Broyles claimed the centennial crown and a $100,000 college scholarship.
The former first lady of Kentucky died after a long fight with a blood disorder.
"We need to show that Miss America can be a scientist and that a scientist can be Miss America," said Schrier, who's studying for a doctor of pharmacy degree.
The magazine featured Cheslie Kryst, Kaliegh Garris and Nia Imani Franklin on its digital cover: "Welcome to the era where Black women reign supreme!”
New Miss USA Cheslie Kryst is a lawyer who does pro bono work with incarcerated people.
"My parents still talk about it, " the former "2 Broke Girls" star said.
“I just had this moment thinking, ‘How am I going to make this moment meaningful?’" Emily Sioma said.
"All these women onstage are more than just that," Miss America 2019 Nia Imani Franklin said after her win.