Memphis native Grace Burgess preliminary Talent winner for Miss America
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Miss Tennessee, Grace Burgess, was the preliminary talent winner at the Miss America pageant.
Burgess, a Memphis native, sang “Desperado” and earned herself a $2,000 scholarship Tuesday night.
Preliminary competition continues Wednesday and Thursday.
The finals will be held this Sunday, September 11, at 9 p.m.