Miss Alabama's Outstanding Teen

The Miss Alabama's Outstanding Teen competition is the pageant that selects the representative for the U.S. state of Alabama in the Miss America's Outstanding Teen pageant.

Miss Alabama's Outstanding Teen
Formation2002
TypeBeauty pageant
Location
Membership
Miss America's Outstanding Teen
Official language
English
Key people
Anita Walker (Executive Director)
Kevin Hathcock (Co-director)
Dr. Billy Jenkins (Co-director)
WebsiteOfficial website

Jessica Baeder of Auburn, Alabama was the first contestant from Alabama to win the national title on July 29, 2017.[1]

Zoe Champion of Leeds was crowned Miss Alabama's Outstanding Teen on March 3, 2019 at Thompson High School in Alabaster, Alabama. She competed for the title of Miss America's Outstanding Teen 2020 at the Linda Chapin Theater in the Orange County Convention Center on July 27th, 2019 in Orlando, Florida where she was among the Top 15 Finalists, along with receiving a Preliminary Evening Wear & On-Stage Question Award.

Results summaryEdit

The year in parentheses indicates the year of the Miss America's Outstanding Teen competition the award/placement was garnered.

PlacementsEdit

  • Miss America's Outstanding Teens: Jessica Baeder (2018)
  • 1st runners-up: Scarlett Walker (2011)
  • 2nd runners-up: Mi'a Callens (2012), Jessica Procter (2014), Morgan Green (2015)
  • 3rd runners-up: Collins McMurray (2019)
  • Top 10: Jenna Bryant (2006), Abby Lynn Steverson (2007)
  • Top 11: Tiara Pennington (2017)
  • Top 15: Zoé Champion (2020)

AwardsEdit

Preliminary awardsEdit

  • Preliminary Evening Wear/On Stage Question: Jessica Procter (2014), Morgan Green (2015), Zoé Champion (2020)
  • Preliminary Lifestyle and Fitness: Jessica Procter (2014)
  • Preliminary Talent: Scarlett Walker (2011), Mi'a Callens (2012), Jessica Baeder (2018)

Non-finalist awardsEdit

  • Non-finalist Talent: Haley Ates (2009)

Other awardsEdit

  • Miss Congeniality/Spirit of America: Zoé Champion (2020)
  • Outstanding Dance Award: Jessica Baeder (2018)
  • Scholastic Excellence Award: Collins McMurray (2019)
  • Teens in Action Award: Jessica Baeder (2018)

WinnersEdit

  •      Declared as winner
  •      Ended as a runner-up
  •      Ended as a finalist or semi-finalist
Year Name Hometown Age Local Title Talent Placement at MAO Teen Special scholarships at MAO Teen Notes
2019 Zoé Champion[2] Leeds 16 Miss Jefferson County's Outstanding Teen Jazz Dance, "Lone Ranger" Top 15 Preliminary Evening Wear/OSQ Award[3]

Spirit of America Award[3]
Younger sister of Chandler Champion, Miss Alabama 2013[4]
2018 Collins McMurray[5] Vestavia Hills 16 Miss Friendliest City's Outstanding Teen Vocal, "Over the Rainbow" 3rd runner-up[6] Scholastic Excellence Award[7]
2017 Lauren Bradford[8] Gulf Shores 17 Miss Coastal Alabama's Outstanding Teen Violin, "Orange Blossom Special"
N/A
1st runner-up at Miss Alabama's Outstanding Teen 2017 pageant[9]

Assumed title when Baeder was named Miss America's Outstanding Teen 2018[8]

3rd runner-up at Miss Alabama 2019 pageant[10]
Jessica Baeder[9] Auburn 17 Miss Smith Station's Outstanding Teen[1] Ballet en pointe, "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy" Winner[1] Outstanding Dance Award[11]

Preliminary Talent Award[11]

Teens in Action Award[11]
Daughter of Miss North Carolina 1984, Francesca Alder[citation needed]
2016 Tiara Pennington[12] Helena 16 Miss Metropolitan's Outstanding Teen[12] Vocal, "Patriotic Medley" Top 11[13] 1st runner-up at Miss Alabama 2018 pageant[14]

Later Miss Alabama 2019[10]
Top 7 at Miss America 2020 competition[15]
2015 Kaitlynn Campbell[16][17] Hayden 17 At-Large[17] Vocal, "Concrete Angel"
2014 Morgan Green[18] Tuscaloosa 17 Miss Tuscaloosa's Outstanding Teen[18] Vocal, "Don't Rain on My Parade" from Funny Girl 2nd runner-up[18] Preliminary Evening Wear/On Stage Question Award[19]
2013 Jessica Procter[20] Tuscaloosa 17 Miss West Central's Outstanding Teen Broadway Vocal 2nd runner-up[21] Preliminary Evening Wear/On Stage Question Award[21]

Preliminary Lifestyle and Fitness Award[21]
Later Miss Alabama 2017[20]
Top 7 at Miss America 2018 pageant[22]
2012 Callie Walker[23] Birmingham 14 Miss Point Mallard's Outstanding Teen Ballet en pointe, "Storms in Africa" Daughter of Angela Tower Walker, Miss Alabama 1985[24]

Sister of Scarlett Walker, Miss Alabama's Outstanding Teen 2010[25]

Later Miss Alabama 2018[14]
Top 10 at Miss America 2019 pageant
2011 Mi'a Callens[26] Birmingham 17 Miss Jefferson County's Outstanding Teen Piano/Vocal, "Hiding Underwater" 2nd runner-up[27] Preliminary Talent Award[27]
2010 Scarlett Walker[28] Birmingham 16 Miss Painted Rock's Outstanding Teen Dance, "The Way You Make Me Feel" 1st runner-up[29] Preliminary Talent Award Daughter of Angela Tower Walker, Miss Alabama 1985[24]

Sister of Callie Walker, Miss Alabama's Outstanding Teen 2012 and Miss Alabama 2018[25][14]

Later Distinguished Young Woman of Alabama 2012

Cast as an ensemble member in the 2018 Broadway production of Carousel[30]
2009 Avery Cooper[31] Smiths Station Miss Teen Chattahoochie Valley
2008 Haley Ates[32] Eufaula Miss Teen Painted Rock Vocal, "Defying Gravity" from Wicked Non-finalist Talent Award[33]
2007 Meg McGuffin[34] Ozark[34] 14 Miss Teen Trojan/Troy Dance Later Miss Alabama 2015[34]
4th runner-up at Miss America 2016 pageant[35]
2006 Abby Lynn Steverson[28] Smiths Piano Top 10[36]
2005 Jenna Bryant[28][37] Hoover 17 Dance Top 10[37]
2004 Whitney Vautier[28]
No national pageant
2003 Whitney Dykes[28] 17

ReferencesEdit

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  2. ^ "THS hosts Miss Alabama Outstanding Teen 2019 - Shelby County Reporter". Shelby County Reporter. March 12, 2019.
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