Miss Utah Teen USA

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Kelsey Brigel, Miss Utah Teen USA 2007

The Miss Utah Teen USA competition is the pageant that selects the representative for the state of Utah in the Miss Teen USA pageant.From 2006, the pageant will be produced by Red Curtain Productions, which includes a number of former Miss Utah Teen USAs and Miss Utah USAs.

Utah is one of the least successful states at Miss Teen USA, having only placed four times. The first placement came in 1995, when Loni Sordan placed 2nd runner-up to Keylee Sue Sanders of Kansas. Utah was the fourth-to-last state (equal) to place at Miss Teen USA. Utah's second placement was in 2009, with Tasha Smedley making the top 15. The third placement was the following year, when Angelia Layton placed 3rd runner-up. In 2012, Keilara McCormick finished in the top 16.

Three Utah teens have won the Miss Utah USA title and competed at Miss USA. The most recent of these is Marin Poole, Miss Utah Teen USA 2002 and Miss Utah USA 2005, who is also part of Red Curtain Productions. All three Miss Utah Teen USA winners who won the Miss Utah Teen USA titles went on to place at Miss USA like the Miss North Carolina USA titleholders.

Results summary[edit]


  • 2nd runners-up: Loni Sordan (1995)
  • 3rd runners-up: Angelia Layton (2010)
  • Top 15: Tasha Smedley (2009)
  • Top 16: Keilara McCormick (2012)


Year Name Hometown Age1 Placement at Miss Teen USA Special awards at Miss Teen USA Notes
2014 Savannah Lancaster Salt Lake City 18
2013 Chloe Crump Highland 17
2012 Keilara McCormick Lehi 17 Top 16
2011 Maqael Knight Salt Lake City 17
2010 Angelia Layton Manti 18 3rd runner-up Contestant of Survivor: Philippines, later Miss Utah USA 2014
2009 Tasha Smedley Syracuse 18 Top 15 Previously Miss Utah's Outstanding Teen 2006. Resigned for personal reasons on September 17, 2009.
2008 Kate Feinstein Centerville 17 Later Miss Utah USA 2010
2007 Kelsey Brigel[1] Draper 17
2006 Liz Leyda Logan 18
2005 Julianne Burgener Orem 18
2004 Honey Swift Riverton 18
2003 Jessica Black Farmington 18
2002 Marin Poole Logan 18 Later Miss Utah USA 2005, top 15 at Miss USA 2005
2001 Nicole Hansen West Jordan 18
2000 Heather Crowther American Fork 18
1999 Laurissa Solomon Park City 17
1998 Trina Seymour Santa Clara 18
1997 Amy Merrill Layton 17
1996 Jodi Webb Fruit Heights 18
1995 Loni Sordan Virgin 2nd Runner up
1994 Heather Henderson Provo Later Mrs. Utah America 2007 and Top 15 semi-finalist at Mrs. America 2007 under her married name, Heather Osmond.[2]
1993 Amy Carlson Sandy
1992 Susan Kelly Sandy
1991 Corinn Peterson Logan
1990 Melissa Anderson Later Miss Utah USA 1998, top 5 at Miss USA 1998
1989 Tracy Kennick Price Later Miss Utah USA 1996, top 10 at Miss USA 1996
1988 Kathleen Treadway Salt Lake City
1987 Tiffany DeMille Orem
1986 Michelle Montgomery Salt Lake City
1985 Susan Nelson Sandy
1984 Leslie Hunt Fillmore
1983 Natalie DeGraw Farmington

1 Age at the time of the Miss Teen USA pageant


  1. ^ Young, Christine. "Miss Utah Teen USA reign has been rewarding". Intermountain Catholic News. 
  2. ^ "2007 Mrs America". Retrieved July 9, 2010. 

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