Mallory Hagan

American politician

Mallory Hagan (born December 23, 1988) is an American beauty queen. She was crowned Miss America 2013.[1] Since 1989, each contestant has to choose an issue she cares deeply about to promote.[2] Hagan chose increasing awareness and prevention of child sexual abuse.[3] Along with the crown she won a $50,000 college scholarship.[3]

Mallory Hagan
Hagan in the 2013 Show Us Your Shoes parade in Atlantic City, NJ
Mallory Hytes Hagan

(1988-12-23) December 23, 1988 (age 35)
EducationOpelika High School
Auburn University
Fashion Institute of Technology
OccupationBeauty Queen
Height5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
TitleMiss Brooklyn 2010
Miss Manhattan 2011
Miss New York City 2012
Miss New York 2012
Miss America 2013
TermJanuary 12, 2013 - September 15, 2013
PredecessorLaura Kaeppeler
SuccessorNina Davuluri

Hagen is originally from Opelika, Alabama. She came to New York from Alabama when she was 18 years old.[4] She had been competing in beauty contests since age 13.[4] Hagen entered the Miss New York contest in 2010 and 2011. She won in 2012.[4] The last Miss America from New York was Vanessa Williams in 1984. Hagen is the first Miss America from Brooklyn.[4]

With a concern for education, in her first 24 hours as Miss America, Hagan talked with United States Secretary of Education Arne Duncan.[5]

References change

  1. "Miss America 2013". 3 News. Archived from the original on February 9, 2015. Retrieved May 26, 2015.
  2. "Key Facts and Figures". Miss America Organization. Archived from the original on 10 May 2015. Retrieved 26 May 2015.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Josh Saul (13 January 2013). "There she is … Miss New York, a Brooklyn resident, wins Miss America pageant". New York Post. Retrieved 26 May 2015.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Hannah Dreier (13 January 2013). "Brooklyn resident wins Miss America crown". The Washington Times. Retrieved 26 May 2015.
  5. "Mallory Hagan crowned Miss America 2013 as organization continues to evolve". Beauty Pageant News. January 14, 2013. Retrieved January 30, 2016.