Guilford College hosted 82 contestants and nineteen-year-old 6′ 2 Jeanne Swanner of Graham played the ukulele in a comedy sketch to capture the title. She won Miss Congeniality at both the Miss North Carolina and Miss America pageants and remains the tallest contestant ever to compete in the Miss America pageant.

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