Miss Teen USA 1987, the fifth Miss Teen USA pageant, was televised live from El Paso, Texas on July 21, 1987. At the conclusion of the final competition, Kristi Addis of Mississippi was crowned by outgoing queen Alison Brown of Oklahoma.
This was the only year that the pageant was held in El Paso. It would not return to Texas until
Miss Teen USA 1997, the first of three years it was held on South Padre Island. The 1987 event was hosted by Michael Young, with colour commentary from Tracy Scoggins.
Results [ edit ]
Placements [ edit ]
Map showing placements by state
Special awards [ edit ]
Final competition scores [ edit ]
District of Columbia
Historical significance [ edit ]
Massachusetts, Mississippi and the District of Columbia placed for the first time. The District of Columbia would not place again until
Miss Teen USA 2000. This was North Carolina's highest placement in the competition, a record which would not be equalled until when
Melissa Lingafelt placed first runner-up at Miss Teen USA 2006. This was the first time in the history of the competition that Texas didn't make the semi-finals. This broke a four year streak of placements by the state.
Delegates [ edit ]
The Miss Teen USA 1987 delegates were:
Contestant notes [ edit ]
Kristen Mastroianni (Massachusetts) later won the Miss Massachusetts USA 1995 title and competed in the Miss USA 1995 pageant, where she made the semi-finals. She is one of only a few women who have made the semi-finals in both pageants. Others who later competed at
Miss USA were:
Kelly Hu Michael John
Cptn. Terry Jones
John H. Brennan
External links [ edit ]