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Megan Wise was Miss Ohio USA 2016


2nd runner-up 2015, 2nd runner-up 2014, 1st runner-up 2013, 1st runner-up 2012, Semi-finalist 2011, 4th runner-up 2010, 3rd runner-up 2009, 3rd runner-up Miss Ohio Teen USA 2008

Top 15 at Miss USA 2016

A native of Gallipolis, Miss Ohio USA 2016 Megan Wise represented Ohio at the Miss USA 2016 pageant in Las Vegas, Nevada. Megan has a Masters Degree in Educational Leadership from Concordia University of Chicagoi. A first grade teacher, Megan is passionate about children’s literacy and works to instill a love of reading in today’s youth.

2016 bio:

Miss Ohio USA 2016 Megan Wise, 26, was born on the military base, Camp LeJeune in North Carolina. After her father finished his active duty service, she moved to Ohio to reunite with the rest of her family at the age of five. Megan has lived in the small town of Gallipolis, Ohio for the majority of her life. She then pursued a degree in Elementary Education and Graduated from the University of Rio Grande. Megan is currently a First Grade Teacher at Meigs Primary School and she recently just obtained her Masters Degree in Educational Leadership from. Concordia University of Chicago. She is passionate about children’s literacy and works to instill a love of reading in today’s youth. In her free time, Megan loves being active and outdoors. She enjoys kayaking, fishing, and going on hikes.

Miss USA pageant photos

Competing in the Miss USA pageant is once-in-a-lifetime event few get to experience. Here are Megan’s official Miss USA photos.

State pageant photos

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

Professional photos

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

Previous pageant photos

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

Farewell photos

All beautiful things must come to an end, no matter how bittersweet. See Megan’s farewell walk and other candids from the weekend she crowned her successor Dinaleigh Baxter as Miss Ohio USA 2017.

After the crown

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

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