The 2015 Miss America competition finalists visited DC on Monday and Tuesday to promote the Miss America Organization’s scholarship program, participate in leadership training, and discuss STEM education. The Miss America program is the leading provider of college scholarships for women in America, and this year, the organization will award five STEM scholarships worth $5,000 each.
The contestants began their day at the White House, attended Running Start (a women’s leadership training), visited with STEM officials at the Department of Education, and ended their day with a tour of the Capitol. From Washington, contestants headed directly to Atlantic City for two weeks of activities in preparation for the 2015 Miss America competition finals live on ABC, Sunday, September 14, at Boardwalk Hall. Read more