Miss District of Columbia Teen USA
Formation1983
TypeBeauty pageant
HeadquartersWashington, D.C.
Location
Membership
Miss Teen USA
Official language
English
WebsiteOfficial website
Mercedes Lindsay, Miss District of Columbia USA 2007 and Jasmine Alexis, Miss District of Columbia Teen USA 2007
Mercedes Lindsay, Miss District of Columbia USA 2007 and Jasmine Alexis, Miss District of Columbia Teen USA 2007

The Miss District of Columbia Teen USA competition is the pageant that selects the representative for the District of Columbia in the Miss Teen USA pageant.

With only three semi-finalist placings, the District of Columbia is one of the least successful jurisdictions at Miss Teen USA. One of those semi finalists, Miss District of Columbia Teen USA 2000 Tiara Christen Dews, was one of only three District of Columbia teens to win the Miss District of Columbia USA crown.

Hannah Gillard of Washington, D.C. was crowned Miss District of Columbia Teen USA 2021 on July 17, 2021 at the Carpenter Theater in Richmond, Virginia. She represented District of Columbia for the title of Miss Teen USA 2021, finished as first runner-up.

Results summary

Placements

District of Columbia holds a record of 4 placements at Miss Teen USA.

Awards

Winners

Year Name Hometown Age1 Placement at Miss Teen USA Special awards at Miss Teen USA Notes
2021 Hannah Gilliard Washington, DC 16 1st runner-up
2020 Sydney Jackson Washington, DC 18
2019 Jaclyn Davis Bel Air, MD 18 Eligible as a student at Towson University
2018 Madison Chambers Washington, DC 18
2017 Karis Felton Washington, DC 17
2016 Dylan Murphy Washington, DC 17
2015 Niara Iman (Tarleton-Allen) Washington, DC 17
2014 Dominick Fink Washington, DC 17
2013 Despina Ades Chicago, IL 19
2012 Sierra Hadley Washington, DC 18
2011 Imani Bentham Washington, DC 19 Eligible as a student at George Washington University
2010 Jeneffer Lopez Washington, DC 17
2009 Jessica Nowlin Washington, DC 17
2008 Ivana Grace Washington, DC 16
2007 Jasmine Alexis Washington, DC 16
Ava Goldson Washington, DC Did not compete Resigned to attend Spelman College
2006 Jasmine Niernberger Washington, DC 17
2005 Danai Mattison Washington, DC 18
2004 Nicole White Washington, DC 16 Later Miss District of Columbia USA 2009
2003 Natasha Prakash Washington, DC 18
2002 Glovindria Burgess Washington, DC
2001 Jacqueline Drakeford Washington, DC 18 Semi-finalist
2000 Tiara Christen Dews Washington, DC 17 Semi-finalist Later Miss District of Columbia USA 2004; had a special relationship with during the administration of Bill Clinton, which started when she was chosen to present flowers to President Clinton in 1993.[1]
1999 Shelly Braxton-Brooks Washington, DC
1998 Chartese De Quinta Day Washington, DC
1997 Cheri Vivette Alexander Washington, DC
1996 Shannan McCray Washington, DC
1995 Michelle Dollie Wright Washington, DC 18 Later Miss District of Columbia USA 2003
1994 Tamara Yvette McDowell Washington, DC
1993 Rebecca Marie Slobig[2] Washington, DC
1992 Did not compete
1991 Marja Allen Washington, DC
1990 Cherrelle Robinson Washington, DC Miss Congeniality
1989 Christina Patino Washington, DC
1988 Sabrina Curtis Washington, DC
1987 Ni'Cole Bobbitt Washington, DC Semi-finalist
1986 Melissa Gilbert Washington, DC
1985 Meisha Hayes Washington, DC
1984 Suzi Simpson Washington, DC
1983 Patricia Custis Washington, DC

1 Age at the time of the Miss Teen USA pageant

References

  1. ^ Harris, Hamil (1997-01-18). "A Skeptical View of New Clinton Plan". The Washington Post. p. C05.
  2. ^ Soriano, Cesar (1995-04-25). "Donating priceless service Young people volunteer for community projects". The Washington Times. p. C10.