Katie Stam was named 2009's Miss America. This 22-year-old University of Indianapolis student became the first winner of this contesnt to...

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Kelli McCarty won the 1991 Miss USA Pageant.

This weekend, Katie Stam defeated all comers at the 2009 Miss American Pageant.

  • Kelli McCarty Pic
  • Katie Stam Photo

And while McCarty might be dealing with a different set of comers in her new adult movie, Faithless, it only makes sense to match up the two beauty pageant contestants currently in the news.

Kelli McCarty or Katie Stam: Who would you rather...

 

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Katie Stam was crowned Miss America last night, fighting off a throat infection, laryngitis and, of course, 51 other contestants to win the competition.

The 22-year-old University of Indianapolis student is the first Hoosier State native to earn this title.

Among her highlights on the evening: Stam belted out a rendition of "Via Dolorosa" during the talent portion; while she lambasted the use of performance-enhancing drugs among professional athletes and defined "glamor" during her interview.

"That beauty that you feel on the inside, it's that confidence, that radiance inside of you, that's what glamour is," Stam said.

Stam earned a $50,000 scholarship for her victory. She wants to obtain a bachelor's degree in communications and become a television news anchor.

Here are a few more photos of Katie Stam, including ones from the aforementioned talent and interview segments. Click on each to enlarge:

Katie Stam Photo