Sharlene Wells Hawkes

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Sharlene Wells Hawkes
Beauty pageant titleholder
BornSharlene Wells
(1964-03-16) March 16, 1964 (age 48)
Asunción, Paraguay
EducationBrigham Young University
Title(s)Miss Utah Valley 1984
Miss Utah 1984
Miss America 1985
Major
competition(s)
Miss America 1985 (winner)
 
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Sharlene Wells Hawkes
Beauty pageant titleholder
BornSharlene Wells
(1964-03-16) March 16, 1964 (age 48)
Asunción, Paraguay
EducationBrigham Young University
Title(s)Miss Utah Valley 1984
Miss Utah 1984
Miss America 1985
Major
competition(s)
Miss America 1985 (winner)

Sharlene Wells Hawkes (born 16 March 1964), from Salt Lake City, Utah, was Miss America 1985.

Hawkes (née Wells), was born in Asunción, Paraguay and spent most of her childhood in South America.

Hawkes is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). She attended Brigham Young University from which she graduated in 1988.[1] She was crowned BYU's Homecoming Queen in 1983. She is a singer and released an album called Songs of the Morning Stars in the mid 1990s. She also plays the piano and the harp.

Hawkes is the daughter of Robert E. Wells, a former general authority of the LDS Church, and Helen Walser Wells. She is married to Robert A. Hawkes. They have 3 daughters and a son.

She was a horse racing and college football, [(as well as other sports)] reporter with ESPN. Hawkes currently serves as Executive Vice President of Story Rock Electronic Publishing, and President of its military division, Remember My Service, producing historical records for each military personnel.[citation needed]


References

  1. ^ Crowning Achievements, BYU magazine
Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Suzette Charles
Miss America
1985
Succeeded by
Susan Akin
Preceded by
Lynn Lambert
Miss Utah
1984
Succeeded by
Nancy Ayers