The AutoZone Liberty Bowl is excited to announce reigning Miss America 2016, Betty Cantrell, will sing the national anthem prior to the 57th AutoZone Liberty Bowl game on Saturday, January 2, 2016. She will also perform patriotic songs at the President’s Gala Dinner/Dance on January 1, 2016 at The Peabody Hotel.
Betty, a native of Warner Robins, Georgia, was crowned Miss America 2016 on Sunday, September 13. She became the first Miss Georgia since 1953 to take home the crown.
Betty is currently a junior at Mercer University, where she studies musical performance. She aspires to one day perform on Broadway.
The Miss America Organization is the nation’s leading advocate for women's education and the largest provider of scholarship assistance to young women in America – helping them reach their goals and fulfill their dreams by increasing their confidence, developing their skills, and honoring their dedication to serving others. For more information about Miss America 2016 Betty Cantrell and the Miss America Organization, visit www.MissAmerica.org
For tickets to the AutoZone Liberty Bowl President’s Gala or the AutoZone Liberty Bowl Football Classic, call the AutoZone Liberty Bowl at (901) 795-7700.