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The title of Miss America was claimed by Miss Arkansas, Savvy Shields. She defeated the 51 other contestants as she came out as a winner. Her success was assured when her jazz routine in the preliminary talent competition won everyone's hearts.
And as for the question and answer portion, she was queried about the Democratic Presidential nominee Hilary Clinton.
"If you're trying to be a leader of the free world, everything you say and do matters and all of your actions are held to a higher standard," Shields said. "Both of the contestants have done a good job, but they also need to watch what they're doing."
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"I want to hopefully work in a museum and teach at a collegiate level," she talks about the future.
Other finalists in the top 15 were Massachusetts; Kentucky; Washington; Arkansas; Idaho; South Carolina; Texas; Iowa; Oklahoma; California; Maryland; New York; Tennessee; Mississippi and Louisiana.
"Our country was founded on compromise," she said. "I really think we're in a state now where both parties seem to just be yelling at each other. I hope that by the end of my year, we're starting to reward politicians on compromising instead of just defending themselves.''
"I have two daughters...I think its important for them to have role models who are confident and savvy," Cuban said in the conference.
"It's awesome as a woman to see you get this moment," Ciara urged Shields. "I just encourage you to enjoy this moment, because when great things like this happen, they can sometimes pass you by."