Jonna Fitzgerald

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Jonna Fitzgerald is an American beauty pageant titleholder and musical entertainer. She was crowned Miss Texas 1985[1] then Preliminary Talent Winner[2] and 2nd Runner Up to Miss America 1986.[3] In computer modelling that successfully predicted that Susan Akin would be named Miss America, Fitzgerald's odds were set at 22 to 1.[4]

Fitzgerald was a featured entertainer for the 1985 Vice-Presidential Inaugural Ball in Washington, D.C. with Johnnie High's Country Music Revue. Through the years she has shared the stage with artists such as Janie Fricke, Jerry Clower, Frenchie Burke, Mason Dixon, Larry Gatlin, Shoji Tabuchi, Johnnie Gimble, and Charlie Daniels. The country music Revue Association named her “Instrumentalist of the Year” in 1989.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Former Miss Texas Seeks Ouster Of State Pageant Director". Bonham Daily Favorite. 14 August 1990.
  2. ^ "Suspense Building At Pageant". Deseret News. 14 September 1985.
  3. ^ "Miss Mississippi Is Miss America". Beaver County Times. Associated Press. 15 September 1985.
  4. ^ "Professor's computer picks Miss Mississippi". Wilmington Morning Star. Wilmington, NC. Associated Press. 10 September 1985. p. 1D. Retrieved 19 August 2015.
Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Tamara Hext
Miss Texas
1985
Succeeded by
Stephany Samone