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Taylor Gorton was Miss Oklahoma USA 2016

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Glenpool

2nd runner-up 2015, 2nd runner-up 2014, Miss Oklahoma Teen USA 2008 (Semi-finalist Miss Teen USA 2006), Non-finalist 2007

Top 15 at Miss USA 2016

A native of Glenpool, Miss Oklahoma USA 2016 Taylor Gorton represented Oklahoma at the Miss USA 2016 pageant in Las Vegas, Nevada. Taylor attended Lindenwood University on her Vanbros scholarship, which opened many doors, including a spot as both a cheerleader and reporter in the NFL. During this time, she also took a six month internship at CBS News in New York City. These experiences led her to launch a communication and branding company Pink Door Productions, which also offers pageant coaching.

2016 bio:

A proud resident of Glenpool, Oklahoma, Miss Oklahoma USA 2016 Taylor Gorton was raised under Friday night lights and was voted class personality. Upon graduating from Glenpool High School, she chose to combine the two and study broadcast journalism at Lindenwood University. Her college career opened many doors, including a spot as both a cheerleader and reporter in the NFL. During this time, she also took a six month internship at CBS News in New York City. The collision of these experiences, left Taylor with an increased desire to launch her concept-turned-company, Pink Door Productions last June. Her company sets out to close the female confidence gap by implementing savvy communication techniques and branding tactics.
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Miss USA pageant photos

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

Farewell photos

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

After the crown

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

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