Nicole was a semi-finalist in last year's pageant, fourth runner-up at Miss RI Teen USA 2015 and a Teen semi-finalist in 2014. She is the third Miss RI USA winner in seven years who had previously been a Teen runner-up. Olivia was competing for the first time.
Among the top 11 were 2018 first runner-up Karly Laliberte, two-time semi-finalists Ashley Waterman and Prutha Patel, and newcomers Camilla Akbas (winner of the Miss Congeniality award), Sarah McGill and Yinelly Ramos.
The semi-finalists included Madeline Capaldi, a semi-finalist last year & 2RU in 2017, two-time semi-finalist Kylie Hartley and newcomers Alison Hornung, Allyson Lezette, Camille Volpe.
1RU: Frances LeBlanc (3RU 18, NF 17)
2RU: Lindsey Bucci (SF 18, 2RU 17, RI TUSA 11)
3RU: Alexa Papigiotis (RI TUSA 17, SF 16)
4RU: Abby Mansolillo (1RU RI TUSA 18, SF 17, SF 16, 3RU 15, SF 14)
Karly Laliberte (1RU 18)
Prutha Patel (SF 17, SF 16)
Ashley Waterman (SF 18, NF 17, SF 14, NF RI TUSA 12
Amity: Camilla Akbas
Photogenic: Frances LeBlanc
1RU: Sofia Ledoux
2RU: Kaitlin Dupont (2RU 18)
3RU: Giana Mesiti
4RU: Talyn Sadowski
Madeline Capaldi (SF 18, 2RU 17)
Kylie Hartley (SF 18, SF 17)
Gianna Paul (NF 18)
Amity: Lyndsey Ward (3RU 18)