Miss America Contestants 2017

2017 Contestants

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2016 Contestants

State Name Hometown Age Talent
Alabama Meg McGuffin Ozark 22 Jazz Ballet en Pointe "Enigma Variation" from The Matrix
Alaska Zoey Grenier Anchorage 19 Vocal "Everybody Says Don't" from Anyone Can Whistle
Arizona Madison Esteves Chandler 20 Contemporary Dance
Arkansas Loren McDaniel Van Buren 22 Vocal "Piece of Sky"
California Bree Morse Garden Grove 23 Tap Dance
Colorado Kelley Johnson Windsor 22 Monologue
Connecticut Colleen Ward Wolcott 22 Irish Step Dance
Delaware Brooke Mitchell Selbyville 19 Baton twirling "Rhythm of the Night"
Washington Haely Jardas Fort Myers 24 Vocal "Blank Space" by Taylor Swift
Florida Mary Katherine Fechtel Leesburg 19 Lyrical Dance "Listen"
Georgia Betty Cantrell Warner Robins 20 Classical Vocal "Tu Tu Piccolo Iddio"
Hawaii Jeanné Kapela Kailua-Kona 20 Lyrical Dance "My Heart Will Go On" by Tioni Tam Sing
Idaho Kalie Wright Kimberly 23 Vocal
Illinois Crystal Davis Anna 19 Vocal "That's Life"
Indiana Morgan Jackson Charlestown 21 Lyrical Ballet "You Raise Me Up"
Iowa Taylor Wiebers Clinton 21 Vocal "Don't Rain on My Parade" from Funny Girl
Kansas Hannah Wagner Wichita 19 Ballet en Pointe "Swan Lake"
Kentucky Clark Janell Davis Lexington 18 Vocal "Summertime"
Louisiana April Nelson Mandeville 23 Vocal "Climb Ev'ry Mountain" from The Sound of Music
Maine Kelsey Earley Lebanon 24 Clogging "Black Betty"
Maryland Destiny Clark Gaithersburg 23 Guitar with vocal
Massachusetts Meagan Fuller Attleboro 22 Jazz Dance
Michigan Emily Kieliszewski Alpena 23 Tap Dance "U Can't Touch This" by MC Hammer
Minnesota Rachel Latuff Minneapolis 24 Contemporary Ribbon Dance "Out of the Woods"
Mississippi Hannah Roberts Mount Olive 21 Classical violin
Missouri McKensie Garber St. Louis 22 Jazz Ballet en Pointe "P.Y.T."
Montana Danielle Wineman Cut Bank 23 Piano "Pirates of the Caribbean"
Nebraska Alyssa Howell Omaha 20 Piano "Northern Lights"
Nevada Katherine Kelley Madisonville, KY 23 Piano
New Hampshire Holly Blanchard Derry 23 Baton Twirling "Show Me How You Burlesque" by Christina Aguilera
New Jersey Lindsey Giannini Hammonton 21 Latin Rhythm Dance "Fireball" by Pitbull
New Mexico Marissa Livingston Albuquerque 20 Jazz Dance "I'm Gonna Live 'Til I Die"
New York Jamie Lynn Macchia Eltingville 23 Lyrical Dance "I Was Here" by Beyoncé
North Carolina Kate Peacock Dunn 19 Tap Dance "Swing the Mood"
North Dakota Delanie Wiedrich Hazen 19 Vocal "Someone Like You" by Adele
Ohio Sarah Hider Wooster 24 Jazz Vocal "Almost Like Being in Love"
Oklahoma Georgia Frazier Tulsa 23 Vocal “Happy Days Are Here Again"
Oregon Ali Wallace Portland 21 Lyrical Dance "Latch" by Sam Smith
Pennsylvania Ashley Schmider South Fayette 23 Tap Dance "Pon de Replay" by Rihanna
Puerto Rico Destiny Vélez Trujillo Alto 19 Acoustic Drums
Rhode Island Alexandra Curtis West Warwick 23 Musical Theater "Poor Unfortunate Souls"
South Carolina Daja Dial Spartanburg 22 Vocal "I Believe"
South Dakota Autumn Simunek Hot Springs 22 Vocal "Hallelujah"
Tennessee Hannah Robison Paris 21 Piano "El Cumbanchero"
Texas Shannon Sanderford Coppell 23 Pop Vocal
Utah Krissia Beatty St. George 22 Piano "All of Me"
Vermont Alayna Westcom Bakersfield 23 Scientific Experiment
Virginia Savannah Lane Midlothian 19 Vocal "Don't Rain on My Parade" from Funny Girl
Washington Lizzi Jackson Bellingham 21 Vocal
West Virginia Chelsea Malone Wheeling 23 Vocal
Wisconsin Rosalie Smith Waukesha 19 Lyrical Dance "Heaven" by Beyoncé
Wyoming Mikaela Shaw Laramie 21 Violin

2015 Contestants

State Name Hometown Age Talent Placement
Alabama Caitlin Brunell Tuscaloosa 22 Dance Top 10
Alaska Malie Delgado Anchorage 19 Vocal  
Arizona Alexa Rogers Scottsdale 23 Dance  
Arkansas Ashton Campbell Hindsville 20 Vocal 2nd Runner-up
California Marina Inserra San Diego 24 Vocal  
Colorado Stacey Cook Littleton 23 Tahitian Dance  
Connecticut Acacia Courtney Hamden 21 Ballet en Pointe Top 16
Delaware Brittany Lewis Wilmington/Brigantine, N.J. 24 Jazz Dance  
District of Columbia Teresa Davis Hoschton 23 Piano  
Florida Victoria Cowen Panama City 21 Dance  3rd Runner-up
Georgia Maggie Bridges Brinson 21 Vocal  
Hawaii Stephanie Steuri Kalaheo 20 Hula  
Idaho Sierra Sandison Twin Falls 20 Vocal Top 16 (America's Choice)
Illinois Marisa Buchheit Chicago 24 Operatic Vocal   
Indiana Audra Casterline Fishers 23 Vocal  
Iowa Alyson Lou Olson Des Moines 21 Vocal Top 12
Kansas Amanda Sasek Moberly 23 Vocal  
Kentucky Ramsey Carpenter Hartford 23 Fiddle Top 12
Louisiana Lacey Sanchez Baton Rouge 23 Vocal  
Maine Audrey Thames Topsham 18 Comedic monologue  
Maryland Jade Kenny Madison 23 Contemporary Ballet en Pointe  
Massachusetts Lauren Kuhn Boston/Aberdeen, Wash. 23 Piano 4th Runner-up
Michigan Kaitlyn Maviglia Dundee 21 Dance  
Minnesota Savannah Cole Brainerd 18 Vocal   
Mississippi Jasmine Murray Columbus 22 Vocal  Top 10
Missouri Jessica Hartman Pueblo 23 Dance   
Montana Victoria Valentine Missoula 22 Vocal   
Nebraska Megan Swanson Omaha 20 Vocal  
Nevada Ellie Smith Henderson 17 Vocal  
New Hampshire Megan Cooley Auburn 19 Vocal   
New Jersey Cierra Kaler-Jones Galloway 21 Dance  
New Mexico Jessica Burson Roswell 20 Jazz Dance  
New York Kira Kazantsev Manhattan 23 Vocal Miss America 2015
North Carolina Beth Stovall Goldsboro 20 Classical Vocal  
North Dakota Jacky Arness Fargo 21 Vocal Top 16 (Judges' Choice)
Ohio Mackenzie Victoria Bart Columbus/Brockway, Penn. 22 Ventriloquism Top 10
Oklahoma Alexandra Eppler Edmond 24 Dance Top 10
Oregon Rebecca Anderson Oregon City 23 Vocal  
Pennsylvania Amanda Fallon Smith Pittsburgh/Dade City, Fla. 21 Vocal   
Puerto Rico Yarelis Salgado Toa Alta 20 Flamenco Fusion  
Rhode Island Ivy DePew Providence/Bartlett, Tenn. 23 Flute  
South Carolina Lanie Hudson Spartanburg 23 Clogging "Think"  
South Dakota Meridith Gould Sioux Falls 19 Dance en Pointe  
Tennessee Hayley Lewis Nashville 21 Vocal Top 10
Texas Monique Evans Austin 22 Ballet en Pointe Top 16
Utah Karlie Major Logan 20 Dance  
Vermont Lucy Edwards Burlington 19 Vocal  
U.S. Virgin Islands Ashley Gabriel Orlando 19 Vocal  
Virginia Courtney Paige Garrett Pamplin 21 Opera 1st Runner-up
Washington Kailee Dunn Kennewick 22 Vocal  
West Virginia Paige Madden Moundsville 21 Vocal  
Wisconsin Raeanna Mary Johnson Holmen 24 Dance  
Wyoming Jessie Allen Lander 24 Dance  

2014 Miss America Contestants

State Name Hometown Age
Alabama Chandler Champion Leeds 20
Alaska Michelle Taylor Anchorage 20
Arizona Jennifer Smestad Gilbert 20
Arkansas Amy Crain Hot Springs 23
California Crystal Lee San Francisco 22
Colorado Meg Kardos Denver 23
Connecticut Kaitlyn Tarpey Stamford 21
Delaware Rebecca Jackson Kennett Square 21
District of Columbia Bindhu Pamarthi Washington, D.C. 23
Florida Myrrhanda Jones Gainesville 19
Georgia Carly Mathis Leesburg 22
Hawaii Crystal Lee Waipahu 22
Idaho Sarah Downs Emmett 23
Illinois Brittany Smith Elmhurst 23
Indiana Terrin Thomas Auburn 20
Iowa Nicole Kelly Keokuk 23
Kansas Theresa Vail Manhattan 22
Kentucky Jenna Day Louisville 21
Louisiana Jaden Leach West Monroe 20
Maine Kristin Korda Saco 21
Maryland Christina Denny Owings Mills 22
Massachusetts Amanda Narciso Taunton 22
Michigan Haley Williams Saline 20
Minnesota Rebecca Yeh Nisswa 20
Mississippi Chelsea Rick Fulton 23
Missouri Shelby Ringdahl Columbia 21
Montana Sheridan Pope Sidney 21
Nebraska Jacee Pilkington Minatare 21
Nevada Diana Sweeney Mound House 19
New Hampshire Samantha Russo Nashua 22
New Jersey Cara McCollum Forrest City 21
New Mexico Alexis Duprey Alamogordo 22
New York Nina Davuluri Syracuse 24
North Carolina Johna Edmonds Lumberton 24
North Dakota Laura Harmon Grand Forks 23
Ohio Heather Wells Warren 23
Oklahoma Kelsey Griswold Tulsa 20
Oregon Allison Cook Klamath Falls 19
Pennsylvania Annie Rosellini Butler 21
Puerto Rico Shenti Lauren Barranquitas 24
Rhode Island Jessica Marfeo Exeter 19
South Carolina Brooke Mosteller Mount Pleasant 24
South Dakota Tessa Dee Mitchell 22
Tennessee Shelby Thompson Franklin 23
Texas Ivana Hall Cedar Hill 23
Utah Ciera Pekarcik Farmington 23
Vermont Jeanelle Achee Rochester 22
Virgin Islands Ashley Massiah Fredricksted 21
Virginia Desiree Williams Newport News 24
Washington Reina Almon Yakima 21
West Virginia Miranda Harrison Charleston 19
Wisconsin Paula Kuiper Racine 19
Wyoming Rebecca Podio Newcastle 23