New York's Sydney Park and Alaska's Emma Broyles are WINNERS of Miss America 2022 Preliminary Awards


UNCASVILLE, CONN. (December 12, 2021) - On Sunday, December 12, the first of two preliminary nights of competition for the 100th Anniversary Miss America took place in the Mohegan Sun Earth Expo & Convention Center in Uncasville, Conn., where 51 candidates representing the 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia were vying for the crown and a $100,000 college scholarship. Tune in tomorrow for the second night of the preliminary competition as the Miss America goes live again on at 7:00PM ET.

Fifty-one outstanding women are competing for the job of Miss America 2022 and over $435,500 in scholarships this week, including a record $100,000 scholarship for the winner. The final night of the 100th Anniversary Miss America competition will air live on NBCUniversal’s streaming service, Peacock, on Thursday, Dec. 16, 2021, at 8:00PM ET, from the award-winning 10,000-seat Mohegan Sun Arena. This year’s competition will return with a new and enhanced format allowing audiences to stream the event live across all time zones for the first time ever.

First night preliminary winners were: Photo by Jenn Cady

Sydney Park, representing New York, was named the competition talent winner from preliminary night one and was awarded a $2,500 scholarship courtesy of Kawai Piano.

Emma Broyles, representing Alaska, was named the social impact pitch winner from preliminary night one and was awarded a $1,000 scholarship courtesy of IT Help, Inc.

For tickets or more information, go to Tickets and other purchases help support the candidates and their educational endeavors. To watch the final night of the Miss America competition, sign up for FREE by visiting or by downloading the Peacock TV app on your Smart TV, mobile device or tablet. More information can be found here. 

The Miss America Organization, a 501(c) (4), is one of the most recognizable household names in America working to empower young women through education and service. The Miss America Organization is comprised of 51 licensed state organizations, including all 50 states and the District of Columbia. The organization awards more than five million dollars in cash scholarships each year and millions more in-kind per year through national, state, and local programs. For more information, visit

To schedule an interview with reigning Miss America Camille Schrier or Miss America Organization Board Chair and Interim CEO Shantel Krebs, please contact Stacy Aboyoun (973-632-1576) or Nicolette Fosseta (973-879-5092) or

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