Katherine Webb, Miss Alabama USA 2012
Keisha Walding, Miss Alabama USA 2008
Miss Alabama USA competition is the beauty pageant that selects the representative for the state of Alabama in the Miss USA pageant.
Alabama is one of the more successful and (recently) consistent states at Miss USA. Although they have had a number of runners-up, finalists and semi-finalists, they have only had one Miss USA. Even more successfully,
Sylvia Hitchcock, Miss USA 1967, went on to win the Miss Universe title. Two Miss Alabama USA titleholders have placed first runner-up to winners from California: Candace Michelle Brown was first runner-up to Shannon Marketic in 1992; Pamela Flowers was first runner-up to Summer Bartholomew in 1975.
Three Miss Alabama USA titleholders were former
Miss Alabama Teen USAs. Of these three, two placed better in the Miss competition than they did as teens.
The current titleholder is Jesica Ahlberg of
Winners [ edit ]
1 Placement at Miss USA
Special awards at Miss USA
2014 Jesica Ahlberg
2013 Mary-Margaret McCord
Katherine Webb [1 ]
Phenix City 23
Madeline Mitchell [2 ]
Audrey Moore Hoover
Top 10, finished in 7th at Miss USA 2010
Vestavia Hills 19
Miss Photogenic Previously 1st runner-up to
Miss Alabama Teen USA 2006
Top 10, finished 6th at Miss USA 2006
Jessica Tinney Birmingham
Previously 1st runner-up to
Miss Alabama Teen USA 2002
Tara Darby Birmingham
Tara Tucker Birmingham
Top 12, Finishing in 9th Place overall
Miss Alabama Teen USA 1997
Laura Hoffman Birmingham
Top 10, finished 8th at Miss USA 1997
Miss Alabama Teen USA 1993
Miss Alabama Teen USA 1988, 4th runner up at Miss Teen USA 1988
1993 Toni Johnson
First African-American Miss Alabama USA
Candace Michelle Brown
Top 11, finishing in 8th place
Had her crown and clothes bought in preparation for the Miss USA pageant stolen from her car prior to the national pageant.
Rhonda Mooney Pelham
Rhonda Garrett Birmingham
Former director of the Miss Alabama USA,
Miss Alabama Teen USA, Miss Arkansas USA, Miss Arkansas Teen USA, Miss Mississippi USA, and Miss Mississippi Teen USA pageants under her married name, Rhonda Garrett-Gilliam
Allison Sawyer Birmingham
Terri Lane Birmingham
Lisa Wheeler Birmingham
Miss Teen All American 1980
Top 12, finishing in 6th place
semifinalist in Miss World USA 1980
Miss Ohio 1983, 4th runner up at Miss America 1984, Ohio's Junior Miss 1978
Rose Burch Mobile
Stancil was arrested in 1977 for possessing
cocaine and marijuana with intent to distribute. She was fired as head of the [4 ] New Orleans Saints cheerleading squad in 1978 for failing to disclose this information. [5 ]
Pamela Flowers Headland
Iva Wyna Lavis
Sylvia Hitchcock Tuscaloosa
Miss USA 1967
Miss Universe 1967
Pamela Jean Borgfeldt
Dinah Irene Armstrong
1st runner-up in the 1961 Miss Sun Fun USA Pageant
Suellen Robinson Fairfax
Pat Sullivan Birmingham
Competed in the 1960 Miss Dixie Pageant
Judith Lucille Carlson
1 Age at the time of the Miss Alabama USA pageant
2 No titleholder was elected 1954-1957
Results summary [ edit ]
Placements in Miss USA [ edit ]
Winners: Sylvia Hitchcock (1967 - Miss Universe)
1st runners-up: Pamela Flowers (1975), Candace Michelle Brown (1992), Michelle Arnette (2003), Mary-Margaret McCord (2013)
2nd runners-up: Doris Edwards (1953), Judith Carlson (1958), Margaret Gordon (1960), Jina Mitchell (2000), Madeline Mitchell (2011)
3rd runners-up: Pamela Rigas (1980)
4th runners-up: Suellen Robinson (1961)
Top 10: Autumn Smith (1997), Tara Darby (2004), Haleigh Stidham (2006), Audrey Moore (2010), Katherine Webb (2012) '
Top 11/12: JoAnne Henderson (1981), Candy Carley (1991), Tara Tucker (2002)
Top 15: Pat Sullivan (1959), Dinah Irene Armstrong (1963), Pamela Jean Borgfeldt (1964), Leigh Sanford (1965), Claudia Robinson (1968), Hitsy Parnell (1969)
References [ edit ]
^ Schwab, Frank (December 27, 2012). "Crimson Tide quarterback AJ McCarron is apparently dating Miss Alabama, an Auburn alum". Yahoo! Sports . Retrieved December 28, 2012.
^ Milligan, Cheryl (November 30, 2010). "Miss Alabama Prevails After Tragic Crash". ( TimesDaily Florence, AL).
^ Greer, Richard (December 23, 1990). "Miss Alabama USA loses crown - and her clothes". ( The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Atlanta, GA). p. B03.
^ "Saints quell Angel cheers". ( The Globe and Mail Toronto). United Press International. October 7, 1978. p. P53.
^ "ROUNDUP Theismann signs deal with 'Skins". ( The Globe and Mail Toronto). April 15, 1982. p. S6.
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