Katie Stam Miss America 2009 Winner
22-year-old Katie Stam of Indiana has been crowned Miss America 2009 in Las Vegas on Saturday night.
"That beauty that you feel on the inside, it's that confidence, that radiance inside of you, that's what glamour is," Miss Indiana Stam said. She also won Tuesday night’s swimsuit preliminary round.
She is a communications major at the University of Indianapolis. An aspiring broadcaster, Stam has interned at two Indianapolis TV stations.
The first runner-up was Miss Georgia Chasity Hardman.