Kristl Evans: Miss Georgia 1981
Kristl competed as at Miss Georgia in 1981 as Miss West Central Georgia (it was the first “open” pageant meaning you didn’t have to live or go to school in the area.) She was also a Talent winner at Miss Georgia singing “Ring Then Bells.” She was named Second runner-up to Miss America. She served as a Member of the Miss America USO Troupe for two tours, then went on two USO tours with Foster Brooks (who was a Miss A judge) as his opening act.
More recently, Kristl is working in the non-profit sector teaching English as a Second Language to adult immigrants and refugees from around the world. She sings sacred music in choir and show tunes around town. Occasionally, she rings them bells! Recently married, she’s enjoying life in Dallas with her wonderful husband and two crazy cats.