Rachel Mathson

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Rachel Mathson
Beauty pageant titleholder
Born Rachel Leigh Mathson
(1981-12-08) December 8, 1981 (age 33)
Thief River Falls, Minnesota
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Hair color Brown
Eye color Blue
Title(s) Miss North Dakota USA 2007
Miss USA 2007

Rachel Leigh Mathson (born 8 December 1981) is a beauty queen from Thief River Falls, Minnesota who competed in the Miss USA pageant in 2007.

Mathson, born in Minnesota, won her first pageant title in 2000 when she was crowned Miss Thief River Falls and went on to compete in the Miss Minnesota pageant, where she finished first runner-up.[1] She also placed first runner-up in the Miss Minnesota 2005 competition.

After moving to Fargo, North Dakota, Mathson won the Miss North Dakota USA 2007 title in a state pageant held in November 2006. Mathson represented North Dakota in the Miss USA 2007 pageant which was broadcast live from the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, California on March 23, 2007. Her "sister" titleholder, Miss North Dakota Teen USA 2007, is Taylor Kearns.

Mathson graduated from Lincoln High School in 2001 and studied mass communications at Concordia College, Moorhead where she graduated cum laude. She later worked for Lutheran Social Services in Minnesota and then moved to Fargo and worked for KVLY. She is currently director of admissions at Oak Grove Lutheran School in Fargo.[2]


  1. ^ DCamp, Scott (2007-03-13). "Vying for a royal crown". Thief River Falls Times. Retrieved 2007-03-14. [dead link]
  2. ^ "Rachel Mathson is Miss N.D. USA". Thief River Falls Times. 2006-11-28. Retrieved 2006-11-29. [dead link]

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Preceded by
Kimberly Krueger
Miss North Dakota USA
Succeeded by
Stephanie Tollefson