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Miss Colorado USA and Teen USA Titleholder History

Your ultimate Miss USA state pageant resource

Take a trip back into the history of the Miss Colorado USA and Teen USA pageants, from the first winner to the most recent. Get to know every single Miss and Teen titleholder with a full listing, hometown map and extensive photo archive, with state pageant photos, Miss USA and Teen USA competition photos and more.

Hilary Cruz wins Miss Teen USA 2007
Hilary Cruz wins Miss Teen USA 2007

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A guide to the state titleholder listings...

Miss USA and Miss Teen USA titleholders from Colorado

MISS TEEN USA 2007

Hilary Cruz

18 • Louisville

 

Miss Colorado USA titleholders 1952-2022

Recent titleholders

2019
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Madison Dorenkamp

26 • Lamar

2020
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Emily DeMure

22 • Boulder

2021
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Olivia Lorenzo​​

20 • Fort Collins

2022
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Alexis Glover

22 • Colorado Springs

2023
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Arianna Lemus

26 • Gunnison

 
 

Placements and Awards Summary

Placements

3rd runner-up

Rhea Looney (1963), Jessica Hartman (2010)

Semi-finalist

Jeanie Carroll (1953), Lorna Batterson (1954), Dorothy Jane Bewley (1955), Diane Lee Gardner (1959), Penny James (1962), Susan Hawkins (1969), Debbie James (1989), Tiani Jones (2000)

Top 8/10/11/12*

* Where the semi-finalists are cut in multiple stages before the top 5 or 6

Awards

Congeniality

Diane Knaub (1971)

Photogenic

Susan Hawkins (1969), Katee Doland (2001)

Marybel Gonzalez made the top 10 at Miss USA 2012

Full Titleholder Listing

IMAGEYEARNAMEHOMETOWNAGEPLACEMENTAWARDNOTES
2023Arianna LemusGunnison26
2022Alexis Glover*Colorado Springs22Previously Miss CO Teen USA 2017
2021Olivia LorenzoFort Collins20
2020Emily DeMureBoulder22
2019Madison DorenkampLamar26
2018Chloe Brown*Grand Junction23Previously Miss CO Teen USA 2013
2017Sabrina JanssenDenver21
2016Caley Rae Pavillard°*Castle Pines22Previously Miss CO's OT 2008 & Miss CO Teen USA 2011 (SF Miss Teen USA)
2015Talyah PoleeDenver26
2014Eleanna LivaditisCentennial25
2013Amanda WileyDenver26
2012Marybel GonzalezDenver24Top 10
2011Blair Griffith*Lakewood22Previously Miss CO Teen USA 2006
2010Jessica Hartman^Pueblo193rd runner-upLater Miss MO 2014
2009Patrice WilliamsColorado Springs22
2008Beckie HughesGrand Junction21
2007Keena BonellaGrand Junction21
2006Jacqueline MaderaDenver26
2005Lauren CisnerosCastle Rock23
2004Janel HawAurora26
2003Erin MacGregor^Vail26Previously Miss CO 1999
2002Keely Coe Gaston^Morrison24Previously Miss CO 1998
2001Katee Doland*^Arvada20PhotogenicPreviously Miss CO Teen USA 1998; later Miss CO 2003
2000Tiani JonesAurora23Semi-finalist
1999Susan ManuelloSterling23
1998Michelle Stanley^Littleton21Previously Miss CO 1996
1997Damien MunozWestminster23
1996Suesan RajabiEnglewood20
1995Emily WeeksDenver24
1994Kimberly VeldhuizenDenver25
1993Janna Durbin*Golden21Previously Miss CO Teen USA 1989
1992Laura DeWildThornton22Mother of Miss CO's OT 2013 Caitlin Quisenberry
1991Melanie NessDenver24
1990Michelle HarrisonConifer25
1989Debbie James*Denver21Semi-finalistPreviously Miss CO Teen USA 1985
1988Nicola SvaldiAurora22
1987Polly KuskaDenver21
1986Cheryl RohlederDenver21
1985Lynnette Jessen^Denver23
1984Michelle AndersonDenver20
1983Lisa Gay TrujilloLakewood19
1982Dusty HuttonLongmont18
1981Shannon DavidsonBoulder19
1980Shelley MarksLittleton19
1979Jene NelsonPueblo18
1978Linda PotestioPueblo18
1977Mary Anne GenzelColorado Springs19
1976Patricia SweanyLamar20
1975Amelia LongLakewood19
1974Connie LarsenDenver23
1973LeNita MosleyDenver18
1972Patricia CadiganLakewood19
1971Diane KnaubLaSalle21Congeniality
1970Linda HicklinGreeley22
1969Susan HawkinsColorado Springs23Semi-finalistPhotogenic
1968Ann BellLittleton18
1967Kathleen "Kim" KellyDenver18† 1994
1966Rosemary BarnwellDenver19
1965Catherine McPhersonColorado Springs18
1964Did Not Compete
1963Rhea LooneyDenver193rd runner-up
1962Penny JamesAurora19Semi-finalist2019
1961Did Not Compete
1960Karen EikermannLittleton19
1959Diane Lee GardnerDenver20Semi-finalist2007
1958Devona HubkaWheat Ridge18
1957Mary Linda ClaphamGlenwood Springs202020
1956Karen KeelerDenver21
1955Dorothy Jane BewleyDenver19Semi-finalist
1954Lorna BattersonDenver19Semi-finalist
1953Jeanie CarrollDenver18Semi-finalist
1952Joan LinnColorado Springs22
YEARNAMEHOMETOWNAGEPLACEMENTAWARDNOTES
2023Arianna LemusGunnison26
2022Alexis Glover*Colorado Springs22Previously Miss CO Teen USA 2017
2021Olivia LorenzoFort Collins20
2020Emily DeMureBoulder22
2019Madison DorenkampLamar26
2018Chloe Brown*Grand Junction23Previously Miss CO Teen USA 2013
2017Sabrina JanssenDenver21
2016Caley Rae Pavillard°*Castle Pines22Previously Miss CO's OT 2008 & Miss CO Teen USA 2011 (SF Miss Teen USA)
2015Talyah PoleeDenver26
2014Eleanna LivaditisCentennial25
2013Amanda WileyDenver26
2012Marybel GonzalezDenver24Top 10
2011Blair Griffith*Lakewood22Previously Miss CO Teen USA 2006
2010Jessica Hartman^Pueblo193rd runner-upLater Miss MO 2014
2009Patrice WilliamsColorado Springs22
2008Beckie HughesGrand Junction21
2007Keena BonellaGrand Junction21
2006Jacqueline MaderaDenver26
2005Lauren CisnerosCastle Rock23
2004Janel HawAurora26
2003Erin MacGregor^Vail26Previously Miss CO 1999
2002Keely Coe Gaston^Morrison24Previously Miss CO 1998
2001Katee Doland*^Arvada20PhotogenicPreviously Miss CO Teen USA 1998; later Miss CO 2003
2000Tiani JonesAurora23Semi-finalist
1999Susan ManuelloSterling23
1998Michelle Stanley^Littleton21Previously Miss CO 1996
1997Damien MunozWestminster23
1996Suesan RajabiEnglewood20
1995Emily WeeksDenver24
1994Kimberly VeldhuizenDenver25
1993Janna Durbin*Golden21Previously Miss CO Teen USA 1989
1992Laura DeWildThornton22Mother of Miss CO's OT 2013 Caitlin Quisenberry
1991Melanie NessDenver24
1990Michelle HarrisonConifer25
1989Debbie James*Denver21Semi-finalistPreviously Miss CO Teen USA 1985
1988Nicola SvaldiAurora22
1987Polly KuskaDenver21
1986Cheryl RohlederDenver21
1985Lynnette Jessen^Denver23
1984Michelle AndersonDenver20
1983Lisa Gay TrujilloLakewood19
1982Dusty HuttonLongmont18
1981Shannon DavidsonBoulder19
1980Shelley MarksLittleton19
1979Jene NelsonPueblo18
1978Linda PotestioPueblo18
1977Mary Anne GenzelColorado Springs19
1976Patricia SweanyLamar20
1975Amelia LongLakewood19
1974Connie LarsenDenver23
1973LeNita MosleyDenver18
1972Patricia CadiganLakewood19
1971Diane KnaubLaSalle21Congeniality
1970Linda HicklinGreeley22
1969Susan HawkinsColorado Springs23Semi-finalistPhotogenic
1968Ann BellLittleton18
1967Kathleen "Kim" Kelly†Denver18† 1994
1966Rosemary BarnwellDenver19
1965Catherine McPhersonColorado Springs18
1964Did Not Compete
1963Rhea LooneyDenver193rd runner-up
1962Penny James†Aurora19Semi-finalist2019
1961Did Not Compete
1960Karen EikermannLittleton19
1959Diane Lee Gardner†Denver20Semi-finalist2007
1958Devona HubkaWheat Ridge18
1957Mary Linda Clapham†Glenwood Springs202020
1956Karen KeelerDenver21
1955Dorothy Jane BewleyDenver19Semi-finalist
1954Lorna BattersonDenver19Semi-finalist
1953Jeanie Carroll†Denver18Semi-finalist
1952Joan LinnColorado Springs22

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