Melissa Ann Young
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|Beauty pageant titleholder|
|Born||Melissa Ann Young
Menasha, Wisconsin, U.S.
|Height||5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)|
|Title(s)||Miss Wisconsin USA 2005|
|Miss USA 2005|
Young won the Miss Wisconsin USA title in a state pageant held in Lake Delton, Wisconsin, in November 2004, and also won the Miss Congeniality award. She had previously competed in the Miss Wisconsin USA 2003 pageant, where she made the semi-finals.
Young represented Wisconsin in the nationally televised Miss USA 2005 pageant which was broadcast live from Baltimore, Maryland, on April 12, 2005. She did not place during the nationally televised pageant, but did win the Miss Congeniality award. This was Wisconsin's first Miss Congeniality award the first time since 1999 that Wisconsin had won a special award at Miss USA.
Young was home schooled and her high school education in 1998. She was certified as a beautician from the Gilltech Academy of Cosmetology in 1999.
- "Menasha Woman earns Miss Wisconsin USA crown". The Capital Times & Wisconsin State Journal. 2004-11-08.
|Miss Wisconsin USA