Miss Ohio Teen USA

The Miss Ohio Teen USA competition is the pageant that selects the representative for the state of Ohio in the Miss Teen USA pageant and the name of the title held by that winner.

Miss Ohio Teen USA
Formation1983
TypeBeauty pageant
HeadquartersColumbus
Location
Membership
Miss Teen USA
Official language
English
Key people
Melissa Proctor-Pitchford, state pageant director
Websitehttp://www.missohiousa.com
Allie LaForce Miss Ohio Teen USA 2005 & Miss Teen USA 2005
Chelsie Folden, Miss Ohio Teen USA 2008
Stacy Offenberger , Miss Ohio Teen USA 1998 & Miss Ohio USA 2006
Rebecca Kleefisch , Miss Ohio Teen USA 1994

Most recently the pageant has been held in Springfield, Ohio and was previously held in Portsmouth for 14 years.[1][2][3][4] Contestants compete in three competition segments: swimsuit, interview, and evening gown.[5] Prizes include a scholarship to Lindenwood University.[6]

Their first Miss Teen USA title came in 2005 Allie LaForce won the national crown, Ohio's first placement since 1993.[7][8] LaForce went on to become a successful sports broadcaster.[7]

The state has won one special award, Miss Congeniality in 1997.[8] Ohio was one of the last ten states to make their first placement.[citation needed] The most recent placement came in 2016, when Olivia Turk placed top 15, the states highest placement since the Miss Teen USA 2012.[9]

Only two Miss Ohio Teen USA titleholders have won the Miss Ohio USA title and competed at Miss USA.[8] The most recent of these is Stacy Offenberger, who placed third runner-up in the Miss USA 2006 pageant.

Lily McLaughlin of Greenwich was crowned Miss Ohio Teen USA 2020 on November 9, 2019 at Matthews Auditorium in Sharonville. She will represent Ohio for the title of Miss Teen USA 2020.

Results summaryEdit

Placements at Miss Teen USAEdit

  • Miss Teen USA: Allie LaForce (2005)
  • 4th runner-up: Kendall Fein (2012)
  • Top 12: Melissa Yust (1993)
  • Top 15: Kelsey Stevens (2009), Olivia Turk (2016)

Ohio holds a record of 5 placements at Miss Teen USA.

Awards at Miss Teen USAEdit

  • Miss Congeniality: Christina Todd (1997)

WinnersEdit

Year Name Hometown Age1 Placement at Miss Teen USA Special awards at Miss Teen USA Notes
2020 Lily McLaughlin Greenwich TBA TBA
2019 Isabelle Jedra Lexington 18
2018 Sofia Durina Columbiana 16
2017 Emma Karle Springfield Township 17
2016 Olivia Turk Dublin[10] 18[10] Top 15
2015 Shelby Stapleton[11] Hilliard[12] 16[12]
2014 Emma Rofkar[13] Curtice[14] 17[14]
2013 Brittany Reid[15][16] Springfield[17] 18[17]
2012 Kendall Fein[18] Loveland[19] 17[19] 4th runner-up[9]
2011 Morgan Smigel[20] Avon 16[21]
2010 Bridget Linton Green[22] 18[22]
2009 Kelsey Stevens[23] Aurora[24] 18[24] Top 15[25] Sister of Miss Ohio Teen USA 2003 Amanda Stevens[23]
2008 Chelsie Folden Wellston 16 Later Miss Ohio World 2015, top 22 at Miss World America 2015[citation needed]
2007 Rachel Epperly Columbus 18[26]
2006 Peyton McCormick West Chester 17[27]
2005 Allie LaForce[28] Vermilion 16[29] Miss Teen USA 2005[28] Daughter of Miss Ohio USA 1977 - Lesa Rummell[7]
2004 Nicci Shannon Cincinnati 18[30]
2003 Amanda Stevens Aurora 17[31] Sister of Miss Ohio Teen USA 2009 - Kelsey Stevens[23]
2002 Renee Jackson Columbus 16[32]
2001 Angela Wilson Columbus 17[33]
2000 Sarah Thompson Columbus[34] 17[34]
1999 Erika Moody Columbus
1998 Stacy Offenberger Vincent Later Miss Ohio USA 2006,[35] 3rd runner up at Miss USA 2006[36]
1997 Christina Todd Columbus Miss Congeniality[8]
1996 Tara Shaffer[37] Columbus 1st runner-up to Miss Ohio USA 2005[38]
1995 Amber Vaughn Marietta
1994 Rebecca Reed[39] Waterville Rebecca Reed Kleefisch is currently serving as the 44th Lieutenant Governor of Wisconsin
1993 Melissa Yust Cincinnati Top 12[8]
1992 Tiffany Chaney Hillsboro
1991 Michelle Mouser Huber Heights Later Miss Ohio USA 1997[8]
1990 Heather Wilpert Columbus
1989 Missy Crawford Columbus
1988 Teresa Merola Pickerington
1987 Christy Hoyt New Concord
1986 Michele Beane Englewood
1985 Meg Scranton Columbus
1984 Stephanie Viah Columbus
1983 Jamie Callarik Columbus

1 Age at the time of the Miss Teen USA pageant

ReferencesEdit

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