Pageant Update

Search
Close this search box.

Miss USA

Miss Teen USA

Categories

Miss USA & Teen USA archives, former Teen crossover history and much more coming soon...

Miss profiles 2020-2022 complete • Teen profiles 2020-2022 and all profiles 2010-2019 coming soon

Miss Utah USA and Teen USA Titleholder History

Your ultimate Miss USA state pageant resource

Take a trip back into the history of the Miss Utah 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 Universe 1960 Linda Bement from Salt Lake City
Miss Universe 1960 Linda Bement from Salt Lake City

View more states

A guide to the state titleholder listings...

Miss USA and Miss Teen USA titleholders from Utah

MISS UNIVERSE 1960

Linda Bement

18 • Salt Lake City

USA’s third Miss Universe

MISS USA 1957

Charlotte Sheffield

20 • Salt Lake City

Succeeded Mary Leona Gage as Miss USA

Miss Utah USA titleholders 1952-2022

Recent titleholders

2019
Utah USA icon 2019
Amanda Giroux

23 • Salt Lake City

 
 

2020
Utah USA icon 2020
Rachel Slawson

25 • Provo

 
 

2021
Utah USA icon 2021
JessiKate Riley

25 • Beaver

Top 16
at Miss USA

2022
Utah USA icon 2022
Elisabeth Bradley Gandara

28 • Salt Lake City

Resigned following
Miss USA

2022
Maddie Jonely

25 • Salt Lake City

Assumed title
 

2023
Utah USA icon 2023
Noelia Voigt

23 • Salt Lake City

Winner of
Miss USA 2023

Placements and Awards Summary

Placements

Winner

Linda Bement (1960) (became Miss Universe), Noelia Voigt (2023)

1st runner-up

Charlotte Sheffield (1957) (became Miss USA)

2nd runner-up

Susan Gasser (1982)

3rd runner-up

Janet Joy Erikson (1964), Laura Chukanov (2009), Marissa Powell (2013)

4th runner-up

Carol Jean Isbell (1952)

Top 5/6

Temple Taggart (1997), Melissa Anderson (1998)

Semi-finalist

Myrna Joy Rasmussen (1955), Sandra Pugh (1958), Janet Marie Hawley (1961), Patricia Profaizer (1962), Janis Sadler (1965), Denice Blair (1966), Margo Flynn (1978), Tracy Kennick (1996)

Top 8/10/11/12*

Heather Anderson (2007)

Top 15/16/20*

Marin Poole (2005), Julia Bachison (2008), Jamie Crandall (2011), JessiKate Riley (2021)

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

Awards

Congeniality

Peggy Moore (1972)

Photogenic

Temple Taggart was a top 6 finalist at Miss USA 1997

Full Titleholder Listing

IMAGEYEARNAMEHOMETOWNAGEPLACEMENTAWARDNOTES
2023NOELIA VOIGTSalt Lake City23Miss USA 2023
2022Maddie JonelySalt Lake City25Assumed title
2022Elisabeth Bradley-GandaraSalt Lake City27Resigned following Miss USA
2021JessiKate Riley°^Beaver25Top 16Previously Miss UT's Outstanding Teen 2014 & Miss UT 2017
2020Rachel SlawsonProvo25
2019Amanda GirouxSalt Lake City23
2018Narine IshhanovSalt Lake City24
2017Baylee JensenSouth Jordan23Daughter of Miss USA 1989 Gretchen Polhemus Jensen
2016Teale MurdockSalt Lake City26
2015Nicol PowellSalt Lake City21Sister of Miss UT USA 2013 Marissa Powell
2014Angelia Layton*Manti22Previously Miss UT Teen USA 2010 (3RU Miss Teen USA)
2013Marissa PowellSalt Lake City213rd runner-upSister of Miss UT USA 2015 Nicol Powell
2012Kendyl BellSandy25Sister of Miss UT Teen USA 2017
2011Jamie CrandallSalt Lake City23Top 16
2010Kate Feinstein*Centerville20Previously Miss UT Teen USA 2008
2009Laura ChukanovSalt Lake City223rd runner-up
2008Julia Bachison^North Ogden24Top 15Previously Miss UT 2005
2007Heather AndersonSandy26Top 10
2006Soben HuonProvo23
2005Marin Poole*Provo21Top 15Previously Miss UT Teen USA 2005
2004Kyla Faye DickersonMidvale23
2003Kelly ChapmanSouth Jordan24
2002Abbie Jane SmithWest Jordan19
2001Tiffany SeamanSalt Lake City21
2000Keri HatfieldBountiful22
1999Rachel RasmussenSalt Lake City25
1998Melissa Anderson*Provo24FinalistPreviously Miss UT Teen USA 1990
1997Temple TaggartCenterville21Finalist
1996Tracy Kennick*Price24Semi-finalistPreviously Miss UT Teen USA 1989
1995Melanie MittonProvo22
1994Vanessa MunnsProvo21
1993Natalie PyperSalt Lake City21
1992Nichelle MickelsonWest Valley City20
1991Patti Jo BenderSandy24
1990Debra Linn TingeyCentervilleSister of Miss UT 1989 Jacque Tingey
1989Zanetta van ZyverdenSouth Jordan
1988Suzie LundellPark City
1987Patty ThorpeClawson
1986Stephanie ReberHolladay21
1985Kim ThompsonSalt Lake City18
1984Michele Lynn BrownRoy19
1983Launa LewisHeber City19
1982Susan L. GasserSalt Lake City192nd runner-up
1981Tonya AndersonOrem20
1980Tamara ParsonsSalt Lake City21
1979Victoria ScottSalt Lake City27
1978Margo Flynn†Salt Lake City18Semi-finalist† 2016
1977Maria Michele MinerProvo19
1976Debbie DreckselSalt Lake City23
1975Andrea FeltLogan19
1974Halene PetersenRiverton20
1973Julia NebekerNephi23
1972Peggy MooreProvo20Congeniality
1971Janet MontgomeryHooper20
1970Tamina RoarkSalt Lake City19
1969Anne MeullerSalt Lake City19
1968Shelle Cannon†Salt Lake City18† 2010
1967Marilyn ChristiansenSalt Lake City21
x1966Denice BlairLayton19Semi-finalistMiss World USA 1966 (6RU Miss World)
1965Janis SadlerSalt Lake City18Semi-finalist
1964Janet Joy EriksonSalt Lake City223rd runner-up
1963Carla Ann DiniusHolladay19
1962Patricia Profaizer†Ogden18Semi-finalist† 2012
1961Janet Marie HawleySalt Lake City19Semi-finalist
1960LINDA BEMENTSalt Lake City18Miss USA & Miss Universe
1959Melanie Canfield†Tremonton18† 2016
1958Sandra PughProvo19Semi-finalist
1957CHARLOTTE SHEFFIELD†Salt Lake City201st runner upAssumed Miss USA title when Leona Gage disqualified; Miss World USA 1957 (NF Miss World); † 2016
1956Cheryl BrownSpanish Fork20
1955Myrna Joy RasmussenSalt Lake City21Semi-finalist
1954LaVerna Laub†St George20
1953Shauna Wood†Salt Lake City22† 2019
1952Carol Jean Isbell†Salt Lake City204th runner-up† 2019
YEARNAMEHOMETOWNAGEPLACEMENTAWARDNOTES
2023NOELIA VOIGTSalt Lake City23Miss USA 2023
2022Maddie JonelySalt Lake City25Assumed title
2022Elisabeth Bradley-GandaraSalt Lake City27Resigned following Miss USA
2021JessiKate Riley°^Beaver25Top 16Previously Miss UT's Outstanding Teen 2014 & Miss UT 2017
2020Rachel SlawsonProvo25
2019Amanda GirouxSalt Lake City23
2018Narine IshhanovSalt Lake City24
2017Baylee JensenSouth Jordan23Daughter of Miss USA 1989 Gretchen Polhemus Jensen
2016Teale MurdockSalt Lake City26
2015Nicol PowellSalt Lake City21Sister of Miss UT USA 2013 Marissa Powell
2014Angelia Layton*Manti22Previously Miss UT Teen USA 2010 (3RU Miss Teen USA)
2013Marissa PowellSalt Lake City213rd runner-upSister of Miss UT USA 2015 Nicol Powell
2012Kendyl BellSandy25Sister of Miss UT Teen USA 2017
2011Jamie CrandallSalt Lake City23Top 16
2010Kate Feinstein*Centerville20Previously Miss UT Teen USA 2008
2009Laura ChukanovSalt Lake City223rd runner-up
2008Julia Bachison^North Ogden24Top 15Previously Miss UT 2005
2007Heather AndersonSandy26Top 10
2006Soben HuonProvo23
2005Marin Poole*Provo21Top 15Previously Miss UT Teen USA 2005
2004Kyla Faye DickersonMidvale23
2003Kelly ChapmanSouth Jordan24
2002Abbie Jane SmithWest Jordan19
2001Tiffany SeamanSalt Lake City21
2000Keri HatfieldBountiful22
1999Rachel RasmussenSalt Lake City25
1998Melissa Anderson*Provo24FinalistPreviously Miss UT Teen USA 1990
1997Temple TaggartCenterville21Finalist
1996Tracy Kennick*Price24Semi-finalistPreviously Miss UT Teen USA 1989
1995Melanie MittonProvo22
1994Vanessa MunnsProvo21
1993Natalie PyperSalt Lake City21
1992Nichelle MickelsonWest Valley City20
1991Patti Jo BenderSandy24
1990Debra Linn TingeyCentervilleSister of Miss UT 1989 Jacque Tingey
1989Zanetta van ZyverdenSouth Jordan
1988Suzie LundellPark City
1987Patty ThorpeClawson
1986Stephanie ReberHolladay21
1985Kim ThompsonSalt Lake City18
1984Michele Lynn BrownRoy19
1983Launa LewisHeber City19
1982Susan L. GasserSalt Lake City192nd runner-up
1981Tonya AndersonOrem20
1980Tamara ParsonsSalt Lake City21
1979Victoria ScottSalt Lake City27
1978Margo Flynn†Salt Lake City18Semi-finalist† 2016
1977Maria Michele MinerProvo19
1976Debbie DreckselSalt Lake City23
1975Andrea FeltLogan19
1974Halene PetersenRiverton20
1973Julia NebekerNephi23
1972Peggy MooreProvo20Congeniality
1971Janet MontgomeryHooper20
1970Tamina RoarkSalt Lake City19
1969Anne MeullerSalt Lake City19
1968Shelle Cannon†Salt Lake City18† 2010
1967Marilyn ChristiansenSalt Lake City21
1966Denice BlairLayton19Semi-finalistMiss World USA 1966 (6RU Miss World)
1965Janis SadlerSalt Lake City18Semi-finalist
1964Janet Joy EriksonSalt Lake City223rd runner-up
1963Carla Ann DiniusHolladay19
1962Patricia Profaizer†Ogden18Semi-finalist† 2012
1961Janet Marie HawleySalt Lake City19Semi-finalist
1960LINDA BEMENTSalt Lake City18Miss USA & Miss Universe
1959Melanie Canfield†Tremonton18† 2016
1958Sandra PughProvo19Semi-finalist
1957CHARLOTTE SHEFFIELD†Salt Lake City201st runner upAssumed Miss USA title when Leona Gage disqualified; Miss World USA 1957 (NF Miss World); † 2016
1956Cheryl BrownSpanish Fork20
1955Myrna Joy RasmussenSalt Lake City21Semi-finalist
1954LaVerna Laub†St George20
1953Shauna Wood†Salt Lake City22† 2019
1952Carol Jean Isbell†Salt Lake City204th runner-up† 2019

State and Miss USA Photo Album