Galen Giaccone is an
American beauty queen from Wyoming,
Delaware who was
crowned Miss Delaware 2008 and
competed for the title of Miss America
2009 which was ultimately won by Katie
Stam of Indiana.
Galen was a recipient of the Preliminary Talent Award and a Top
Fifteen Semi-Finalist during the live telecast of the Miss America
competition. She was also a Gold Sash winner during TLC's
pre-pageant reality series Countdown To The Crown. Galen's
preliminary talent win was Delaware's first since Junnie Cross in
2001 and her semi-finalist placement was the first for Delaware
since Debora Lipford in 1977.
Galen is a
student at the University of Delaware studying Biology with
declared minors in Piano Performance and
She was fourth runner-up in the 2007 Miss Delaware contest and was
Delaware's Junior Miss 2006. At the 2008 Miss Delaware Friday night
preliminary competition she won the talent award. Galen shares her
reign with Miss Delaware's Outstanding Teen 2008 Amanda
Galen is an accomplished pianist
performed El Cumbanchero. She was awarded a Preliminary Talent
Award at the 2009 Miss America Pageant. Her personal platform is
Galen will crown her successor in June 2009.
Galen was also Delaware's Junior Miss 2006, competing in the
America's Junior Miss National Finals in Mobile, Alabama.