Savvy Shields, representing Arkansas, walked away as the new Miss America 2017 at the end of Sunday's pageant.
Already that seems like enough to keep Savvy Shields busy from dawn through dusk, but our new Miss America also has a passion for fitness and healthy eating, promoting her "Eat Better, Live Better" platform on campus and on Instagram.
During the question and answer section, she displayed the utmost diplomacy when asked about Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.
Before Shields was crowned in the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, she had to outshine 51 other contestants.
The pageant began in Atlantic City in 1921 as a way to extend the summer tourist season beyond Labor Day weekend.
The competition was tough but Shields came into first place.
Missouri's Erin O'Flaherty, who in June became the first openly lesbian contestant in the history of the almost century-old pageant, failed to make the first cut of 15 selected from 52 entrants from the 50 US states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.
Even before the Miss America pageant, her crowning as Miss Michigan displeased some internet commenters in the USA and China, with some saying she was not pretty enough to represent the Chinese diaspora. She was followed by contestants from New York, Washington and Mississippi. The Miss America pageant victor says she never settles and she never allows herself to feel she has reached her life goals.
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The Miss America pageant airs Sunday, Sept. 11, at 9 p.m. on ABC. Miss District of Columbia Cierra Jackson won the first night swimsuit competition. The Miss America Organization also provides young women with a vehicle to further their personal and professional goals and instills within them a spirit of community service through a variety of nationwide community-based programs.
The sashes have been steamed, the hair teased and the routines polished.
Savvy Shields wins a $50,000 scholarship.