Kaye Lani Rae Rafko (b. 1968), U.S. beauty contest winner, Miss America, 1988. As quoted in Miss America, ch. 7, by Ann-Marie Bivans (1991).
On the controversial "swimsuit competition," in which contestants paraded in swimsuits and high heels. Later, in an attempt to respond to criticism that requiring young women to display themselves in this manner was sexist, pageant officials deleted the high heels.