Article Photos: Brooklyn resident wins Miss America crown 2/15

This photo courtesy Miss America Organization shows Miss Washington Mandy Schendel who took the trophy for the third round of the Lifestyle and Fitness category after modeling a strapless white Catalina swimsuit on Thursday. Jan. 10, 2013, at the Planet Hollywood casino in Las Vegas. The 22-year-old from Newcastle, Wash., earned a $1,000 Amway scholarship for it.  (AP Photo/Miss America Organization)