Meet The Jury of Miss America 2017
The 96th edition of Miss America pageant is scheduled to take place on September 11, 2016 at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey. In the conclusion of the Miss America 2017 pageant, Betty Cantrell from Georgia will pass on her crown to her successor.
With about only one month left for the grand finale of Miss America 2017, Miss America Organization announced the jury panel for the pageant, who will judge 52 delegates competing to fill the shoes of the reigning Miss America, Betty Cantrell. So let us have a look at the jury panel of Miss America 2017.
Mark Cuban is a businessman and investor. He owns the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks, Landmark Theatres and Magnolia Pictures. Mark Cuban is also the chairman of the HDTV cable network AXS TV. Furthermore, he is a “shark” investor on the television series, Shark Tank. In 2011, Cuban wrote an e-book, “How to Win at the Sport of Business”, wherein he chronicles his life experiences in business and sports.
Sara Foster is an American actress, best known for her role as Jen Clark on 90210. She was a fashion model before joining the film industry. Sara Foster is the daughter of music producer, David Foster and former model, Rebecca Foster, and is married to tennis player Tommy Haas.
Cole Swindell is an American country music singer and songwriter. Swindell has written singles for Craig Campbell, Thomas Rhett, Scotty McCreery, and Luke Bryan, and has released two albums for Warner Bros. Records Nashville. The first album has produced four singles: “Chillin’ It”, “Hope You Get Lonely Tonight”, “Ain’t Worth the Whiskey”, and “Let Me See Ya Girl”, all of which have charted in the top 5 of Hot Country Songs.
Sharlene Wells Hawkes
Sharlene Wells Hawkes is a former Miss America titleholder, who was crowned as Miss America 1985. She was the first foreign-born, bilingual Miss America. Hawkes currently serves as Executive Vice President of Story Rock Electronic Publishing, and as president of its military division, Remember My Service, producing historical records for each military personnel.