HomeFilipino AmericanMiss Texas second-runner-up at Miss America competition

Miss Texas second-runner-up at Miss America competition

Averie Bishop, the first Asian American Miss Texas, was named second-runner-up at the Miss America 2023 competition on Thursday.

Bishop became the first Asian American to win Miss Texas in June. She is a Filipino American lawyer from Carrollton, Texas. According to CW 33, she is also on Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson’s 16-person Anti-Hate Advisory Council

Miss Wisconsin Grace Stanke was crowned Miss America 2023 on Thursday night. According to Parade, Miss New York Taryn Delanie Smith was first-runner-up and Bishop was second-runner-up.

Bishop will receive a $20,000 scholarship. She posted about the competition on Instagram and congratulated Stanke.

“Your new Miss America, Grace from Wisconsin!! A nuclear engineer and a beast on violin. So happy to have been your dressing room neighbor. She’s an advocate for clean energy. Good luck on all of your endeavors!” Bishop wrote.

AsAmNews is published by the non-profit, Asian American Media Inc. Follow us on FacebookX, InstagramTikTok and YouTube. Please consider making a tax-deductible donation to support our efforts to produce diverse content about the AAPI communities. We are supported in part by funding provided by the State of California, administered by the California State Library in partnership with the California Department of Social Services and the California Commission on Asian and Pacific Islander American Affairs as part of the Stop the Hate program. To report a hate incident or hate crime and get support, go to CA vs Hate.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.


Worth the Time

Must Read

Regular Features


Discover more from AsAmNews

Subscribe now to keep reading and get access to the full archive.

Continue reading