Betty Cantrell is a young American student who became a titleholder of Miss America 2016. She is the first Miss Georgia to be crowned Miss America since Neva Jane Langley, Miss America 1953. Kira Kazantsev (Miss New York 2014) crowned her successor, Miss Georgia 2015, Betty Cantrell. Her height is 5 ft 7 in (170 cm), measurements: bust – 88, waist – 62, hips – 89.
Betty Cantrell’s date of birth is 1st of September, 1994.
The girl was brought up in the family of doctors. Her parents, Mike and Tassie, work in a hospital as physical therapists.
After finishing the school the girl entered the academy Mount de Sales, which exists under supervision of Mercer University. The young woman studies vocal at her lessons.
The Way to Miss America 2016
As American mass media reports, Betty Cantrell appeared at the stage of various beauty pageants not long ago. She started two years ago only for she had never considered herself to be an attractive teenager.
In 2014 Cantrell applied for the Miss Georgia 2015 participation. The girl showed there good results and was awarded the crown in pair with a chance to take part in the national contest.
Earlier in 2014 Betty was involved in Miss Warner Robins 2015 contest and had won it too. It allowed her for the next step of taking part in regional beauty pageant.
Winning Miss America 2016 pageant
13 September, 2015, Miss America 2016 finals were held in Atlantic City.
Betty performed aria song during the talents contest, what was highly appreciated by the audience. 51 runner-ups took part in the contest.
The jury of national beauty contest defined New York District representatives as winners for three years at a run. This time the relay was stopped by a girl, who represented state of Georgia. Betty won the first place and obtained a money prize in amount of 50 thousand dollars.
Some Interesting Facts about Betty Cantrell’s Life
In spite of the tight schedule that is caused by the pageant titleholder responsibilities, we mean charity and different shows, the girl finds the time to going for sports and music.
The young woman was brought up on the lands, so she can operate a real tractor in order to maintain fields and grow up crops.
Now the titleholder promotes different platform that are voting for healthy childhood and healthy way of living.