Miss Oklahoma's Outstanding Teen

For the state pageant affiliated with Miss Teen USA, see Miss Oklahoma Teen USA

Miss Oklahoma's Outstanding Teen
Formation2003
TypeBeauty pageant
Location
Membership
Miss America's Outstanding Teen
Official language
English
Key people
Gentry Johnson
WebsiteOfficial website

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

Ella Phillips of Tulsa was crowned Miss Oklahoma's Outstanding Teen on June 11, 2021 at the River Spirit Casino Resort in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She competed for the title of Miss America's Outstanding Teen 2022 at the Loews Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Orlando on July 30th, 2021 in Orlando, Florida where she placed in the Top 11.

Results summaryEdit

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

PlacementsEdit

  • Miss America's Outstanding Teen: Lacey Russ (2011), Nicole Jia (2017)
  • 1st runners-up: Ashten Vincent (2014)
  • 4th runners-up: Carrigan Bradley (2016)
  • Top 8: Julianne Thomison (2013)
  • Top 9: Evelyn Smith (2018)
  • Top 10: Molly Colvard (2007), Jamie Butemeyer (2008), Alicia Clifton (2009), Claire Grace (2020)
  • Top 11: Ella Phillips (2022)
  • Top 15: Becca Hester (2006)

AwardsEdit

Preliminary awardsEdit

  • Preliminary Evening Wear/On-Stage Question: Lacey Russ (2011), Ashten Vincent (2014), Joei Whisenant (2015), Evelyn Smith (2018) (tie)
  • Preliminary Talent: Alicia Clifton (2009), Ashten Vincent (2014)

Non-finalist awardsEdit

  • Non-finalist Evening Wear/On-Stage Question: Joei Whisenant (2015)

Other awardsEdit

  • Miss Congeniality/Spirit of America: Becca Hester (2006)
  • Outstanding Instrumental Talent Award: Nicole Jia (2017)
  • Teens in Action Award Winners: Ashten Vincent (2014)
  • Teens in Action Award Finalists: Claire Grace (2020)

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
2021 Ella Phillips[1] Tulsa 18 Miss OCU's Outstanding Teen Classica Vocal Top 11
2019-20 Claire Grace[2] Stillwater 17 Miss Frontier Country's Outstanding Teen Vocal, "The Girl in 14G" Top 10 Teens in Action Award Finalist Miss Oklahoma State Fair 2022
2018 Sydney Massey[3] Tulsa 15 Miss Oklahoma City's Outstanding Teen Musical Theatre Dance, "So Much Better" from Legally Blonde
2017 Evelyn Smith[4] Oklahoma City 16 Miss Oklahoma City's Outstanding Teen Lyrical Dance Top 9[5] Preliminary Evening Wear/OSQ Award (tie)[5] Sister of Miss Oklahoma Teen USA 2016, Hellen Smith[6]

First African American titleholder

Later Distinguished Young Woman of Oklahoma 2019[7]
Top 8 at Distinguished Young Woman of America 2019 competition[8]
2016 Addison Price[9] Edmond 17 Miss Tulsa's Outstanding Teen Dance N/A Assumed title when Jia was named Miss America's Outstanding Teen 2017[9]

Later Miss Oklahoma 2019[10]

3rd Runner-Up to Miss America 2020
Nicole Jia[11] Oklahoma City 17 Miss Bethany's Outstanding Teen Piano, Variations on Mozart's “Rondo Alla Turca Winner[12] Outstanding Instrumental Talent Award[13]
2015 Carrigan Bradley[14] Fort Gibson 16 Miss Edmond Liberty Fest's Outstanding Teen Vocal, "That's Life" 4th runner-up[15] 4th runner-up at Miss Oklahoma 2017 pageant[16]

2nd runner-up at Miss Oklahoma 2018 pageant[17]
2014 Joei Whisenant[18] Ada 16 Miss Edmond Liberty Fest's Outstanding Teen Vocal Non-finalist Evening Wear/OSQ Award[19]

Preliminary Evening Wear/OSQ Award[19]
2013 Ashten Vincent[20] Edmond 16 Miss Edmond Liberty Fest's Outstanding Teen Vocal 1st runner-up[21] Preliminary Evening Wear/OSQ Award[21]

Preliminary Talent Award[21]

Teens in Action Award[21]
1st runner-up at Miss Oklahoma 2016 and 2019 pageants[22][10]
2012 Julianne Thomison[23] Tulsa 14 Miss Tulsa's Outstanding Teen Dance Top 8[24] 3rd runner-up at Miss Oklahoma 2016 and 2018 pageants[17][22]

2nd runner-up at Miss Oklahoma 2017 pageant[16]
2011 Clytee Burchett[25] Choctaw 16 Miss Edmond Liberty Fest's Outstanding Teen Dance
2010 Heather Rasmussen[26] Tulsa 14 Miss Oklahoma City's Outstanding Teen Dance N/A Assumed title when Russ was named Miss America's Outstanding Teen 2011[26]

3rd runner-up at Miss Oklahoma 2017 pageant[16]
Lacey Russ[27][28] Cordell 16 Miss Southwestern Oklahoma State University's Outstanding Teen Piano, Bach’s "Prelude XXI" and Beethoven’s "Sonata Pathetique" Winner[29] Preliminary Evening Wear/OSQ Award
2009 Georgia Frazier[30] Tulsa 17 Miss Tulsa State Fair's Outstanding Teen Vocal Top 16 at National Sweetheart 2014 pageant

Later Miss Oklahoma 2015[31]
Top 10 at Miss America 2016 pageant[32]
2008 Alicia Clifton[33] Oklahoma City 16 Miss Tulsa's Outstanding Teen Tap Dance Top 10[33] Preliminary Talent Award Later Miss Oklahoma 2012[34]
2nd runner-up at Miss America 2013 pageant[35]
2007 Jamie Butemeyer[36] Lawton 16 Miss South OKC's Outstanding Teen Top 10
2006 Molly Colvard[37] Elk Grove 16 Miss Oklahoma City University's Outstanding Teen Vocal[38] Top 10[37] Sister of Miss Oklahoma Teen USA 2009, Chelsea Colvard
2005 Becca Hester[39] Tulsa 17 Miss Oklahoma City University's Outstanding Teen Vocal Top 15[39] Spirit of America Award
2004 Lauren Nelson[40] Lawton 17 Miss Teen Lawton Vocal
No national pageant

Was previously an independent pageant with the winner earning the title of, "Miss Teen Oklahoma"

Changed to current title after a national pageant was created by the Miss America Organization in 2005
Later Miss Oklahoma 2006[41]
Crowned Miss America 2007[42]
2003 Ashley Jo Hobbs[43] Broken Arrow 16 Miss Teen OCU Musical Theatre Jazz Dance, “Hit Me With a Hot Note”

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