A native of White River, Allie Shanks was crowned Miss Arkansas Teen USA on 10 April 2022 and represented Arkansas at the Miss Teen USA 2022 pageant in Reno, Nevada. Her personal platform, “Go Heart Yourself” emphasises the importance of taking care of your overall well being, with a focus on heart health. By working hand and hand with the American Heart Association, she hopes to raise awareness of heart disease.
Miss Arkansas Teen USA 2022 Allie Shanks is a junior at Har-Ber High School where she is the Junior Vice President of National Honor Society, Vice President of Civic Consciousness of DECA, a member of student council, and Junior Class Council. She is also a United Network for Organ Sharing Ambassador, volunteer for the American Heart Association, and volunteer for Arkansas Regional Organ Recovery Association and Give Organs, Give Life.
Throughout this year, Allie will promote her personal platform, “Go Heart Yourself”, which expresses the importance of taking care of your overall well being, with a focus on heart health. By working hand and hand with the American Heart Association, she hopes to raise awareness of heart disease.
The on-stage moments, the tension of the final two and the glory of the crowning, here are Allie’s state pageant photos.
Lights, camera, action! Professional photoshoots are one of the perks that comes from winning a title.
Allie placed fourth runner-up to Madeline Bohlman in 2021, when she was only 15.