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Makenzie Sexton was Miss Arkansas Teen USA 2016


1st runner-up 2015, 4th runner-up 2014, 4th runner-up 2013

A native of Cabot, Makenzie Sexton was crowned Miss Arkansas Teen USA on 1 November 2015 and represented Arkansas at the Miss Teen USA 2016 pageant in Las Vegas, Nevada. Makenzie is the daughter of Miss Missouri USA 1992 Tonya Snodgrass.

2016 bio:

Miss Arkansas Teen USA 2016 Makenzie Sexton is originally from Mountain Home, Arkansas and later moved to Cabot. She is the daughter of Miss Missouri USA 1992 Tonya Snodgrass.. She played basketball all through school until two years ago, when she tore her meniscus in her left knee. She underwent three surgeries and unfortunately was no longer able to play. She says through that experience taught her many things; one being that a person is not defined by their talents or abilities; it is about the content of your character. In winning the title of Miss Arkansas Teen USA, it gave her an amazing opportunity to use her voice and share this message.

Miss Teen USA pageant photos

Competing in the Miss Teen USA pageant is once-in-a-lifetime event few get to experience. Here are Makenzie’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 Makenzie’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 Makenzie made during her reign, as well as other candid photos during her year.

Previous pageant photos

There’s nothing better than watching a contestant progress from year to year! Here’s a look back at Makenzie’s previous pageant photos.

Farewell photos

All beautiful things must come to an end, no matter how bittersweet. See Makenzie’s farewell walk and other candids from the weekend she crowned her successor ​Allison Tucker as Miss Arkansas Teen USA 2017.

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