Miss Shoreline could be first step to winning Miss America scholarship
Miss America 1988 went to Kaye Lani Rae Rafko, of Monroe. Her journey began when she won Miss Monroe County, and went on to win Miss Michigan. The Miss Shoreline Scholarship Pageant is a preliminary for Miss Michigan, open to young ladies across ...
On the eve of 2017 crowning, here's a look at Michigan's Miss America winners
Here are some of the quotes and notes from the Miss Michigan title-holders of the 2000s: Miss Michigan 1987 Kaye Lani Rae Rafko. The 23-year-old registered nurse from Monroe was crowned Miss America 1988. She performed a Hawaiian-Tahitian dance.
One last look at Miss Michigan title-holders through the years
Those winners include Patricia Donnelly Harris (1939), Nancy Ann Fleming Lange (1961), Pam Eldred Levey (1970), Kaye Lani Rae Rafko Wilson (1988) and Kirsten Haglund (2008). For the past week, MLive Muskegon Chronicle has been looking back at ...
Salute to Nurses 2016: Honoring health care heroes
The event's Salute to Nurses keynote speaker was Kaye Lani Rae Rafko-Wilson, the 61st Miss America. Crowned in 1988, Rafko-Wilson was the first RN to win the national pageant. Throughout her reign and in the years since, she has used her status to ...