Abby was competing for the first time and is in fact the first newcomer among the Miss USA 2019 delegates crowned thus far. Shelby was a semi-finalist last year and recently competed at Miss High School America. Abby is from Brookings and Shelby from Sioux Falls.
Among the Miss top 10 were former Teen semi-finalists Jhena van den Hoek and Megan Hill and newcomers Aaana Okerlund, Alexa H and LIz K. Jennifer D won the Congeniality award.
The Teen semi-finalists were Cate B, Janelle Dickau, Alexis K, Emma S. and Jaimye Lynn Wininger. Jaimye Lynn was also a semi-finalist last year.
1RU: Alyssa Hustrulid (2RU 17, 2RU 16, SD TUSA 10, SF 09)
2RU: Kalani Jorgensen (1RU 18, SF 17, SD TUSA 12, 1RU 11)
3RU: Julia Gesling (3RU SD TUSA 18, SF 17)
4RU: Berkeley Fierro
Megan Hill (SF SD TUSA 12, SF 10, NF 09)
Jhena van den Hoek (NF 18, NF 16, SF SD TUSA 15, NF 14)
Congeniality: Jennifer D
Photogenic: Kalani Jorgensen
1RU: Molly Saltzman
2RU: Izabel Kreger
3RU: Kate Dailey
4RU: Madison Price
Jaimye Lynn Wininger (SF 18)
Congeniality: Izabel Kreger
Photogenic: Madison Price