Savvy Shields is Miss Arkansas 2016

Savvy Shields Crowned Miss Arkansas 2016

Savvy Shields from Fayetteville was crowned Miss Arkansas 2016 on June 9, 2016 in Hot Springs. Savvy Shields succeeds Loren McDaniel, who was a Top 15 finalist at Miss America pageant last year. Savvy will now compete at Miss America 2017, hoping to be crowned as next Miss America by the reigning beauty queen, Betty Cantrell from Georgia.

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Savvy Shields is not new to pageants and has formerly won Miss Arkansas’s Outstanding Teen in the year 2009. Her platform for Miss America is “Eat Better, Live Better,” a campaign to encourage healthy living. She performed a jazz dance to “They Just Keep Moving the Line” for the talent portion of the contest.

Arkansas has twice won the Miss America title through Donna Axum in 1964 and Elizabeth Ward in 1982.

Complete Results

Top 11-

  1. Stoni Butler-Camden
  2. Maggie Benton-Jonesboro
  3. Destiny Quinn-Jonesboro
  4. Samantha Hudon-Hot Springs
  5. Jennifer Ulloa- Jonesboro
  6. Caitlyn Cook-Conway
  7. Bailey Moses- Cabot
  8. Savannah Skidmore- Calico Rock
  9. Brooke Cornelius- Hope
  10. Ashton Purtle- Russellville

Top 5-

  1. Savannah Skidmore
  2. Brooke Cornelius
  3. Bailey Moses
  4. Ashton Purtle
  5. Savvy Shields

Voting Poll for People’s Choice Poll of Miss America 2017 Opened! VOTE HERE!

Meet The Contestants of Miss America 2017 Here!

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