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BeBe Shopp
Born August 17, 1930 (1930-08-17) (age 90)
Alma mater Manhattan School of Music.
Title Miss America 1948
Predecessor Barbara Jo Walker
Successor Jacque Mercer
Spouse(s) Bayard D. Waring

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

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.

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