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Nebraska top five montages

The top five montages pages were one of the first sections on my original website and something I have always loved creating. They're a great way to follow your favourite contestants' progress through the the years and look back at where winners and runners-up got their start. While not all years are available, the top five montages are still an integral part of my Miss USA and Teen USA state pageant archive.

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Miss Nebraska USA top five montages

Miss Nebraska Teen USA top five montages

Miss Nebraska USA 2020 – Megan Swanson (Miss NE 14)

1st runner-up – Erika Etzelmiller (NE TUSA 16) [later Miss NE USA 2021]
2nd runner-up – Samantha Washington (2RU 19, NE TUSA 17, SF 16, NE’s OT 13)
3rd runner-up – Mimi Wood [later Miss NE USA 2023]
4th runner-up – Tope Banwo (SF 15)

Credit: Will Patterson
Credit: Will Patterson

Miss Nebraska Teen USA 2020 – Audrey Eckert

1st runner-up – Hannah DeLashmutt
2nd runner-up – Mary Sickler (3RU TX TUSA 19, SF 18)
3rd runner-up – Daisy Sudderth [later Miss Nebraska Teen USA 2021]
4th runner-up – Baylee Renz (2RU 19)

Miss Nebraska USA 2019 – Lex Najarian

1st runner-up – Terra Young
2nd runner-up – Samantha Washington (NE TUSA 17, SF 16, NE’s OT 13)
3rd runner-up – Alyssa Hustrulid (1RU SD USA 19, 2RU 17, 2RU 16, SD TUSA 10, SF 09)
4th runner-up – Rebecca Queensland

Credit: Will Patterson
Credit: Will Patterson

Miss Nebraska Teen USA 2019 – Erin Shae Swanson

1st runner-up – Sophia Steffen (2RU 18)
2nd runner-up – Baylee Renz
3rd runner-up – Angel Strong [later Miss IA Teen USA 2021]
4th runner-up – Mary Elizabeth Foster (4RU 18)

Miss Nebraska USA 2017 – Jasmine Fuelberth (NE TUSA 13)

1st runner-up – Jessica White (4RU 16, 4RU NE TUSA 07)
2nd runner-up – Madison Novak (3RU 16, 2RU 15, NE TUSA 11)
3rd runner-up – Steffani Jiroux
4th runner-up – Danielle Hill (SF 16, NF KS USA 14)

Credit: Laurel Austin
Credit: Laurel Austin

Miss Nebraska Teen USA 2017 – Samantha Washington (SF 16, NE’s OT 13)

1st runner-up – Amanda Wubbenhorst (1RU 16)
2nd runner-up – Estrella Haros (4RU 16)
3rd runner-up – Kiley Alexander
4th runner-up – Shelbe Stroh

Miss Nebraska USA 2016 – Sarah Hollins (3RU 15, 2RU 14, NE TUSA 09)

1st runner-up – Taida Pajazetovic (4RU 15, SF NE TUSA 10)
2nd runner-up – Sarah Summers (NE TUSA 12) [later Miss USA 2018]
3rd runner-up – Madison Novak (2RU 15, NE TUSA 11)
4th runner-up – Jessica White (4RU NE TUSA 07)

Credit: Laurel Austin
Credit: Laurel Austin

Miss Nebraska Teen USA 2016 – Erica Etzelmiller* [later Miss Nebraska USA 2021]

1st runner-up – Amanda Wubbenhorst
2nd runner-up – Carley Childers
3rd runner-up – Rebekah Larson
4th runner-up – Estrella Haros

Miss Nebraska USA 2015 – Hoang-Kim Cung (NF TX TUSA 10)

1st runner-up – Nicole Golyer (NF TX USA 14, NF TX USA 13, 2RU TX USA 11, NF TX USA 10)
2nd runner-up – Madison Novak (NE TUSA 11)3rd runner-up – Sarah Hollins (2RU 14, NE TUSA 09) [later Miss NE USA 2016]4th runner-up – Taida Pajazetovic (SF NE TUSA 10)

Credit: Laurel Austin
Credit: Laurel Austin

Miss Nebraska Teen USA 2015 – Paige Pflueger

1st runner-up – Lauren Brown (1RU 14)
2nd runner-up – Megan Dillon
3rd runner-up – Megan Karas
4th runner-up – Chelsea Amend

Miss Nebraska USA 2014 – Amanda Soltero (NE TUSA 10)

1st runner-up – Jennifer Monson (1RU NE TUSA 13, 3RU MN TUSA 11)
2nd runner-up – Sarah Hollins (NE TUSA 09) [later Miss NE USA 2016]
3rd runner-up – Jane Rabe (1RU 13, 2RU 12, T10 09)
4th runner-up – Kiley Herold

Credit: Rachel Imdieke
Credit: Rachel Imdieke

Miss Nebraska Teen USA 2014 – Savannah Rave (SF 13)

1st runner-up – Lauren Brown
2nd runner-up – Paige Thompson (2RU 13)
3rd runner-up – Sydney Childers
4th runner-up – Taylor Cooprider (SF 13)

Miss Nebraska USA 2013 – Ellie Lorenzen (1RU 12, SF 11, 2RU NE TUSA 09, 2RU 08)

1st runner-up – Jane Rabe (2RU 12, SF 09)
2nd runner-up – Jessica Harris
3rd runner-up – Stacie Schreiber (SF 12, SF 08)
4th runner-up – Lisa Schiffbauer

Credit: Will Patterson
Credit: Will Patterson

Miss Nebraska Teen USA 2013 – Jasmine Fuelberth* [later Miss NE USA 2014]

1st runner-up – Jennifer Monson (3RU MN TUSA 11)
2nd runner-up – Paige Thompson
3rd runner-up – Haley Bekins
4th runner-up – Julia King (3RU 12)

Miss Nebraska USA 2012 – Amy Spilker (2RU 11, 4RU 10, NF 09) [later Miss NE USA 2012]

1st runner-up – Ellie Lorenzen (SF 11, 2RU NE TUSA 09, 2RU 08) [later Miss NE USA 2013]
2nd runner-up – Jane Rabe (SF 09)
3rd runner-up – Gretchen Bergquist (4RU 11, 2RU 10, Miss NE 08)
4th runner-up – Kelynne Jungcke

Credit: Will Patterson
Credit: Will Patterson

Miss Nebraska Teen USA 2012 – Sarah Summers* [later Miss USA 2018]

1st runner-up – Jessica Smith (1RU 11)
2nd runner-up – Sydney Mischnick
3rd runner-up – Julia King
4th runner-up – Marisa Marsh

Miss Nebraska USA 2011 – Haley Herold (SF 09)

1st runner-up – Paige Morrison (SF 07)
2nd runner-up – Amy Spilker (4RU 10, NF 09) [later Miss NE USA 2012]
3rd runner-up – Michelle Rivera
4th runner-up – Gretchen Bergquist (2RU 10, Miss NE 08)

Credit: Will Patterson
Credit: Will Patterson

Miss Nebraska Teen USA 2011 – Madison Novak

1st runner-up – Jessica Smith
2nd runner-up – Tori Wadman
3rd runner-up – Kristina Barbe
4th runner-up – Megan McCarthy

Miss Nebraska USA 2010 – Belinda Wright (1RU 09)

1st runner-up – Kerry ter Kuile (SF 09)
2nd runner-up – Gretchen Bergquist (Miss NE 08)
3rd runner-up – Laura Wapelhorst (T10 06)
4th runner-up – Amy Spilker (NF 09) [later Miss NE USA 2012]

Credit: Will Patterson

Miss Nebraska USA 2008 – Micaela Johnson

1st runner-up – Gina Tvrdy
2nd runner-up – Meagan Winings (NE TUSA 04) [later Miss NE USA 2009]
3rd runner-up – Megan Ashley
4th runner-up – Shauntell Kelley

Credit: Will Patterson
Credit: Will Patterson

Miss Nebraska Teen USA 2008 – Melissa DeJong

1st runner-up – Amelia Clegg (2RU 07, 1RU 06)
2nd runner-up – Ellie Lorenzen[later Miss NE USA 2013]
3rd runner-up – Alyssa Clough
4th runner-up – Lexi Eddy (NF 07)

Miss Nebraska USA 2007 – Geneice Wilcher (3RU 06, 2RU 05, SF 04)

1st runner-up – Lauren Tonniges
2nd runner-up – Suzy Stark (1RU 06)
3rd runner-up – Molly Liebentritt
4th runner-up – Jessica Cihacek

Credit: Will Patterson
Credit: Will Patterson

Miss Nebraska Teen USA 2007 – Lauren Clabaugh

1st runner-up – Nichole Scharf
2nd runner-up – Amelia Clegg (1RU 06)
3rd runner-up – Melissa Sisel
4th runner-up – Jessica White

Miss Nebraska USA 2006 – Emily Poeschl (F 04)

1st runner-up – Suzy Stark
2nd runner-up – Nichole Brockhoft (SD TUSA 00)
3rd runner-up – Geniece Wilcher (2RU 05, SF 04) [later Miss NE USA 2007]
4th runner-up – Jamie Perea

Credit: Will Patterson
Credit: Will Patterson

Miss Nebraska Teen USA 2006 – Danielle Zuroski

1st runner-up – Amelia Clegg
2nd runner-up – Dani Myers (3RU 05)
3rd runner-up – Brittany Baum
4th runner-up – Kim Bartruff

Miss Nebraska USA top five montages

Miss Nebraska USA 2015 – Hoang-Kim Cung (NF TX TUSA 10)

1st runner-up – Nicole Golyer (NF TX USA 14, NF TX USA 13, 2RU TX USA 11, NF TX USA 10)
2nd runner-up – Madison Novak (NE TUSA 11)3rd runner-up – Sarah Hollins (2RU 14, NE TUSA 09) [later Miss NE USA 2016]4th runner-up – Taida Pajazetovic (SF NE TUSA 10)

Credit: Laurel Austin

Miss Nebraska USA 2014 – Amanda Soltero (NE TUSA 10)

1st runner-up – Jennifer Monson (1RU NE TUSA 13, 3RU MN TUSA 11)
2nd runner-up – Sarah Hollins (NE TUSA 09) [later Miss NE USA 2016]
3rd runner-up – Jane Rabe (1RU 13, 2RU 12, T10 09)
4th runner-up – Kiley Herold

Credit: Rachel Imdieke

Miss Nebraska USA 2013 – Ellie Lorenzen (1RU 12, SF 11, 2RU NE TUSA 09, 2RU 08)

1st runner-up – Jane Rabe (2RU 12, SF 09)
2nd runner-up – Jessica Harris
3rd runner-up – Stacie Schreiber (SF 12, SF 08)
4th runner-up – Lisa Schiffbauer

Credit: Will Patterson

Miss Nebraska USA 2012 – Amy Spilker (2RU 11, 4RU 10, NF 09) [later Miss NE USA 2012]

1st runner-up – Ellie Lorenzen (SF 11, 2RU NE TUSA 09, 2RU 08) [later Miss NE USA 2013]
2nd runner-up – Jane Rabe (SF 09)
3rd runner-up – Gretchen Bergquist (4RU 11, 2RU 10, Miss NE 08)
4th runner-up – Kelynne Jungcke

Credit: Will Patterson

Miss Nebraska USA 2011 – Haley Herold (SF 09)

1st runner-up – Paige Morrison (SF 07)
2nd runner-up – Amy Spilker (4RU 10, NF 09) [later Miss NE USA 2012]
3rd runner-up – Michelle Rivera
4th runner-up – Gretchen Bergquist (2RU 10, Miss NE 08)

Credit: Will Patterson

Miss Nebraska USA 2010 – Belinda Wright (1RU 09)

1st runner-up – Kerry ter Kuile (SF 09)
2nd runner-up – Gretchen Bergquist (Miss NE 08)
3rd runner-up – Laura Wapelhorst (T10 06)
4th runner-up – Amy Spilker (NF 09) [later Miss NE USA 2012]

Credit: Will Patterson

Miss Nebraska USA 2009 –

Miss Nebraska USA 2008 – Micaela Johnson

1st runner-up – Gina Tvrdy
2nd runner-up – Meagan Winings (NE TUSA 04) [later Miss NE USA 2009]
3rd runner-up – Megan Ashley
4th runner-up – Shauntell Kelley

Credit: Will Patterson

Miss Nebraska USA 2007 – Geneice Wilcher (3RU 06, 2RU 05, SF 04)

1st runner-up – Lauren Tonniges
2nd runner-up – Suzy Stark (1RU 06)
3rd runner-up – Molly Liebentritt
4th runner-up – Jessica Cihacek

Credit: Will Patterson

Miss Nebraska USA 2006 – Emily Poeschl (F 04)

1st runner-up – Suzy Stark
2nd runner-up – Nichole Brockhoft (SD TUSA 00)
3rd runner-up – Geniece Wilcher (2RU 05, SF 04) [later Miss NE USA 2007]
4th runner-up – Jamie Perea

Credit: Will Patterson

Miss Nebraska Teen USA top five montages

Credit: Will Patterson

Miss Nebraska Teen USA 2020 – Audrey Eckert

1st runner-up – Hannah DeLashmutt
2nd runner-up – Mary Sickler (3RU TX TUSA 19, SF 18)
3rd runner-up – Daisy Sudderth [later Miss Nebraska Teen USA 2021]
4th runner-up – Baylee Renz (2RU 19)

Credit: Will Patterson

Miss Nebraska Teen USA 2019 – Erin Shae Swanson

1st runner-up – Sophia Steffen (2RU 18)
2nd runner-up – Baylee Renz
3rd runner-up – Angel Strong [later Miss IA Teen USA 2021]
4th runner-up – Mary Elizabeth Foster (4RU 18)

Credit: Laurel Austin

Miss Nebraska Teen USA 2017 – Samantha Washington (SF 16, NE’s OT 13)

1st runner-up – Amanda Wubbenhorst (1RU 16)
2nd runner-up – Estrella Haros (4RU 16)
3rd runner-up – Kiley Alexander
4th runner-up – Shelbe Stroh

Credit: Laurel Austin

Miss Nebraska Teen USA 2016 – Erica Etzelmiller* [later Miss Nebraska USA 2021]

1st runner-up – Amanda Wubbenhorst
2nd runner-up – Carley Childers
3rd runner-up – Rebekah Larson
4th runner-up – Estrella Haros

Credit: Laurel Austin

Miss Nebraska Teen USA 2015 – Paige Pflueger

1st runner-up – Lauren Brown (1RU 14)
2nd runner-up – Megan Dillon
3rd runner-up – Megan Karas
4th runner-up – Chelsea Amend

Credit: Rachel Imdieke

Miss Nebraska Teen USA 2014 – Savannah Rave (SF 13)

1st runner-up – Lauren Brown
2nd runner-up – Paige Thompson (2RU 13)
3rd runner-up – Sydney Childers
4th runner-up – Taylor Cooprider (SF 13)

Credit: Will Patterson

Miss Nebraska Teen USA 2013 – Jasmine Fuelberth* [later Miss NE USA 2014]

1st runner-up – Jennifer Monson (3RU MN TUSA 11)
2nd runner-up – Paige Thompson
3rd runner-up – Haley Bekins
4th runner-up – Julia King (3RU 12)

Credit: Will Patterson

Miss Nebraska Teen USA 2012 – Sarah Summers* [later Miss USA 2018]

1st runner-up – Jessica Smith (1RU 11)
2nd runner-up – Sydney Mischnick
3rd runner-up – Julia King
4th runner-up – Marisa Marsh

Credit: Will Patterson

Miss Nebraska Teen USA 2011 – Madison Novak

1st runner-up – Jessica Smith
2nd runner-up – Tori Wadman
3rd runner-up – Kristina Barbe
4th runner-up – Megan McCarthy

Miss Nebraska Teen USA 2009 –

Credit: Will Patterson

Miss Nebraska Teen USA 2008 – Melissa DeJong

1st runner-up – Amelia Clegg (2RU 07, 1RU 06)
2nd runner-up – Ellie Lorenzen[later Miss NE USA 2013]
3rd runner-up – Alyssa Clough
4th runner-up – Lexi Eddy (NF 07)

Credit: Will Patterson

Miss Nebraska Teen USA 2007 – Lauren Clabaugh

1st runner-up – Nichole Scharf
2nd runner-up – Amelia Clegg (1RU 06)
3rd runner-up – Melissa Sisel
4th runner-up – Jessica White

Credit: Will Patterson

Miss Nebraska Teen USA 2006 – Danielle Zuroski

1st runner-up – Amelia Clegg
2nd runner-up – Dani Myers (3RU 05)
3rd runner-up – Brittany Baum
4th runner-up – Kim Bartruff