LAS VEGAS, NV - JANUARY 14: Laura Kaeppeler (L), Miss Wisconsin, poses with her father Jeff Kaeppeler during a news conference after she was named the new Miss America during the 2012 Miss America Pageant at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino January 14, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
Miss America Pageant 2012
•January 1, 1970
Wisconsin's Laura Kaeppeler was crowned the winner of the 2012 Miss America Pageant in Las Vegas.