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Veronica Temple was Miss Alaska Teen USA 2012

Eagle River

Miss Alaska’s Outstanding Teen 2009

A native of Eagle River, Veronica Temple was crowned Miss Alaska Teen USA on 5 November 2011 and represented Alaska at the Miss Teen USA 2012 pageant at Atlantis in the Bahamas. Raised in a large family, her sister Sarah was Miss Alaska USA 2010. Veronica is a talented Irish Dancer and guitarist.

2012 bio:

Veronica is the seventh of 13 children, four of which are adopted. Her older sister Sarah Temple was Miss Alaska USA 2010. Veronica and her siblings are all homeschooled.
Veronica began Irish Dancing lessons at age 8 and has participated in several competitions across the country. Her love for Irish Dancing has encouraged her to complete six of 12 exams to become a certified Irish Dance teacher. She also taught herself how to play the guitar at a young age and has written and recorded music.Veronica has competed in and won several pageants, including the 2009 Miss Alaska Outstanding Teen pageant. She is also a full-time student pursuing a bachelor’s degree at St. Katherine College in California. During her free time, she enjoys hiking mountains in Alaska, sledding, camping and singing songs with her family and friends by the campfire.

Miss Teen USA pageant photos

The Miss Teen USA pageant is once-in-a-lifetime event few get to experience. Here are Veronica’s official Miss Teen USA photos.

State pageant photos

The on-stage moments, the tension of the final two and the glory of the crowning, here are Veronica’s state pageant photos.

Professional photos

Lights, camera, action!  Professional photoshoots are one of the perks that comes from winning a title.

Candid & Appearance photos

From events straight after her crowning to her final appearances before she passes on her crown, here’s a look at all the appearances Veronica made during her reign, as well as other candid photos during her year.

Farewell photos

All beautiful things must come to an end. See Veronica’s farewell walk and other candids from the weekend she crowned her successor Kimberly Agron as Miss Alaska Teen USA 2013.

After the crown

Winning a state title is a sisterhood for life. Here are Veronica’s “after the crown” photos.

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