Miss Virginia Teen USA

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Miss Virginia Teen USA
Formation 1983
Type Beauty pageant
Headquarters Richmond
Location
Membership
Miss Teen USA
Official language
English
Website Official Website
Megan Myrehn, Miss Virginia Teen USA 2008
Samantha Casey, Miss Virginia Teen USA 2006
Miss Virginia Teen USA 2003 and Miss Virginia USA 2006 Amber Copley

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

Virginia is one of the more successful states at Miss Teen USA, and is placed in the top twenty in terms of number and value of placements [1]. Their most successful decade was the 1980s.

No Miss Virginia Teen USA has won the Miss Teen USA crown, but their highest placement came in the first year of competition, when Tina Marocco placed 1st runner-up to Ruth Zakarian of New York.

Virginia ties the record for the most Teens to cross over to win the Miss Virginia USA title and compete at Miss USA with eight in all. One of these is Kristi Lauren Glakas, a Triple Crown winner who competed at Miss USA 2004 and placed 3rd runner-up at Miss America 2006. The most recent Miss Virginia USA, Catherine Muldoon, is a former teen, though from Miss New York Teen USA 2004.

Results summary[edit]

Placements[edit]

  • 1st runners-up: Tina Marocco (1983)
  • 3rd runners-up: Angela Thigpin (1986), Samantha Casey (2006)
  • Top 5: Misty Horn (1998)
  • Top 10: Kimberly Grigsby (1997), Kristi Lauren Glakas (1999), Tori Hall (2005), Emily Bruce (2007)
  • Top 12: Andrea Ballengee (1992)
  • Top 15: Megan Myrehn (2008), Jacqueline Carroll (2010)

Winners[edit]

Year Name Hometown Age1 Placement at Miss Teen USA Special awards at Miss Teen USA Notes
2015 Annie Kutnya Herndon 15
2014 Olivia Fletcher Louisa 16
2013 Caelynn Miller-Keyes Fredericksburg 17
2012 Elizabeth Coakley Abingdon 17
2011 Susie Evans Poquoson 17
2010 Jacqueline Carroll Standardsville 16 Top 15
2009 Maggie Lawson Bristol 18
2008 Megan Myrehn Catharpin 18 Top 15 Later Miss Indiana USA 2012
2007 Emily Bruce Lynchburg 17 Top 10
2006 Samantha Casey Jeffersonton 17 3rd runner-up Later Later Miss Virginia USA 2010 and second runner up at Miss USA 2010
2005 Tori Hall Midlothian 18 Top 10 Later Miss Virginia USA 2008

Cast member on Road Rules 2007: Viewers' Revenge

2004 Mally Gent Honaker 18
2003 Amber Copley Abingdon 18 Later Miss Virginia USA 2006
2002 Lauren Barnette Wise 17 Later Miss Virginia USA 2007, top 10 at Miss USA 2007,

Model on NBC's Deal or No Deal

2001 Kathleen Lighthiser
2000 Jennifer Hawkins
1999 Kristi Lauren Glakas Centreville 18 Semi-finalist Triple Crown winner, Later Miss Virginia USA 2004 and Miss Virginia 2005, 3rd runner up to Miss America 2006
1998 Misty Horn Richlands 18 Finalist
1997 Kimberly Grigsby 18 Semi-finalist
1996 Kandy Marshall
1995 Kristel Jenkins Vinton 17 Later Miss Virginia USA 2001
1994 Kristen Wilson
1993 Heather Anderson
1992 Andrea Ballengee 19 Semi-finalist Crowned Miss Virginia 1995 but was disqualified when it was discovered that she had embellished her academic record;[1][2] later Mrs California 2006 and Mrs America 2006 (top ten at Mrs World 2006) married name Andrea Preuss.
1991 Linda Overhue
1990 Yoranda Harris
1989 Stephanie Satterfield Virginia Beach Later Miss Virginia USA 1993
1988 Audra Wilks Richmond 15 Later Miss Virginia USA 1997
1987 Kristi Pearce Colonial Heights
1986 Angela Thigpin Fort Smith 15 3rd runner-up
1985 Alice Robinson
1984 Marcy Brickhouse Virginia Beach
1983 Tina Marocco 16 1st runner-up

1 Age at the time of the Miss Teen USA pageant

References[edit]

  1. ^ "New Miss Virginia to Keep Crown". Charleston Daily Mail. 1995-07-07. 
  2. ^ Reed, David (2007-07-20). "Pageant Organizers Strip Miss Virginia of Crown". Associated Press. 

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