Miss Delaware USA
Formation1952
TypeBeauty pageant
HeadquartersWilmington, Delaware
Membership
Miss USA
Official language
English
Key people
Vincenza Carrieri-Russo
WebsiteOfficial website

Miss Delaware USA is the pageant that selects the representative for the state of Delaware in the Miss USA pageant, and the name of the title held by its winner. The pageant is directed by V&M Productions.

Delaware's most successful placement was in 2015, when Renee Bull placed in the Top 10. This is additionally Delaware's first, most recent, and only placement.[1]

The current Miss Delaware USA is Grace Lange of Newark and was crowned on April 3, 2022 at Laird Performing Arts Center of The Tatnall School in Wilmington. Lange will represent Delaware at Miss USA 2022.

Gallery of titleholders

Results summary

Placements

Delaware has only placed once.

Awards

Winners

Color key
Year Name Hometown Age[a] Placement at Miss USA Special awards at Miss USA Notes
2022 Grace Lange Newark 22 To be determined Previously Miss Delaware Teen USA 2017
2021 Drew Sanclemente Odessa 24
2020 Katie Guevarra Middletown 26
2019 Jolisa Copeman Middletown 24
2018 Sierra Wright Wilmington 20 Previously Miss Delaware Teen USA 2015
2017 Mia Jones Bear 20
2016 Alexandra Vorontsova Newark 20
2015 Renee Bull[1] Middletown 21 Top 11[1] Miss Congeniality[1]
2014 Kelsey Miller Wilmington 23 Previously Miss Delaware Teen USA 2009
2013 Rachel Baiocco Bear 21
2012 Krista Clausen Georgetown 18
2011 Katie Hanson Newark 20 Contestant on Survivor: Philippines
2010 Julie Citro Wilmington 26
2009 Kate Banaszak Middletown 24
2008 Vincenza Carrieri-Russo Newark 23
2007 Nicole Bosso Newark 20 Contestant on Crowned: The Mother of All Pageants
2006 Ashlee Greenwell Middletown 18
2005 Sheena Benton Wilmington 23
2004 Courtney Purdy Newark 21
2003 Cheryl Crowe Felton 23 Previously Miss Delaware Teen USA 1997
2002 Deborah Hoffman Ocean View 25
2001 Stacey Smith Ocean View 26
2000 Jennifer Behm Wilmington 23 Winner of season two of MasterChef
1999 Jackie Pilla Wilmington
1998 Sherri Davis New Castle
1997 Patricia Gauani Dover
1996 Star Behl Claymont
1995 Nicole Garis Wilmington
1994 Teresa Kline Bear
1993 Annmarie Correll Hockessin
1992 Julie Ann Griffith Wilmington
1991 Laurie Lucidonio Wilmington
1990 Nicci Dent Bear
1989 Terri Spruill Wilmington
1988 Christina Lee Angel Millsboro
1987 Shellie Haralson Newark
1986 Lynn Taylor Bear
1985 Sheila Saints Wilmington
1984 Denise Lennick Wilmington
1983 Shelley Perkins Newark
1982 Shawna Saints Wilmington
1981 Natalie Ramsey Wilmington
1980 Karen Giobbe Hockessin
1979 Lisa Toothman Newark
1978 Donna Lewis New Castle
1977 Debby Faulkner Wilmington
1976 Debbie Kucher Newark
1975 Sandy McClure Wilmington
1974 Cheryl Fetkenher Newark
1973 Linda Graves Wilmington
1972 Michele Voyer Wilmington
1971 Nanette Crist Wilmington
1970 Marilyn O'Neill Newark
1969 Marsha Stoppel Wilmington
1968 Diana Parker Wilmington
1967 Dianne Judefind Wilmington
1966 Jacqueline Kalazinskas Claymont
1965 Shirl Chappell Newark
1964 Christina Klose Wilmington
1963 Susan Kowalski Newport
Did not compete in 1962
1961 Ninea Lou Ringler Dagsboro
1960 Rose Ann Reed Wilmington
1959 Linda E. Humes Harrington
1958 Virginia Jefferson Delmar
1957 Patricia Ellingsworth Millsboro
1956 Sandra McCabe Selbyville
1955 Helen Denise Blackwell Wilmington
Did not compete between 1953 and 1954
1952 Sue J. Langton Wilmington

Notes

  1. ^ Age at the time of crowning

References

  1. ^ a b c d Brown, Robin (13 July 2015). "Renee Bull breaks 'Delaware Curse' in Miss USA pageant". The News Journal. p. 7 – via Newspapers.com.