A native of Franklin, Emily Suttle was crowned Miss Tennessee USA on 12 March 2022 and represented Tennessee at the Miss USA 2022 pageant in Reno, Nevada. A registered dietician, Emily works at Vanderbilt University where she provides students with nutrition counseling, hosts nutrition education events, provides staff training, and works with chefs to provide balanced menus. She is passionate about healthy eating.
Miss Tennessee USA 2022 Emily Suttle attended the University of Tennessee and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in nutrition in 2018. She then moved to Texas to complete her dietetic internship with Texas A&M University and became a Registered Dietitian in June of 2019.
With roots firmly based in Franklin, Tennessee, Emily felt strongly about returning to her home state to begin her successful career as dietitian. She is currently the campus Registered Dietitian for Vanderbilt University where she provides students with nutrition counseling, hosts nutrition education events, provides staff training, and works with chefs to provide balanced menus. Emily is incredibly enthusiastic about sharing nutrition education and promoting body acceptance to young women, while demonstrating to people of all ages the various ways they can positively affect their personal health by having a balanced relationship with food.
After dealing with a close family member’s struggle with addiction, Emily is also passionate about being open about mental health issues and is looking forward to promoting this during her year as Miss Tennessee USA. She believes that understanding can be reached through vulnerable dialog and caring confrontation and is excited to travel the state in an effort to increase awareness on this important issue.
The on-stage moments, the tension of the final two and the glory of the crowning, here are Emily’s state pageant photos.
Lights, camera, action! Professional photoshoots are one of the perks that comes from winning a title.
Emily won the Miss Tennessee Teen USA title on her first attempt and the Miss Tennessee USA title on her third – having placed second runner-up to Justice Enlow in 2020 and Elizabeth Graham Pistole in 2021.