previous runner-up positions for the Miss America crown include Pam Eldred, Miss America 1970; Rebecca King, Miss America 1974; Grace E. Ward, Miss America 1982; Debrah L. Turner, Miss America 1990; ...


Mon, 15 Sep 2014 23:11:15 -0700

Laura Matthys, Miss America 1982. Baton twirling is a staple in the beauty pageant talent repertoire, and given America's fixation with guns, it was only a matter of time before one was substituted for the other. If your limited knowledge of firearms ...
Sun, 15 Jul 2012 06:24:42 -0700

... things you need to learn in order to keep yourselves safe from abduction.” If crowned Miss America, she will become the third Miss Arkansas to win the national title. The first two were Miss America 1964 Donna Axum and Miss America 1982 Elizabeth Ward.
Sun, 26 Jun 2011 08:46:48 -0700

... as first runner-up at the 2005 America's Outstanding Teen pageant. Eight of the past 10 Miss Californias have placed in the top 10 at the Miss America pageant. The last Californian to win the national crown was Miss America 1982 Debra Maffett of ...
Fri, 13 Jul 2012 11:32:47 -0700

One more night of preliminary competition will be held Friday night before Saturday night is dedicated to final competition and the crowning of Miss Arkansas 2012. The winner of the pageant will represent Arkansas at the 2013 Miss America pageant, ...


Thu, 12 Jun 2014 05:11:15 -0700

Miss America 1982, la Ward ebbe una buna carriera nel piccolo mondo dello star system locale americano. Fino al 1992, quando cominciarono a circolare rumor su una sua relazione con Bill Clinton, allora governatore dell'Arkansas. Sei anni dopo la miss ...

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