BeBe Shopp

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BeBe Shopp
Born (1930-08-17) August 17, 1930 (age 93)
Alma materManhattan School of Music.
TitleMiss America 1948
PredecessorBarbara Jo Walker
SuccessorJacque Mercer
SpouseBayard D. Waring

BeBe Shopp (born August 17, 1930) is an American model, beauty pageant winner and was Miss America in 1948.[1]

She used her pageant scholarship to attend the Manhattan School of Music. She specialized in the vibraharp, and graduated with a degree in percussion in 1952. She sang with Share the Music and the Cape Ann Symphony Chorus.

Shopp was active in community affairs, and headed the board of directors for Gloucester Stage Company.[2]

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  1. AP (1949-09-01). "Bebe Back from Europe, Saw Beauties-All Over". The Miami News.[permanent dead link]
  2. Hendrickson, Dyke. "Bruins Prove to Quick for Thatcher Island Fans." June 18, 2011. Gloucester Times. Retrieved July 5, 2011:

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