Miss America 2016 Betty Cantrell Makes Her First Media Tour as Miss America – Watch the Videos!

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Betty Cantrell was crowned Miss America 2016 and awarded a $50,000 scholarship on Sunday, September 13th, during the 95th anniversary telecast on the ABC Television Network.

For her talent, Betty performed an operatic vocal performance of “Tu Tu Piccolo Iddio” and her personal platform is Healthy Children, Strong America.

Betty’s journey as Miss America began this week with a media tour in New York City where she made appearances on the following programs:

 Good Morning America



Live! with Kelly and Michael


Inside Edition


This afternoon Betty had another full day, including a visit to the New York Stock Exchange to ring the opening bell and an appearance on the program Fox & Friends

You can tune-in to watch Miss America 2016 Betty Cantrell as she continues on her media tour this week in Los Angeles:

Streamy Awards 

Live on VH1 September 17th, at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT

Hollywood Today Live 

September 18th, at 12:00 p.m. ET on FOX

Hallmark Home & Family 

September 22nd, repeat on September 23rd

*Check your local listings

Miss America 2016 Betty Cantrell‘s fashions are provided by Joseph Ribkoff, the official wardrobe sponsor to Miss America, who also contributes to Betty’s national scholarship award.

Written by Juliet Schroder

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Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.