Nicole Johnson and Sharlene Wells Hawkes have much in common - they are mothers, public servants, givers, and both were Miss America!

In 1999, Nicole served as Miss America with a focus on diabetes. She has lived with Type 1 diabetes since 1993. Today, Nicole works with JDRF and other diabetes organizations applying her research skills and working to make sure patient voices are understood.

In 1985, Sharlene served as Miss America with a focus on faith and character. Today, she is President of RMS Productions serving our military and veterans by telling their story, and preserving their history.

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