Who Is Grace Stanke, Winner Of Miss America 2023?

Naveena Prasad M

Miss Wisconsin, Grace Stanke has won the Miss America 2023 title. She competed with 50 other contestants before finally winning the title.

Grace Stanke described her decision to participate as “one of the best decisions I’ve ever made“. 

Stanke was crowned Miss America 2023 at the Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut on December 15, 2022. As the winner, she was presented with a new sash and a crown.

Stanke is a 20-year-old from Wasau, Wisconsin. She became the 95th winner of the Miss America competition.

At 13, Grace first competed in the Miss Wisconsin Outstanding Teen organization  In 2017, she became Miss Wisconsin Outstanding Teen.

Stanke was the semifinalist in the Miss Wisconsin competition last year. And this year she won the Miss Badgerland title before winning Miss Wisconsin in June 2022.

She is a senior at the University of Wisconsin and is studying nuclear engineering. She plans to complete her degree after serving a year as the face of the Miss America Organisation.

The new Miss America for the talent session of the competition did a great classical violin performance. As a nuclear engineering student, Stanke is an advocate of nuclear energy and environment-friendly policies.

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