In the Miss division the only one of Renee's runners-up returning is 1RU Alexandra Vorontsova. Kimberly Martin, first runner-up in 2013 and a semi-finalist in 2014, is also back after sitting out 2015. 2014 Teen second runner-up Kassady Sever is competing in Miss for the second time.
We may be in for a first this year with Carissa Palumbo, sister of current Miss NJ USA 2016 Jessielyn Palumbo competing in Delaware for the first time. Carissa was third runner-up at Miss NJ USA last year, 2RU in 2014 and first runner-up in Teen in 2009. Following last year's pageant she moved to Wilmington for work.
Only one of last year's top ten, third runner-up Paige Hales, is back in the Teen division.
Miss Delaware USA & Teen USA Titleholder History | Delaware state pageant results
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Destiny Drummond (NF 15)
Rae'Ven Heard (NF 15)
Amanda Mahadan (SF 15, NF 14, SF 13)
Kimberly Martin (SF 14, 1RU 13, SF 12)
Christen Martinelli (NF 15)
Carissa Palumbo (3RU NJ USA 15, 2RU NJ USA 14, SF NJ USA 11, NF NJ USA 10, 1RU NJ TUSA 09)
Kassady Sever (SF 15, 2RU DE TUSA 14)
Alexandra Vorontsova (1RU 15)
MISS DELAWARE TEEN USA (26)
Paige Hales (3RU 15)
Victoria McNeil (NF 15)
Rebecca Rittenhouse (NF 15)