Miss New York, Kira Kazantsev, was crowned Miss America 2015 Sunday from Atlantic City's famed Boardwalk Hall. The final night of the 2015 Miss America Competition was broadcast live on ABC.
The Miss America Organization is one of the nation's leading achievement programs and the world's largest provider of scholarship assistance for young women.
The 2015 Miss America Competition marked its fifth consecutive year on ABC.
Miss America 2014 Nina Davuluri crowns Miss New York, Kira Kazantsev, as her successor. (ABC photo by Ida Mae Astute)
Miss America 2015 Kira Kazantsev (ABC photo by Ida Mae Astute)