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Miss Georgia USA and Teen USA Titleholder History

Your ultimate Miss USA state pageant resource

Take a trip back into the history of the Miss Georgia 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.

Former titleholders attend Miss Georgia USA 2022 • Credit: DeMarcus Bowser
Miss GA USA 1993 Erin Nance & Miss GA USA 1992 Jennifer Prodgers

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A guide to the state titleholder listings...

Miss Georgia USA titleholders 1952-2023

Recent titleholders

2019
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Katerina Rozmajzl

21 • Atlanta

 
 

2020
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Alyssa Beasley

22 • Brunswick

Top 15
at Miss USA

2021
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Cora Lynn Griffen

25 • Columbus

 
 

2022
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Holly Haynes

26 • Sugar Hill

 
 

2023
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Rachel Russaw

26 • Atlanta

 
 

Placements and Awards Summary

Placements

1st runner-up

Erin Nance (1993)

2nd runner-up

Tami Tesch (1986), Donna Rampy (1988), Tiffany Fallon (2001), Lisa Wilson (2006), Tiana Griggs (2014), Emanii Davis (2016)

3rd runner-up

Dorothy Taylor (1959)

4th runner-up

Carolann Connor (1955), Diane Austin (1958), Cherie Stephens (1970), Sophia Bowen (1987), Michele Nemeth (1989), Patti Dunn (2000), Jasmyn Wilkins (2012)

Top 5/6

Brenda Leithleiter (1990), Jennifer Prodgers (1992)

Semi-finalist

Liz Wickersham (1976), Linda Kerr (1977), Lisa Condrey (1981), Dotsy Timm (1983)

Top 8/10/11/12*

Caroline Medley (2004), Marianny Egurrola (2018)

Top 15/16/20*

Kimberly Gittings (2009), Kaylin Reque (2011), Alyssa Beasley  (2020)

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

Awards

Photogenic

Liz Wickersham (1976), Sophia Bowen (1987)

Sophia Bowen was 4th runner-up and Photogenic at Miss USA 1987

Full Titleholder Listing

IMAGEYEARNAMEHOMETOWNAGEPLACEMENTAWARDNOTES
2023Rachel RussawAtlanta25
2022Holly HaynesSugar Hill26
2021Cora Lynn GriffenColumbus25
2020Alyssa Beasley^Brunswick22Top 15Previously Miss GA 2017 (T12 Miss America)
2019​Katerina RozmajzlAtlanta21
2018Marianny EgurrolaBuford26Top 10
2017DeAnna JohnsonHazlehurst21
2016Emanii DavisGriffin222nd runner-up
2015Brooke Fletcher*Fayetteville23Previously Miss GA Teen USA 2009 (1RU Miss Teen USA)
2014Tiana GriggsMonticello262nd runner-up
2013Brittany Sharp*Duluth22Previously Miss GA Teen USA 2006 (4RU Miss Teen USA)
2012Jasmyn WilkinsJohns Creek224th runner-up
2011Kaylin RequeSuwanee22Top 16
2010Cassady Lance*Savannah25Previously Miss GA Teen USA 2003
2009Kimberly GittingsLilburn20Top 15
2008Amanda Kozak^Warner Robins23Previously Miss GA 2006 (2RU Miss America)
2007Brittany SwannFayetteville23
2006Lisa WilsonRome262nd runner-up
2005Tanisha BritoDunwoody24
2004Caroline MedleySuwanee26Top 10
2003Erin HaneyAtlanta22
2002Heather HoganDuluth21
2001Tiffany FallonDuluth262nd runner-up
2000Patti DunnLilburn244th runner-up
1999Meredith Young*Cairo26Previously Miss GA Teen USA 1991 (1RU Miss Teen USA)
1998Edlyn LewisAtlanta26
1997Denesha Reed*McDonough22Previously Miss GA Teen USA 1993 (F Miss Teen USA)
1996Jenny CraigAtlanta24
1995Paulette SchierSnellville23
1994Andrea MooreAtlanta26
1993Erin Nance*Calhoun201st runner-upPreviously Miss GA Teen USA 1988
1992Jennifer ProdgersAtlanta22Top 6
1991Tamara RhoadsMarietta23
1990Brenda LeithleiterSmyrna22Top 6
1989Michele NemethLilburn234th runner-up
1988Donna RampyRiverdale242nd runner-up
1987Sophia BowenMarietta214th runner-upPhotogenic
1986Tami TeschHephzibah212nd runner-up
1985Amanda SmithSmyrna24
1984Jayne PoteetNorcross19
1983Dotsy TimmAugusta22Semi-finalist
1982Kelly BlackstonSavannah19
1981Lisa CondreyAtlanta20Semi-finalist
1980April ReidAugusta26
1979Debbie FreemanMorrow22
1978Larinda MatthewsMarietta19
1977Linda KerrAlpharetta20Semi-finalist
1976Liz WickershamRiverdale21Semi-finalistPhotogenic
1975Diana GoodmanForest Park24
1974Vicki RossWarner Robins21
1973Melanie ChapmanCollege Park22
1972Kaye AyersAtlanta21
1971Jenny AndrewsAtlanta232008
1970Cherie StephensTucker194th runner-up
1969Judy LyonsAtlanta18
1968Milldred "Midge" IvieHapeville23
1967Jane LinebergerAtlanta182017
1966Flora GoddardAtlanta24
1965Judy SimpsonAtlanta21
1964Lynda TatumCave Spring18
1963Brenda SeagravesWinterville19
1962Genelda OdumJesup18
1961Patsy GiddensNashville182021
1960Cecilia UptonCedartown21
1959Dorothy Gladys TaylorValdosta183rd runner-up
1958Diane Gail AustinAtlanta184th runner-up
1957Ruth LycanAtlanta192004
1956Mary RuffGainesville19
1955Carolann ConnorAtlanta194th runner-up2004
1954Did not compete
1953Did not compete
1952Betty Jane WoodDecatur18
YEARNAMEHOMETOWNAGEPLACEMENTAWARDNOTES
2023Rachel RussawAtlanta25
2022Holly HaynesSugar Hill26
2021Cora Lynn GriffenColumbus25
2020Alyssa Beasley^Brunswick22Top 15Previously Miss GA 2017 (T12 Miss America)
2019​Katerina RozmajzlAtlanta21
2018Marianny EgurrolaBuford26Top 10
2017DeAnna JohnsonHazlehurst21
2016Emanii DavisGriffin222nd runner-up
2015Brooke Fletcher*Fayetteville23Previously Miss GA Teen USA 2009 (1RU Miss Teen USA)
2014Tiana GriggsMonticello262nd runner-up
2013Brittany Sharp*Duluth22Previously Miss GA Teen USA 2006 (4RU Miss Teen USA)
2012Jasmyn WilkinsJohns Creek224th runner-up
2011Kaylin RequeSuwanee22Top 16
2010Cassady Lance*Savannah25Previously Miss GA Teen USA 2003
2009Kimberly GittingsLilburn20Top 15
2008Amanda Kozak^Warner Robins23Previously Miss GA 2006 (2RU Miss America)
2007Brittany SwannFayetteville23
2006Lisa WilsonRome262nd runner-up
2005Tanisha BritoDunwoody24
2004Caroline MedleySuwanee26Top 10
2003Erin HaneyAtlanta22
2002Heather HoganDuluth21
2001Tiffany FallonDuluth262nd runner-up
2000Patti DunnLilburn244th runner-up
1999Meredith Young*Cairo26Previously Miss GA Teen USA 1991 (1RU Miss Teen USA)
1998Edlyn LewisAtlanta26
1997Denesha Reed*McDonough22Previously Miss GA Teen USA 1993 (F Miss Teen USA)
1996Jenny CraigAtlanta24
1995Paulette SchierSnellville23
1994Andrea MooreAtlanta26
1993Erin Nance*Calhoun201st runner-upPreviously Miss GA Teen USA 1988
1992Jennifer ProdgersAtlanta22Top 6
1991Tamara RhoadsMarietta23
1990Brenda LeithleiterSmyrna22Top 6
1989Michele NemethLilburn234th runner-up
1988Donna RampyRiverdale242nd runner-up
1987Sophia BowenMarietta214th runner-upPhotogenic
1986Tami TeschHephzibah212nd runner-up
1985Amanda SmithSmyrna24
1984Jayne PoteetNorcross19
1983Dotsy TimmAugusta22Semi-finalist
1982Kelly BlackstonSavannah19
1981Lisa CondreyAtlanta20Semi-finalist
1980April ReidAugusta26
1979Debbie FreemanMorrow22
1978Larinda MatthewsMarietta19
1977Linda KerrAlpharetta20Semi-finalist
1976Liz WickershamRiverdale21Semi-finalistPhotogenic
1975Diana GoodmanForest Park24
1974Vicki RossWarner Robins21
1973Melanie ChapmanCollege Park22
1972Kaye AyersAtlanta21
1971Jenny AndrewsAtlanta232008
1970Cherie StephensTucker194th runner-up
1969Judy LyonsAtlanta18
1968Milldred "Midge" IvieHapeville23
1967Jane LinebergerAtlanta182017
1966Flora GoddardAtlanta24
1965Judy SimpsonAtlanta21
1964Lynda TatumCave Spring18
1963Brenda SeagravesWinterville19
1962Genelda OdumJesup18
1961Patsy GiddensNashville182021
1960Cecilia UptonCedartown21
1959Dorothy Gladys TaylorValdosta183rd runner-up
1958Diane Gail AustinAtlanta184th runner-up
1957Ruth LycanAtlanta192004
1956Mary RuffGainesville19
1955Carolann ConnorAtlanta194th runner-up2004
1954Did not compete
1953Did not compete
1952Betty Jane WoodDecatur18

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