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Miss Iowa makes top five in Miss America contest

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Sperry (KWWL)-- Miss Iowa was named the second runner-up in the Miss America 2009 competition held in Las Vegas, Nevada.

22-year-old Olivia Myers of Sperry, was among the top five in the scholarship contest.

According to the Miss America web site, Myers attended high school at Mediapolis High school and went on to the University of Iowa. Find out more about Myers here.

Miss Indiana Katie Stam was crowned Miss America 2009. Stam battled a throat infection and laryngitis throughout the week.

Miss Georgia Chasity Hardman was first runner-up.

Online Producer: Michelle Caldwell

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