22-year-old broadcast journalism student Caressa Cameron was crowned Miss American 2010, beating out a field of 52 other contestants and pocketing $50,000 for the honor.
Miss American 2010 – Top 5
Miss Virginia, Caressa Cameron
Miss California, Kristy Cavinder
Miss Tennessee, Stefanie Wittler
Miss Louisiana, Katherine Putnam
Miss Kentucky, Mallory Ervin
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