"“With good work ethic and determination it is impossible to be ignored." As a former professional football player and business owner this is Stormy's motto. Being a freelance hair and make-up artist, Stormy enjoys bringing women's inner beauty outward while studying journalism to pursue her dream of becoming a sports sideline commentator. Keep an eye on ESPN for 23 year old, Stormy Keffeler."
"After experiencing severe bullying in middle school, Claire became passionate to change the mindset of youth. She created an inspirational program, PROJECT CLAIRE BEAR, which has aided hundreds of children in learning to overcome their challenges. Claire is a senior at Eastside Catholic High School, where she is a National Honor Society member and leader. She plans to obtain her Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications and become a broadcast journalist for a major network."
Holding hands with Claire at the end of the Teen pageant was Noelle Tapang who was 4RU last year and the only returning runner-up. Second runner-up Abigail Hill and fourth runner-up Sylvia Coulson were both new. Third runner-up went to 2015 semi-finalist Taylor Mann.
1RU: Kelsey Schmidt (SF 15, SF 14)
2RU: Julianne Fingado
3RU: Chael Stenchever (SF 15)
4RU: India Everett (NF MO USA 13)
Carly Davis (SF 15)
Kyla Dixon (4RU WA TUSA 12, SF 11, 3RU 10)
Brittany Eiseman (NF 15)
Gelly Lirio (4RU 15)
Shelby Meader (SF 15, NF 14, SF 13)
Gen Saechao (SF 15, NF 14)
1RU: Noelle Tapang (4RU 15)
2RU: Abigail Hill
3RU: Taylor Mann (SF 15)
4RU: Sylvia Coulson
Ellyanna Barnes (SF 15)
Brielle Black (SF 15)
Megan McBride (NF 15)