A native of Williamstown, Emma Kitchen was crowned Miss West Virginia Teen USA on 5 June 2022 and represented West Virginia at the Miss Teen USA 2022 pageant in Reno, Nevada. She is a freshman studying political science at Fordham University and is also a varsity member of The Fordham Dance Team. A dancer since the age of 4, she considers her biggest accomplishments to be her acceptance into the Governor’s School of the Arts and The Friends and Family of The Arts Scholarship at the West Virginia Dance Festival.
The on-stage moments, the tension of the final two and the glory of the crowning, here are Emma’s state pageant photos.
Lights, camera, action! Professional photoshoots are one of the perks that comes from winning a title.