Miss Wisconsin Laura Kaeppeler was named the Miss America 2012 winner during the Miss USA Beauty Pageant held in the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino venue, Las Vegas, Nevada on Saturday night, 14 January 2012. The 23-year-old Miss Wisconsin beauty queen impressed the judges and audiences in an amazing achromatic swimsuit, a colored beaded eve scrubs, and with a soft opera disclosure. Miss Oklahoma Betty Thompson and Miss New York Kaitlyn Monte were placed the second and third, respectively.
The 23-year-old winner Laura Kaeppeler from Wisconsin was born in March 1988 and raised in Kenosha. She is the first woman representing Wisconsin to win Miss America since Terry Anne Meeuwsen won in 1973. The 23-year-old brunette was crowned in Las Vegas thanks to her physical assets and her well thought campaign. During the event, she expresses her her childhood experiences rather than the usual “peace-on-earth” and “promote-the environment” campaigns – that proves her genuine and intelligent, not just beautiful, brought her success.
Laura Kaeppeler in bikini: Miss America 2012 winner appears in the swimsuit competition of 'The 2012 Miss America Pageant' telecast live from the Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino in Las Vegas on 14 January 2012
The 23-year-old beauty queen from Wisconsin, who shines on a white bikini and black beaded evening gown, singing opera and answering a question about politics, wins the pageant Saturday night
Besides fabulous figure in a very flattering jewel-accented white bikini, Miss Wisconsin has a great face as well
Laura Kaeppeler attended the Carthage College and earned a degree in music
Her talent in the 2012 Miss America Competition is Opera singing
Speaking with The Associated Press after winning the crown and $50,000 scholarship on Saturday night, Miss America 2012 Laura Kaeppeler emphasizes, “There are many of you out there – and I was one of them – but it doesn't have to define you”
Miss Kenosha Laura Kaeppeler poses for pictures during the physical fitness/swimsuit portion of the 2010 Miss Wisconsin Pageant held at the Alberta Kimball Auditorium
Miss America 2012 winner introduces herself to pageant viewers by mentioning the NFL's defending Super Bowl champions and their superstar quarterback
Miss America 2012 Laura Kaeppeler in bikini (Pictures)
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