Miss Wisconsin Grace Stanke crowned Miss America 2023

Miss America 2023

By: Ashish Pokhriyal

Miss Wisconsin Grace Stanke was crowned Miss America 2023 in a glitzy event held at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut on Dec.15

Stanke is the third Miss Wisconsin to win the title, following Terry Meeuwsen in 1973 and Laura Kaeppeler in 2012.

She earned a $50,000 scholarship for her win. Taryn Delanie Smith, Miss New York, was named first runner-up and received a $25,000 scholarship on Thursday.