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[03/26/07 - 10:32 PM]
Miss Tennessee USA Wins the Title of Miss Usa(R) 2007 During Live NBC Telecast on March 23
Rachel Smith received a full tuition scholarship to Belmont University and graduated with a degree in Journalism.

[via press release from NBC]

MISS TENNESSEE USA WINS THE TITLE OF MISS USA� 2007 DURING LIVE NBC TELECAST ON MARCH 23

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. - March 23, 2007 - This evening, during one of the year�s most exciting live television events, a star-studded panel of judges chose Miss Tennessee USA Rachel Smith as MISS USA� 2007.

Ms. Smith received a full tuition scholarship to Belmont University and graduated with a degree in Journalism. The 21-year-old Clarksville native is highly involved in community volunteering for numerous organizations and has traveled to South Africa to assist young women from less advantaged backgrounds.

The judging panel for the 2007 Miss USA� Pageant included: Vince Young; NFL Quarter-back for the Tennessee Titans; Bravo�s �Blowout� star, Jonathan Antin; Los Angeles Lakers owner, real estate tycoon Dr. Jerry Buss; E! News Co-Host Giuliana De Pandi; MTV�s �Total Request Live� VJ and �Entertainment Tonight� Correspondent Vanessa Minnillo; President and Creative Director, Baby Phat Kimora Lee Simmons; Jerry Springer host of NBC�s hit show �America�s Got Talent� and Corinne Nicolas, President of Trump Model Management headlined the celebrity-judging panel.

Throughout the live two-hour primetime event hosted by �Access Hollywood�s� Nancy O�Dell and Tim Vincent, the contestants competed in three categories: swimsuit, evening gown and interview. After these competitions, the Top Five finalists were selected before the crowning. Tara Conner, Miss USA 2006, crowned her successor before an estimated worldwide viewing audience of more than 250 million.

Final Results:

First Runner Up: Miss Rhode Island USA, Danielle Lacourse will assume the duties of Miss USA 2007 if the titleholder is named Miss UNIVERSE 2007 or for some reason cannot fulfill her responsibilities.

Second Runner Up: Miss Kansas USA, Cara Renee Gorges.

Rest of Top Five: Miss Nevada USA, Helen Salas; Miss California USA, Meagan Yvonne Tandy.

Rest of Top Ten: Miss Virginia USA, Lauren Elizabeth Barnette; Miss Hawaii USA, Chanel Wise; Miss Missouri USA, Amber Marie Seyer; Miss Texas USA, Magen Ellis; Miss Utah USA, Heather Anderson.

Miss Photogenic USA� Award: Miss Alabama, Rebecca Moore. The general public voted on www.nbc.com for the delegate who exemplifies beauty through the lens of a camera.

Miss Congeniality USA� Award: Miss Montana USA, Stephanie Trudeau. The award reflects the respect and admiration of the delegate�s peers, who voted for her as the most congenial, charismatic and inspirational participant.

The MISS USA� 2007 prize package includes: Official Miss USA Mikimoto pearl tiara; year-long salary as Miss USA, two-year Scholarship from The NY Film Academy; custom designed wardrobe by Tadashi; National and International multi-media advertising campaign and a complete denim wardrobe from YMI Jeanswear; a four day 3 night all-inclusive vacation from American Airlines; shoe wardrobe from Nina Footwear; a year supply of haircare by Farouk Systems; one year modeling representation with Trump Model Management; a swimsuit wardrobe from BSC Swimwear Thailand; a New York City apartment for the year of her reign including living expenses, the opportunity to represent the USA at the 2007 Miss Universe pageant; a crystal trophy from Rogaska crystal; a Ritmo Mundo Jumbo Jet Piccola Data timepiece and a personal appearance wardrobe.

The Miss Universe Organization, producers of the MISS UNIVERSE�, MISS USA� and MISS TEEN USA� Pageants, is a Donald J. Trump and National Broadcasting Company, Inc. (NBC) partnership. Utilizing its nationwide grass roots infrastructure, the Miss Universe Organization is committed to increasing awareness of breast and ovarian cancers. By forging relationships with organizations committed to research and education, such as the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation and Gilda�s Club, Miss USA is armed to educate women today.





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