(Click here to see the delegate profile for Amanda Tempel, Miss Ohio USA 2010)

North Dakota INDEX Oklahoma
2009 2011

Bridget Linton
Green, Ohio
Previous experience
Top 15, Miss Ohio Teen USA 2008


Bridget is an 18 year old freshman at the University of Akron majoring in Broadcast Journalism. She is also a member of the University of Akron Dance Team. Bridget loves to perform, make people smile, model, run, shop, and travel. Her greatest love is Irish dancing. As a six-time world qualifier and medal holder, Bridget has competed all over North America, Ireland and Scotland. She believes that dancing has given her the poise, discipline, confidence and competitive spirit that has followed her throughout her life. Bridget is a dance instructor and tutor at the OíHare School of Irish Dance.

A 2009 graduate of Green High School, Bridget was a member of National Honor Society, the Deanís List for post-secondary studies, Student Council, Yearbook, Musical Theater, and Spanish Club. She was also Cheerleading Captain, Dance Team Captain, Varsity Track, and Homecoming Queen. In high school, Bridget volunteered a number of hours for such causes as Toys for Tots, Battered Womenís Shelter, Volley for the Cure, Kick for the Cure, Relay for Life, and much more.

As Miss Ohio Teen USA, Bridget is looking forward to her responsibilities as a good will ambassador, making appearances, and working with charities. She is eager to fill her year working with organizations such as the American Heart Association, Girl Talk, and D.A.R.E. She would like to use her position as Miss Ohio Teen USA to make a positive difference in the lives of children. Her goal is to visit schools throughout the State of Ohio and encourage children to become aware of their inner beauty and promote a positive self-image. She wants to inspire children to believe in themselves and realize that no one can make you feel inferior without your consent. Bridget also wants to further her involvement with the Susan G. Komen Foundation and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

State Pageant Photos

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With Amanda Tempel (OH USA 10)

With Catherine McGhee (MI TUSA 10)

Professional Photos

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Appearance Photos

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Previous Pageant Photos

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Miss Ohio Teen USA 2008 (Top 15, "Miss Green Teen USA")

There are 3 Miss OH Teen USA in this pic! Chelsie Folden (OH TUSA 08) in red, Kelsey Stevens (OH TUSA 09), far left, and Bridget

Again, 3 Miss OH Teen USAs: Chelsie (center, beneath the "H" in Ohio), Kelsey (yellow) & Bridget (teal, 3rd from right)

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