Miss Oregon Teen USA

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Kelci Flowers, Miss Oregon Teen USA 2006 and Allison Machado, Miss Oregon USA 2006 at the Miss Oregon USA 2007 pageant
Tami Farrell - Miss Oregon Teen USA 2003, photograph taken in 2009 when Farrell held the Miss California USA title
Kari Ann Peniche - Miss Oregon Teen USA 2002, photograph taken in 2008

The Miss Oregon Teen USA competition is the pageant that selects the representative for the state of Oregon in the Miss Teen USA pageant.

Until Tennessee's victory in 2009, Oregon was the only state to win more than one Miss Teen USA title - they have produced three winners. The first two came within two years of each other, when Mindy Duncan won in 1988 and Bridgette Wilson won in 1990. Wilson went on to become a successful actress and was awarded a special "Distinguished Achievement Award" in 1998. The third came over a decade later, when Tami Farrell won the crown in 2003.

Oregon has received two other placements in Miss Teen USA history: 3rd runner up in 1984 and semi-finalist in 1993. They have also won two Miss Congeniality awards, in 2001 and 2003.

Only two Miss Oregon Teen USAs have won the Miss Oregon USA title and competed at Miss USA. Tami Farrell placed first runner-up at and later assumed the Miss California USA 2009 title after the dethronement of Carrie Prejean but did not compete at Miss USA.[1]

Heather and Jenna Jones, Miss Oregon Teen USA titleholders for 1996 and 2005 respectively, are sisters.

Results summary[edit]

Placements[edit]

Awards[edit]

  • Miss Congeniality: Sarah Warner (2001), Tami Farrell (2003)

Winners[edit]

Year Name Hometown Age1 Placement at Miss Teen USA Special awards at Miss Teen USA Notes
2015 Kenna Sloy Gresham 17
2014 Alexandra Perry Portland 16
2013 Summer Piltcher Milwaukie 18
2012 Kiana Benion Medford 16
2011 Kayla Roush Scio 18
2010 Cara Nardini Lake Oswego 17
2009 Michelle Modey[2] Burns 18
2008 Brittany Schwab[3] Milwaukie 17
2007 Whitney Whitehouse Redmond 17
2006 Kelci Flowers Portland 17
2005 Jenna Jones Scappoose 18 Sister of Heather Jones, Miss Oregon Teen USA 1996.
2004 Lorie April Thompson[4] Eugene 18
2003 Tami Farrell Phoenix 18 Miss Teen USA 2003 Miss Congeniality 1st runner-up at Miss California USA 2009, assumed Miss California USA title after the dethronement of Carrie Prejean[1]
2002 Kari Ann Peniche Gresham Held Miss United States Teen 2003 title but was dethroned due to inappropriate photographs.
2001 Sarah Warner Albany Miss Congeniality
2000 Kari Virding Tigard 16 Later Miss Oregon 2007[5]
1999 Tracy Hackenmiller Bend
1998 Melissa Maki Portland
1997 Stevie Ficker Newberg
1996 Heather Jones Scappoose Sister of Jenna Jones, Miss Oregon Teen USA 2005.
1995 Kierra O'Brien Hillsboro
1994 Jodi Ann Paterson Springfield Playboy Playmate of the Year 2000.[6] Married Michael Andretti in 2006.[7]
1993 Jill Chartier 18 Semi-finalist Later Miss Oregon USA 1996
1992 Maggie Molstrom Portland
1991 Delilah Anderson Garibaldi
1990 Bridgette Wilson[8] Gold Beach 16 Miss Teen USA 1990 Went on to become an actress in the soap Santa Barbara and in movies, like Last Action Hero. Married Pete Sampras in 2000.[9]
1989 Catherine Dunnam Lake Oswego
1988 Mindy Duncan Newberg 16 Miss Teen USA 1988
1987 Kasey Weisiger Medford
1986 Danna Christiansen Oregon City
1985 Olga Calderon 17 Later Miss Oregon USA 1991 and semifinalist at Miss USA 1991
1984 Dena Woodard Eugene 17 3rd runner-up
1983 Gretchen Thoma Gresham

1 Age at the time of the Miss Teen USA pageant

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Phoenix High grad crowned Miss California". Ashland Daily Times. 2009-06-11. 
  2. ^ "Burns senior crowned". Blue Mountain Eagle. 2008-12-10. 
  3. ^ Spitaleri, Ellen (2007-12-04). "Miss Oregon Teen USA hails from Milwaukie". Clackamas Review. 
  4. ^ "Sheldon Grad competing in Miss Teen USA pageant". Eugene Register-Guard. 2004-08-06. 
  5. ^ Spitaleri, Ellen (2007-07-05). "Miss Oregon is Tigard native". Tigard Times. 
  6. ^ "Oregon State U. grad chosen Playmate of the Year". University Wire. 2000-05-03. 
  7. ^ "Andretti Engaged". Victoria Advocate. 2006-07-06. 
  8. ^ "Gold Beach teen wins pageant". Eugene Register-Guard. 1989-11-28. 
  9. ^ "Sampras to wed Bridgette Wilson". Herald-Tribune. 2000-06-21. 

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