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Miss Massachusetts USA 2023 is Annika Sharma

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Miss Commonwealth, Annika Sharma, was crowned Miss Massachusetts USA 2023 on Sunday, January 29 at Boston Marriott Burlington. The 22-year-old Indian-American beauty from New Jersey is a student at Boston College and a former Miss Massachusetts Teen USA winner. She will now represent Massachusetts at Miss USA 2023 at the Grand Sierra Resort in Reno, Nevada later this year. Rounding out the Top 5 finalists were Miss Boston, Tatyana Brown; Miss Roslindale, Britt High; Miss Medford, Laura Dos Santos; and Miss Attleboro Falls, Melissa Sapini. They were announced as the first, second, third, and fourth runners-up, respectively. Miss Massachusetts Teen USA 2023 Yanelyn Quintana, 16, from Haverhill, was also crowned at the same venue. She will now go on to represent her state at the Miss Teen USA 2023 pageant. The runners-up for the teenage division were Miss Oxford, Brooke Goodrich, Miss Kingston, Mia Mitchell, Miss Back Bay, Isabelle Richards, and Miss Leominster, Margaret Leighton. Last ye

Miss Alabama USA 2023 is Sophie Burzynski

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Miss Auburn-Opelika Sophie Burzynski was crowned Miss Alabama USA 2023 in a state pageant held on Saturday, January 28 at Gogue Performing Arts Center in Auburn. The 21-year-old wedding videographer and a senior student at Auburn University bested over 30 other competitors to win the state title. Last year's winner, Katelyn Vinson, passed the crown to her successor who will now prepare to represent the state of Alabama at Miss USA 2023 in Reno, Nevada possibly this fall. The runners-up were Miss Greystone Noelia Voigt, Miss Southern Plains Diane Westhoven, Miss Rover Region Margaret Anne McNeill, and Miss Huntsville Randee Hinson-McCrary. Originally from Louisville, Kentucky, the new Miss Alabama USA aspires to become a dentist and is currently a double major in nutritional science and business management.  Sophie has been eyeing to fulfill her pageant dream for six years and winning last night's competition was part of it. She wants to become an agent for transformative impact

Miss Hawaii USA 2023 is Savannah Gankiewicz

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Miss Wailea Savannah Gankiewicz was crowned Miss Hawaii USA 2023 in a state competition held on Sunday, January 15 at the Hawaii Convention Center in Honolulu. The 27-year-old model of Filipino, Vietnamese and Polish descent from Maui was also awarded Miss Photogenic. She will now represent Hawaii at the Miss USA 2023 pageant in Reno, Nevada later this year. Kawena Kan-Hai, Breea Yamat, Mikayla Baptista, and Ronelle Valera were announced as the first, second, third, and fourth runners-up, respectively. Last year's titleholder who competed in Miss USA 2022 last October, Kiana Yamat, passed the crown to her successor at the end of the event. Another winner proclaimed at the same venue was Miss Hawaii Teen USA 2023 Noelani DeNisi. She was crowned by her predecessor Malulani Paiste and will be heading to the Miss Teen USA 2023 pageant. Elaina Kristine Head, Kyani Bateman, Lehani Coloma, and Isabella Emma Alohalani rounded out the Top 5 finalists and were named runners-up for the teen d

Miss Washington Teen USA 2023 is Mackenzie Kuiken of South Bend

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Mackenzie Kuiken, representing South Bend, was crowned Miss Washington Teen USA 2023 on Sunday, November 13 at the IKEA Performing Arts Center in Renton. The 16-year-old South Bend High School student succeeds last year's winner Kate Dixon and will now prepare to represent Washington at the Miss Teen USA 2023 pageant. Puget Sound representative Angelique Dela Cruz was named first runner-up while Summer Petrisko of Snoqualmie, Ella Roehr of Pierce County, and Calli Warren of Lewis County rounded out the Top 5 finalists. The new Miss Washington Teen USA is a member of her school's varsity cheer, volleyball, basketball, and track teams. Additionally, she is part of the National Honor Society and the social media manager for Key Club. Mackenzie’s platform “Girls with Game” is advocating the importance of physical and mental health by encouraging girls to get involved in sports, clubs, and the arts. In the future, she aspires to become a sports physical therapist. View this

Miss Teen USA 2022 is Faron Medhi of Nebraska

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Faron Medhi, representing the state of Nebraska, was crowned Miss Teen USA 2022 in a glittering competition held on Saturday, October 1 at the Grand Sierra Resort and Casino in Reno, Nevada. The 18-year-old high school graduate and model from Omaha became the first teen representative from Nebraska to win Miss Teen USA since 1983. Rounding out the Top 5 finalists were first runner-up Jenna Beckstrom of Idaho, second runner-up Cassidy Hill of California, third runner-up Isabella Mosqueda of Michigan, and fourth runner-up McKinley Farese of Tennessee. Arizona (Maya Denise Gaskin), Florida (Alyssa Khan), Georgia (Courtney Ianna Smith), Hawaii (Malulani Paiste), Iowa (Marisa Mathson), Kansas (Gracie Hendrickson), Nevada (Janae McIntosh), North Carolina (Gabriela Ortega), Ohio (Kylan Darnell), Oklahoma (Haleigh Hurst), and Wisconsin (Sage Gundelly) were the rest of the Top 16 semi-finalists. Ohio's Kylan Darnell was named Fan Favorite winner while North Carolina's Gabriella Ortega a

LIVE UPDATES: Miss Teen USA 2022 Final Competition Results

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Today is the day, the Miss Teen USA 2022 final competition is taking place tonight at the Grand Sierra Resort and Casino in Reno, Nevada. Fifty-one of the country's most beautiful teens are vying for the title currently held by Breanna Myles of Florida and become the 40th Miss Teen USA. The panel of judges who will have the most difficult task in selecting the winner consists of former Miss Teen USA Kaliegh Garris; Puerto Rican celebrity makeup artist Allan Aponte; Chief Commercial Officer of Senegence Anita Krpata; former Miss Teen USA Keylee Sanders Helmich; former Miss Canada, an Emmy-nominated TV host, executive producer, actress, coach and inspirational speaker Tanya Memme; and public affairs consultant and former chief of staff to two California State Senators Bob Hartnagel. Hosted by reigning Miss USA Elle Smith and FYI storyteller, multi-platform creator and brand builder, Christian Murphy, this year's final competition show is streaming live on missusa.tv . Vie

Miss Teen USA 2022: Oklahoma's Haleigh Hurst wins Costume Show

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The Miss Teen USA 2022 Costume Show took place on Thursday, September 29 at the Grand Sierra Resort and Casino in Reno, Nevada. Hosted by outgoing Miss USA Elle Smith and Miss Teen USA Breanna Myles, 51 teens were featured wearing the costumes that best represent their states. At the end of the show, Miss Oklahoma Teen USA Haleigh Hurst was announced as the winner while Miss North Carolina Teen USA Gabriela Ortega and Miss Wisconsin Teen USA Sage Gundelly were the second and third places, respectively. Meet the winner: View this post on Instagram A post shared by Miss Teen USA (@missteenusa) Don't miss the final show of Miss Teen USA 2022 this Saturday, October 1 at 7 p.m. PST on missusa.tv . Photos: Miss Teen USA

Miss USA 2022 kicks off and here's how to watch livestream

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Miss USA 2022 pageant has officially kicked off in “The Biggest Little City in the World” with the contestants already checked in and ready to slay the competition. Along with Miss Teen USA 2022, the highly anticipated annual event with the motto "Pageantry Reimagined" is taking place at the Grand Sierra Resort and Casino in Reno Tahoe, Nevada. As reported earlier, the venue was chosen to honor the late former Miss USA Cheslie Kryst and her legacy as this is the same place where she was crowned in 2019. The Miss USA Organization (The Miss Brand Corp.) headed by Crystle Stewart (Miss USA 2008) has also just announced the launch of its streaming service so fans can watch the live shows on a pay per view basis comfortably at home. While Miss USA 2022 final will be broadcast exclusively on FYI and Hulu Live, the Costume Show, Preliminary Competition, and the Miss Teen USA 2022 final can be watched online. Here is the schedule of events:   September 29 - Miss Teen USA 2022 Costum

FAVORITES: Miss Teen USA 2022 Top 10 favorite headshots

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One lucky teen will walk away with the title of Miss Teen USA 2022 on Saturday, October 1 at the Grand Sierra Resort in Reno, Nevada. You can view the official headshots of this year's 51 contestants on the Miss Teen USA official website, where you can also vote your favorites. The contestant with the highest number of votes will get a spot in the Top 16. Based entirely on their headshots, here are our Top 10 favorites: Arizona - Maya Denise Gaskin California - Cassidy Hill Colorado - Chloe Fisher Florida - Alyssa Khan Kansas - Gracie Hendrickson Maine - Madisson Higgins Minnesota - Ava Ernst North Carolina - Gabby Ortega North Dakota - Berkley Lundeen Utah - Maizy Abbott Special mentions: Alabama, Georgia, Hawaii, Iowa, Mississippi Photos: Grant Foto / Miss Teen USA

Miss Teen USA 2022 will be crowned on October 1

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Miss Teen USA 2022, the 40th edition of the annual Miss Teen USA pageant, will be held on October 1 at the Grand Sierra Resort in Reno, Nevada. At the culmination of the event, last year's winner Breanna Myles of Florida will crown her successor among 51 teens representing the 50 states and the District of Columbia. Like the Miss USA pageant on October 3, Miss Teen USA is produced by The Miss Brand Corporation, under the leadership of Crystle Stewart. This year's venue, which was announced in July, was chosen to honor Cheslie Kryst's memory and keep her legacy alive, as this is where she was crowned Miss USA in 2019. Here are the names of the 51 contestants vying for the coveted title: Alabama  - Annalee Story, 18, Auburn Alaska  - Madison Hines, 16, Eagle River Arizona  - Maya Denise Gaskin, 16, Phoenix Arkansas  - Allie Shanks, 17, White River California  - Cassidy Hill, 18, Newport Beach Colorado  - Chloe Fisher, 18, Sterling Connecticut  - Mya Xeller, 18, New Haven Dela

Miss Mississippi USA 2022 is Hailey White of Southern Magnolia

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Miss Southern Magnolia, Hailey White, bested 43 other contestants to be crowned Miss Mississippi USA 2022 in a glittering state competition held on Saturday, April 2 at the Pearl River Resort in Choctaw, Mississippi. The 23-year-old beauty from Hattiesburg succeeds last year's winner, Bailey Anderson. She will represent the southern state at the Miss USA 2022 national pageant. Hanna Perrigin of Lowndes County was named the first runner-up while Michaela Lian from South Mississippi finished as the second runner-up. Lauderdale County's Sydney Russel and Heart of Oxford's Maggie Ulmer were the third and fourth runners-up, respectively. The newly crowned Miss Mississippi USA took to social media to share that winning her title was a dream and she is so proud to wear Mississippi across her chest and represent such an amazing state. "It is such a humbling experience to be chosen from the amazing group of women I spent the past several days getting to know. I hope to make eve

Florida's Breanna Myles wins Miss Teen USA 2021

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Florida's Breanna Myles bested 50 other teen contestants to win the 39th Miss Teen USA pageant on Saturday, November 27 at the Paradise Cover Theater of River Spirit Casino Resort in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The 18-year-old beauty succeeds Hawaii's Kiʻilani Arruda. She is the first-ever Miss Florida Teen USA to win the Miss Teen USA national competition. Hannah Gilliard of the District of Columbia was named first runner-up while Landry Davis of Texas finished second runner-up. Pennsylvania's Yvonne Burke and Utah's Ayzjiahna Wood were the third and fourth runners-up, respectively. Completing the Top 16 semi-finalists were the representatives of California, Georgia, Iowa, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, South Carolina, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. The new Miss Teen USA was born in Kentucky to a Dominican mother and African-American father and moved to Florida at age seven. She was raised in Port St. Lucie, Florida, and graduated from high school in 2021, with a

Miss South Carolina USA and Miss South Carolina Teen USA 2021 beauties crowned

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Marley Stokes was crowned Miss South Carolina USA 2021 in a glittering competition held last Saturday, March 6 at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center. The 23-year-old former Miss South Carolina Teen USA from Lexington is a model, professional makeup artist, and a licensed phlebotomist. She placed second runner-up in Miss Teen USA 2016. Another winner at the venue is a 17-year-old native of Easley, Augusta Roach, who took home the title of Miss South Carolina Teen USA 2021. She is a senior in high school who plans to study mass communications at the University of South Carolina Honors College. Marley and Augusta will represent South Carolina at the 2021 Miss USA and Miss Teen USA pageants, respectively. Miss South Carolina Teen USA 2021 Augusta Roach Miss South Carolina USA 2021 Marley Stokes Photos: Miss South Carolina USA