Miss America Pageant 2012

Miss America Pageant 2012
January 7th, 2012 - January 14th, 2012
Las Vegas, Nevada

Miss Wisconsin Laura Kaeppeler Wins Miss America Pageant

Posted Sunday January 15, 2012 5:21 AM GMT

With the field of fifty-two hopefuls being whittled down to one, Miss Wisconsin Laura Kaeppeler was chosen as the new Miss America during the 2012 Miss America Pageant in Las Vegas, Nevada on Saturday night (January 14).

The 23-year-old beauty queen lit up the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino venue while garnering the dreamt about crown, with Miss Oklahoma Betty Thompson and Miss New York Kaitlyn Monte placing second and third, respectively.