I have two contestant commentaries to post for pageants that are being held tomorrow, bear with me! One of them is New Hampshire, which will be happening at 4pm EST. No webcast for this one unfortunately. Miss contestants are posted here and Teen is here. Miss is up slightly on last year and Teen down slightly.
Two of last year's runners-up are competing again in the Miss division... and in an unusual twist both were blonde last year and have turned up on the contestant roster for 2019 as brunettes! Kylie McCoy was first runner-up in 2018 and a semi-finalist at Miss NH Teen USA 2010, Alexandra Marcello was third runner-up last year and a semi-finalist in 2013. Returning semi-finalists are Felicia Arsenault (2018), Talia Stewart (2017) and Gabrielle Kent (Teen 2016). Aria Rich has moved to New Hampshire after being a non-finalist at Miss CA USA 2018, and Franchesca Nival was a non-finalist in Massachusetts in 2016.
In Teen the only returning runner-up or semi-finalist is Jadyn McDonough who was first runner-up last year. I unfortunately don't have a list of the 2018 contestants (in either division) to see who might have been a non-finalist last year but I assume almost all the Teen contestants will be competing for the first time.
Contestants who are competing again this year are marked with asterisks:
Alexandra Marcello (3RU 18, SF 13)
Aria Rich (NF CA USA 18)
Felicia Arsenault (SF 18, NF NH TUSA 12)
Franchesca Nival (NF MA USA 16)
Gabrielle Kent (SF NH TUSA 16
Kylie McCoy (1RU 18, SF NH TUSA 10)
Talia Stewart (SF 17)
MISS NEW HAMPSHIRE TEEN USA 2019 (13)
Jadyn McDonough (1RU 18)