Miss North Carolina 1950 – Carolyn Edwards


Carolyn Edwards

Carolyn Edwards, Miss Tri-Cities (representing Draper, Spray and Leaksville), became Miss North Carolina 1950 with a dramatic reading of “Rumba,” a monologue by Dorothy Parker. Carolyn competed and placed as a Top 16 Finalist at Miss America. She actively supported the soldiers in the Korean War, writing many letters of encouragement to send overseas during her reign. Carolyn was present with President Harry Truman when he dedicated the Bue Ridge Parkway

As Miss North Carolina 1950, Carolyn Edwards rode in parades and made numerous public appearances
Carolyn Edwards, Miss NC 1950, at age 80, attending the 75th Miss North Carolina competition (photo by Lenn Long / PageantPics)

Social Impact

Supporting Korean War soldiers

Local Titles

Carolyn previously represented the local organization for Tri-Cities

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