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Katie Ward was Miss South Carolina Teen USA 2022


Top 10 2021, Top 10 2020, Top 16 2019

A native of Charleston, Katie Ward was crowned Miss South Carolina Teen USA on 5 March 2022 and represented South Carolina at the Miss Teen USA 2022 pageant in Reno, Nevada. Currently a sophomore at Clemson University, Katie is majoring in Early Childhood Education. She loves volunteering with children, acting as a mentor and providing a listening ear, open arms and a smile whenever she can.

2022 bio:

Miss South Carolina Teen USA 2022 Katie Ward is a native of Charleston and graduate of James Island Charter High School. A member of the National Honor Society, she graduated in the top 7% of her class. Currently a freshman at Clemson University, Katie is majoring in Biological Sciences and plans to pursue a career as a pediatric nurse.

As a member of the Chi Omega sorority, she volunteers with her sisters at various organizations including Fostering Faithfully and Habitat for Humanity. She especially loves volunteering with children, acting as a mentor and providing a listening ear, open arms and a smile whenever she can. She is also a member of the Neurosciences Club, Piano Club, and Clemson Hope Mentoring Program.

When she is home from college, Katie takes full advantage of the outdoor lifestyle and activities that Charleston has to offer, spending her time kayaking, watching the sunset on Folly Beach, and taking photos downtown. She also enjoys spending time with her younger brother, Gavin, and their fur-sister, Charlotte, a black labradoodle.

​Taking on the prestigious title of Miss South Carolina Teen USA 2022, Katie intends to visit every county in our beautiful state. Focusing specifically on connecting with the children of South Carolina, she hopes to encourage them to never give up on their dreams, always work hard, be kind, and stay humble. She is elated to be presented with this once in a lifetime opportunity and is looking forward to this new, exciting journey.

Miss Teen USA pageant photos

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

Farewell photos

All beautiful things must come to an end, no matter how bittersweet. See Katie’s farewell walk and other candids from the weekend she crowned her successor Kenlee McVay as Miss South Carolina Teen USA 2023.

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