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Miss Indiana USA and Teen USA Titleholder History

Your ultimate Miss USA state pageant resource

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

Miss Indiana Teen USA 2016, 2019, 2020 & 2021 titleholders
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A guide to the state titleholder listings...

Miss Indiana USA titleholders 1952-2022

Recent titleholders

2019
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Tate Fritchley

21 • Evansville

Miss Congeniality
at Miss USA

2020
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Alexis Lete

24 • New Albany

3rd runner-up
at Miss USA

2021
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A'Niyah Birdsong

26 • Anderson

 
 

2022
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Samantha Toney

27 • Clarksville

 
 

2023
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Haley Begay

25 • Pittsboro

 
 

Placements and Awards Summary

Placements

1st runner-up

Holli Dennis (1981)

2nd runner-up

Elaine Richards (1966), Kelly Lloyd (2002)

3rd runner-up

Jayme Buecher (1978), Alexis Lete (2020)

Semi-finalist

Virginia Johnson (1952), Cecilia Ann Dennis (1954), Sue Ekamp (1962), Jo Berryman (1975), Holly Roehl (1996), Pratima Yarlagadda (1999), Tashina Kastigar (2003)

Top 8/10/11/12*

Brittany Mason (2008)

Top 15/16/20*

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

Awards

Congeniality

Photogenic

State Costume

Heather Gray (1992)

1 May 1978 • Jayme Buecher placed third runner up in the Miss U.S.A. Beauty Pageant Saturday night. She is shown during the national telecast of the pageant.

Full Titleholder Listing

IMAGEYEARNAMEHOMETOWNAGEPLACEMENTAWARDNOTES
2023Haley Begay^Pittsboro25Previously Miss IN 2017
2022Samantha ToneyClarksville27
2021A'Niyah BirdsongAnderson26
2020Alexis LeteNew Albany243rd runner-up
2019Tate FritchleyEvansville21Congeniality
2018Darrian Arch*Chesterton23Previously Miss IN Teen USA 2013
2017Brittany WinchesterIndianapolis27
2016Morgan Abel*North Vernon26Previously Miss IN Teen USA 2008
2015Gretchen ReeceNorth Vernon23Photogenic
2014Mekayla DiehlBristol25Top 20
2013Emily HartFort Wayne26
2012Megan Myrehn*Carmel21Previously Miss VA Teen USA 2008 (SF Miss Teen USA)
2011Jillian Wunderlich*Kokomo20Top 16Previously Miss FL Teen USA 2008 (SF Miss Teen USA)
2010Allison BiehleNorth Vernon21
2009Courtni Hall*Crawfordsville23Previously Miss IN Teen USA 2004
2008Brittany MasonAnderson21Top 10
2007Jami Stallings*Newburgh20Previously Miss IN Teen USA 2003
2006Bridget BobelPeru26Sister of Miss IN 2000
2005Kaitlyn ChristopherKokomo18
2004Stephanie KeuschJasper24
2003Tashina Kastigar*West Terre Haute22Semi-finalistPreviously Miss IN Teen USA 1998
2002Kelly Lloyd*^Indianapolis252nd runner-upPreviously Miss IN Teen USA 1993 (1RU Miss Teen USA); Miss IN 99
2001Sarah McClary*Evansville22Previously Miss IN Teen USA 1995
2000Kristal WileAnderson23
1999Pratima YarlagaddaShipshewana22Semi-finalist
1998Nicole Llewellyn*Munster23Previously Miss IN Teen USA 1992 (SF Miss Teen USA)
1997Tricia NoskoEvansville25
1996Holly Roehl*Lafayette23Semi-finalistPreviously Miss GA Teen USA 1992 (2RU Miss Teen USA)
1995Heather Hart*Newburgh21Previously Miss IN Teen USA 1991 (SF Miss Teen USA)
1994Kim ScullClarksville26
1993Lisa HigginsSouth Bend24
1992Heather GrayIndianapolis21State Costume
1991Cathi BennettNew Albany25
1990Meri Lyn BukerWestfield24
1989Gwen VolpeIndianapolis23
1988Loetta EarnestEast Chicago23
1987Alecia Rae Masalkoski^Bremen24Previously Miss Michigan 1985
1986Diane AndrysiakSouth Bend24
1985Theresa HobbsBloomington23
1984Susan WillardoHighland19
1983Toni YudtPortage24
1982Sara BinkleyGreencastle17
1981Holli DennisFort Wayne211st runner-up
1980Susan OsbyHebron21Later director of the Miss Indiana USA pageant
1979Debra Ann HayesKokomo18
1978Jayme BuecherJasper233rd runner-up
1977Lynn FlahertyNappanee 20
1976Annette AndersonGary21
1975Jo BerrymanKokomo24Semi-finalist
1974Lisa ChildressSpencer20
1973Debbie AusenbaughGary18
1972Julie CliffordFreelandville18
1971Debra DownhourGalveston20
1970Mary Ann McBrideIndianapolis20
1969Linda SmithCrown Point20
1968Nikki PeckHammond19
1967Pamela TalmadgeHammond19
1966Elaine RichardsGary232nd runner-up† 1984
1965Did Not Compete
1964Charlene KratochvilKokomo19
1963Victory "Vickie" LittleIndianapolis202021
1962Sue EkampMishawaka19Semi-finalist1971
1961Janice OliverIndianapolis18† 2012
1960June CochranIndianapolis18
1959Anita WatkinsMonticello182018
1958Shirley Ann BallIndianapolis19† 2003
1957Pat DorsettIndianapolis23
1956Beverly MattoxMilroy19
1955Mary WasickGary19
1954Cecilia Ann DennisMilan20Semi-finalist
1953Edith KrummeSeymour192018
1952Virginia JohnsonIndianapolis19Semi-finalist2009
YEARNAMEHOMETOWNAGEPLACEMENTAWARDNOTES
2023Haley Begay^Pittsboro25Previously Miss IN 2017
2022Samantha ToneyClarksville27
2021A'Niyah BirdsongAnderson26
2020Alexis LeteNew Albany243rd runner-up
2019Tate FritchleyEvansville21Congeniality
2018Darrian Arch*Chesterton23Previously Miss IN Teen USA 2013
2017Brittany WinchesterIndianapolis27
2016Morgan Abel*North Vernon26Previously Miss IN Teen USA 2008
2015Gretchen ReeceNorth Vernon23Photogenic
2014Mekayla DiehlBristol25Top 20
2013Emily HartFort Wayne26
2012Megan Myrehn*Carmel21Previously Miss VA Teen USA 2008 (SF Miss Teen USA)
2011Jillian Wunderlich*Kokomo20Top 16Previously Miss FL Teen USA 2008 (SF Miss Teen USA)
2010Allison BiehleNorth Vernon21
2009Courtni Hall*Crawfordsville23Previously Miss IN Teen USA 2004
2008Brittany MasonAnderson21Top 10
2007Jami Stallings*Newburgh20Previously Miss IN Teen USA 2003
2006Bridget BobelPeru26Sister of Miss IN 2000
2005Kaitlyn ChristopherKokomo18
2004Stephanie KeuschJasper24
2003Tashina Kastigar*West Terre Haute22Semi-finalistPreviously Miss IN Teen USA 1998
2002Kelly Lloyd*^Indianapolis252nd runner-upPreviously Miss IN Teen USA 1993 (1RU Miss Teen USA); Miss IN 99
2001Sarah McClary*Evansville22Previously Miss IN Teen USA 1995
2000Kristal WileAnderson23
1999Pratima YarlagaddaShipshewana22Semi-finalist
1998Nicole Llewellyn*Munster23Previously Miss IN Teen USA 1992 (SF Miss Teen USA)
1997Tricia NoskoEvansville25
1996Holly Roehl*Lafayette23Semi-finalistPreviously Miss GA Teen USA 1992 (2RU Miss Teen USA)
1995Heather Hart*Newburgh21Previously Miss IN Teen USA 1991 (SF Miss Teen USA)
1994Kim ScullClarksville26
1993Lisa HigginsSouth Bend24
1992Heather GrayIndianapolis21State Costume
1991Cathi BennettNew Albany25
1990Meri Lyn BukerWestfield24
1989Gwen VolpeIndianapolis23
1988Loetta EarnestEast Chicago23
1987Alecia Rae Masalkoski^Bremen24Previously Miss Michigan 1985
1986Diane AndrysiakSouth Bend24
1985Theresa HobbsBloomington23
1984Susan WillardoHighland19
1983Toni YudtPortage24
1982Sara BinkleyGreencastle17
1981Holli DennisFort Wayne211st runner-up
1980Susan OsbyHebron21Later director of the Miss Indiana USA pageant
1979Debra Ann HayesKokomo18
1978Jayme BuecherJasper233rd runner-up
1977Lynn FlahertyNappanee 20
1976Annette AndersonGary21
1975Jo BerrymanKokomo24Semi-finalist
1974Lisa ChildressSpencer20
1973Debbie AusenbaughGary18
1972Julie CliffordFreelandville18
1971Debra DownhourGalveston20
1970Mary Ann McBrideIndianapolis20
1969Linda SmithCrown Point20
1968Nikki PeckHammond19
1967Pamela TalmadgeHammond19
1966Elaine RichardsGary232nd runner-up† 1984
1965Did Not Compete
1964Charlene KratochvilKokomo19
1963Victory "Vickie" LittleIndianapolis202021
1962Sue EkampMishawaka19Semi-finalist1971
1961Janice OliverIndianapolis18† 2012
1960June CochranIndianapolis18
1959Anita WatkinsMonticello182018
1958Shirley Ann BallIndianapolis19† 2003
1957Pat DorsettIndianapolis23
1956Beverly MattoxMilroy19
1955Mary WasickGary19
1954Cecilia Ann DennisMilan20Semi-finalist
1953Edith KrummeSeymour192018
1952Virginia JohnsonIndianapolis19Semi-finalist2009

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