Miss North Carolina Teen USA 2017 is Kenzie Hansley, who is the second Miss NC's OT to win the Miss NC Teen USA title. Kenzie was Miss NC's OT 2015, and follows in the footsteps of Kat Puryear, who was Miss NC's OT 2009 & Miss NC Teen USA 2012. Katie also won the Photogenic award and Kenzie won overall Swimsuit. Katie is from the south Charlotte area and Kenzie is from Topsail Island, near Wilmington.
Making the top ten were Miss NC Teen USA 2013 Kelsey Barberio, 2015 and 2016 fourth runners-up Morgan Evans and Kensley Leonard, four-time semi-finalist Jessica Halso and past California contestant Brittney Hill.
The top fifteen included 2015 & 2016 semi-finalists Brittany Pierce and Erika Turner (this was Erika's sixth year competing), and three-time New Jersey Teen runner-up Juliette Gabriel. The other two were newcomers Tiffany Knox and Kheiston Tilford.
First runner-up in the Teen division was Kaaviya Sambasivam, improving one spot on her placement last year. Second runner-up went to 2016 top 15 semi-finalist Haleigh Baker, and another from last year's top 15 Emily Miner placed fourth runner-up. Emily was also fourth runner-up in 2014. Third runner-up was newcomer Mackenzie Lyons.
The top ten were newcomers Harley Evans, Elizabeth O'Brien, Tiffany Robertson, Reagan Wayne; and Alexandria Murphy, who made the top ten last year as well. 2016 third runner-up Juliana Morehouse made the top sixteen this year. Austin Baxley made the top 16 and won the Photogenic award for the second year in a row. The others in the group were 2016 top ten finalist Anna Miller and newbies Grayson Dodd Burnett, Meri-Morgan Lochner and Margaux Steadman.
1RU: Victoria Vesce (T10 15, NF 13, 3RU NC TUSA 12, T15 11)
2RU: Megan Hucks (1RU SC USA 15, T10 SC USA 12, T10 SC USA 11)
3RU: Lindsey Baker (T10 16, T15 14, T10 14, 1RU NC TUSA 12, 2RU 11, T15 10)
4RU: Cheslie Kryst
Kelsey Barberio (NC TUSA 13, T10 12)
Morgan Evans (4RU 15, T10 13)
Jessica Halso (T10 13, T10 12, T15 11, T15 NC TUSA 08)
Brittney Hill (SF CA USA 16, NF 14)
Kensley Leonard (4RU 16)
Juliette Gabriel (SF NJ USA 16, 2RU NJ TUSA 13, 1RU 12, 2RU 11)
Brittany Pierce (T15 16, T15 15)
Erika Turner (T10 16, T15 15, T10 14, T15 13, T10 NC TUSA 09)
Congeniality: Tiffany Knox
Photogenic: Katie Coble
Swimsuit: Cheslie Kryst
1RU: Kaaviya Sambasivam (2RU 16)
2RU: Haleigh Baker (T15 16)
3RU: MacKenzie Lyons
4RU: Emily Miner (T15 16, 4RU 14)
Alexandria Murphy (T10 16)
Austin Baxley (T15 16)
Grayson Dodd Burnett
Anna Miller (T10 16)
Juliana Morehouse (3RU 16)
Congeniality: Anna Miller
Photogenic: Austin Baxley
Swimsuit: Kenzie Hansley