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Miss Vermont USA 2024 is Samantha Vocatura

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Miss Stowe, Samantha Vocatura was crowned Miss Vermont USA 2024 during the state final held on Sunday, June 9 at The Palace Theatre in Manchester, New Hampshire. The 27-year-old business owner and mental health advocate will represent Vermont at Miss USA 2024 in Hollywood, California this August. She succeeds last year's winner Jenna Howlett. No stranger to pageantry, Samantha previously competed in Miss Massachusetts USA several times. Last March she placed first runner-up to Miss Massachusetts USA 2024 Melissa Sapini. "Beyond grateful to be your Miss Vermont USA 2024. I'm standing on this stage to show people who struggle with mental health what their life can look like if they choose not to give up," she wrote online. "You might not succeed the first time or the 5th time, but if you keep going you might just end up living your wildest dreams." View this post on Instagram A post shared by Sam I Am (@samanthavocatura) FINAL RESULTS Miss

Miss Indiana USA 2024 is Stephanie Sullivan

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Miss Elkhart County, Stephanie Sullivan was crowned Miss Indiana USA 2024 on Saturday, June 8 at Butler University's Schrott Center for the Arts in Indianapolis. The 33-year-old succeeds last year's winner Haley Jordan and will now prepare to represent Indiana at Miss USA 2024 in Hollywood, California this August. She also bagged the Miss Photogenic and Delegate's Choice awards. Stephanie became the oldest and the first-ever married mother to become Miss Indiana USA since the Miss Universe Organization changed rules regarding age limits and marital status. The new Miss Indiana USA holds a bachelor's degree in law and society from Purdue University. She is a professional makeup artist, a licensed esthetician, and owner of S Esthetics in Elkhart. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Stephanie Sullivan (@miss_ec_2024) FINAL RESULTS Miss Indiana USA 2024 - Stephanie Sullivan (Elkhart County) 1st runner-up - Audrey Schlegel (Lawrence County) 2nd

Miss New Hampshire USA 2024 is Ariel Sullivan

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Ariel Sullivan was crowned Miss New Hampshire USA 2024 on Sunday, June 9 at The Palace Theatre in Manchester, New Hampshire. The 28-year-old, representing SeaCoast, bested nine other contestants to win the state title. She also bagged the Miss Photogenic award. Ariel succeeds last year's winner Britney Lane and will now prepare to represent New Hampshire at Miss USA 2024 this August in Hollywood, California. The new Miss New Hampshire USA is an emergency department registered nurse and an advocate for women's and children's health and abuse. "Last night my childhood dream came true and I have been trying to find the words to express all my emotions but they just don't exist," Ariel wrote on social media. "So much time, energy, perseverance, and resilience was put into this one single moment and I truly would not be here without any of you," she added. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Ariel Sullivan (@missnhusa) FINAL

Miss Alaska USA 2024 is Brenna Schaake

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Brenna Schaake was crowned Miss Alaska USA 2024 on Saturday, June 1 at the University of Alaska Anchorage's Wendy Williamson Auditorium. The 29-year-old from Fairbanks will now prepare to represent Alaska at the Miss USA 2024 competition this August in Hollywood, California. She succeeds last year's winner Jordan Naylor. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Brenna Schaake (@bschaake) Miss Eagle River, Amanda Lademann, and Miss Juneau, Honour Miller-Austin were announced the first and second runners-up, respectively. Nevaeh James, a 16-year-old student athlete at East Anchorage High School clinched the Miss Alaska Teen USA 2024. She will also travel to California in the summer for Miss Teen USA 2024. Photos: Kevin Hedin, Brenna Schaake / Instagram

Miss Arizona USA 2024 is K Johnson

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Miss Uptown Phoenix, K Johnson was crowned Miss Arizona USA 2024 last May 27 at Higley Center for the Performing Arts in Gilbert, Arizona. The 41-year-old project manager made history as the oldest woman to win the state title. She succeeds last year's winner from Tempe, police officer Candace Kanavel. K will now prepare to represent "The Grand Canyon State" at the Miss USA 2024 competition in Hollywood, California this August. FINAL RESULTS Miss Arizona USA 2024 - K Johnson (Uptown Phoenix) 1st runner-up - Jordyn Owen (Catalina Foothills) 2nd runner-up -  Kimberly Covert (Mesa) 3rd runner-up - Khajal Ramey (Vail) 4th runner-up - Kesha Clark (South Scottsdale) TOP 15 Adora Abanishe (Tucson) Sydni Booker (Fashion Square) Shania Brenon (Paradise Valley) Avori Henderson (Uptown Scottsdale) Maria Hernandez Fisher (Tempe) Roberta Joseph (Queen Creek) Samantha Landsman (Scottsdale) Nicki Loizzi (Aviara) Alondra Mitchell (Scottsdale Quarter) Bria Sunbury (Gilbert) Miss Queen Cre

Miss West Virginia USA 2024 is Caylie Simmons

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Miss Three Rivers Festival, Caylie Simmons was crowned Miss West Virginia USA 2024 last Saturday, June 1 at the Virginia Thomas Law Center for the Performing Arts in Buckhannon. The 24-year-old registered dental hygienist and oral health advocate from Franklin triumphed over 10 other contestants to win the state title. Caylie succeeds last year's winner Nevaeh Harmon and will now prepare to represent West Virginia at Miss USA 2024 this summer in Hollywood, California. View this post on Instagram A post shared by empower2 productions (@empower2prod) FINAL RESULTS Miss West Virginia USA 2024 - Caylie Simmons (Three Rivers Festival) 1st runner-up - Caitlyn Stupi (Berkeley Springs) 2nd runner-up - Erin Wellman (Sweetheart Festival) 3rd runner-up - Cassidy Myers (C-K AutumnFest) 4th runner-up - Emily Boyd (Eastern Panhandle) The Miss West Virginia Teen USA 2024 title went to Miss Barboursville Fall Fest Olivia Travis, a 19-year-old sophomore at West Virginia Univers

Miss Alabama USA 2024 is Diane Westhoven

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Miss Southern Plains, Diane Westhoven was crowned Miss Alabama USA 2024 during the state final on Saturday, June 1 at Auburn University's Jay and Susie Gogue Performing Arts Center. The 21-year-old student from Birmingham will now prepare to represent Alabama at Miss USA 2024 this summer in Hollywood, California. She succeeds Sophie Burzynski, last year's winner and Miss USA 2023 Top 20 semifinalist. Diane is currently studying psychology at Auburn University with the goal of empowering others to feel confident in their physical and emotional well-being. View this post on Instagram A post shared by RPM Productions, Inc (@rpmproductions) FINAL RESULTS Miss Alabama USA 2024 - Diane Westhoven (Southern Plains) 1st runner-up - Ashlyn Powers (Fairhope) 2nd runner-up - Allyssa Weyant (Lake Jordan) 3rd runner-up - Olivia Burchfield (Magic City) 4th runner-up - Halle Sullivan (Northport) TOP 10 Maleigha Lewis (Enterprise) Melody Mills (Bailey Cove) Margaret Anne Mc

Miss Maryland USA 2024 is Bailey Anne Kennedy

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Asian-American Bailey Anne Kennedy was crowned Miss Maryland USA 2024 on Saturday, June 1 at Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center. The 31-year-old military wife, an NCAA D1 Dance Team Captain, and a former NFL Cheerleader Trainee from Montgomery County bested over 90 other contestants to win the state title. She became the oldest and the first transgender and married woman to be crowned Miss Maryland USA since the Miss Universe Organization recently changed its rules regarding age limits and marital status. Bailey advocates for "Beauty Without an Expiration Date" to encourage everyone to embrace opportunities regardless of age restrictions and believe in one's own self-worth despite any perceived limitations in life. The new Miss Maryland USA succeeds Savena Mushinge, last year's winner and Miss USA 2023 Top 20 semifinalist. She will now prepare to represent her home state at Miss USA 2024 this August in California. View this post on Instagram

Miss Rhode Island USA 2024 is Kaitlynne Santana

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Woonsocket resident, Kaitlynne Santana was crowned Miss Rhode Island USA 2024 on Sunday, May 26 at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence. The 22-year-old bested over 40 other contestants to win the state title. She succeeds last year's winner Mary Malloy and will now prepare to represent Rhode Island at Miss USA 2024 in Hollywood, California this August. Originally from Puerto Rico, Kaitlynne now resides in Woonsocket. She is currently a student at the Community College of Rhode Island while working for a disability support company. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Miss Rhode Island USA (@missriusa) FINAL RESULTS Miss Rhode Island USA 2024 - Kaitlynne Santana 1st runner-up - Jill Barry 2nd runner-up - Paige Messier 3rd runner-up - Giavanna Arakelian 4th runner-up - Zoe Bucuvalas TOP 13 Alexandra Curtis Skye Goldenberg Michala Hilario-Griffin Sainab Ishola-Jackson Jesaura Peralta Tiffany Roposa Jacqueline Russello Deon Thompson Miss Rhode

Miss Illinois USA 2024 is Grace Rodi

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Miss DuPage County, Grace Rodi, was crowned Miss Illinois USA 2024 during the state final on Sunday, May 26 at Illinois State University's Braden Auditorium in Normal. The 23-year-old Chicago Scholars mentor and literacy advocate will now prepare to represent Illinois at the Miss USA 2024 competition in Hollywood, California this August. Grace succeeds Samantha Elliott, last year's winner and Miss USA 2023 Top 20 semifinalist. View this post on Instagram A post shared by grace rodi (@graacerodi) FINAL RESULTS Miss Illinois USA 2024 - Grace Rodi (DuPage County) 1st runner-up - Miranda Fenzau (Orland Park) 2nd runner-up - Megan Bargiel (Huntley) 3rd runner-up - Felicia Bolton (Heart of Chicago) 4th runner-up - Shelby Templin (Lincoln Park) TOP 16 Annette Soto (Aurora) Mia Dixon (Cook County) Kellie Sbrocchi (Great Lakes) Tamika Vantifflin (Greater Midwest) Victoria Ng (Northbrook) Samantha Mason (Northern Illinois) Samantha Strong (River North) Jasmin Duncan

Miss Ohio USA 2024 is Macy Hudson

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Miss Gem City, Macy Hudson was crowned Miss Ohio USA 2024 in a state competition held on Saturday, May 25 at Shawnee State University's Vern Riffe Center for the Arts in Portsmouth. The 24-year-old succeeds last year's winner Mackenzie Schutt and will now prepare to represent Ohio at Miss USA 2024 in California this August. Macy is a fashion merchandising graduate of Kent State University and currently working as an account executive at a fashion company, Jovani. In honor of her sister, she founded 5:18 4LIFE, a nonprofit organization to bring awareness to rare blood disorders and the importance of blood donation. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Macy Hudson (@themagicof_macys) FINAL RESULTS Miss Ohio USA 2024 - Macy Hudson (Gem City) 1st runner-up - Hannah Cline (Cardinal State) 2nd runner-up - Argisa Deda (Rocky River) 3rd runner-up - Porsha Hall (Heart of Ohio) 4th runner-up - Sara Bailey (Bath TWP) 5th runner-up - Marissa Evancho (Mount Perr