THE ACADEMY OF HONOR AWARD, QUALITY OF LIFE & STEM SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS ANNOUNCED ON STAGE DURING PRELIMINARY COMPETITION

The enthusiasm and excitement filled Boardwalk Hall this week as the Miss America Organization proudly presented the Academy of Honor Award to Chet Welch, President and State Executive Director of the Miss Pennsylvania Organization. Chet began volunteering for the Miss America Organization more than 35 years ago. Throughout this time he has served in varying roles, including Local Director for…

Miss Georgia and Miss Iowa Win Preliminary Awards on Thursday, September 10th, the Third Night of the 2016 Miss America Competition

During the second of three preliminary nights for the 2016 Miss America Competition in Boardwalk Hall, Miss Georgia, Betty Cantrell, was named Thursday night’s preliminary Talent winner for her operatic vocal performance of “Tu Tu Piccolo Iddio.” Betty will receive a $2,000 scholarship. Also capturing the spotlight was Miss Iowa, Taylor Wiebers, who was the preliminary Lifestyle and Fitness winner…

Miss Louisiana and Miss Florida Win Preliminary Awards on Wednesday, September 9th, the Second Night of the 2016 Miss America Competition

Miss Louisiana April Nelson, 23, sang her way to the top talent performance score with “Climb Every Mountain” from “The Sound of Music” during Wednesday night’s preliminary competition at the 95th Annual Miss America Scholarship Pageant in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Nelson, who has been a fan of the renowned musical since first seeing it at the age of seven,…

PRELIMINARY COMPETITION WEEK" JUDGES FOR THE NON-BROADCAST SEGMENT OF THE "2016 MISS AMERICA COMPETITION" ON SEPTEMBER 8, 9, & 10

THE MISS AMERICA ORGANIZATION ANNOUNCES “ Atlantic City, NJ (July 23, 2015) – The Miss America Organization, dick clark productions, and ABC announced today the panel of judges for the non-broadcast preliminary rounds of the “2016 Miss America Competition.” This diverse group of judges will select the top 15 finalists competing for the title of Miss America 2016 during the…

ENTRY DEADLINE APPROACHING FOR 2015 ACADEMY NICHOLL SCREENWRITING COMPETITION

LOS ANGELES, CA — The regular deadline to submit entries for the 2015 Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting competition is Friday, April 10, at 11:59 p.m. PT.  In November, as many as five $35,000 fellowships will be awarded to amateur screenwriters. Deadlines and entry fees are as follows:      Regular deadline: April 10, at 11:59 p.m. PT; entry fee US$55    …

ACADEMY LAUNCHES 2015 STUDENT ACADEMY AWARDS® COMPETITION

Winners eligible for Oscars®Academy highlights the next generation of filmmakers LOS ANGELES, CA – The Academy is now accepting entries for its 2015 Student Academy Awards competition. All Student Academy Award® winners become eligible for Oscars consideration.  The 42nd Student Academy Awards presentation will be held on Friday, September 18, at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. Beginning…