Most widely known for being successful the Miss America pageant name in 2005, this southerner had previously served seeing that Miss Alabama 2004. After briefly their studies at the School of Virginia, she used in Samford School in Alabama. Towards the end of her calendar year as Miss America, she signed up for medical school on the School of Alabama (Birmingham). She wedded instructor Andrew Gunn in 2008. She been successful Florida indigenous Ericka Dunlap as Miss America.