Miss Michigan Teen USA
Formation1983
TypeBeauty pageant
HeadquartersDetroit
Location
Membership
Miss Teen USA
Official language
English
Key people
Melissa Proctor-Pitchford, state pageant director
WebsiteOfficial Website

The Miss Michigan Teen USA competition is the pageant that selects the representative for the state of Michigan in the Miss Teen USA pageant and the name of the title held by that winner. This pageant is produced by Proctor Productions, including Melissa Pitchford who was Miss Ohio USA 1990.

In terms of number of placements, Michigan has a moderated success at Miss Teen USA, having only placed nine times. The state's highest placement was in 2005, when Catherine Laurion was 1st runner-up to Allie LaForce of Ohio. Courtney Pizzimenti placed 2nd runner-up at Miss Teen USA 2012.

Isabella Mosqueda of Cedar Springs was crowned Miss Michigan Teen USA 2022 on May 28, 2022, at McMorran Place Sports & Entertainment Center in Port Huron. She will represent Michigan for the title of Miss Teen USA 2022.

Results summary

Placements

Michigan holds a record of 9 placements at Miss Teen USA.

Winners

Year Name Hometown Age1 Placement at Miss Teen USA Special awards at Miss Teen USA Notes
2022 Isabella Mosqueda Cedar Springs TBA TBA
2021 Jada Moylan Hudsonville 17 Daughter of Miss Michigan Teen USA 1999, Sara Dusendang-Moylan
2020 Aneesa Sheikh Bloomfield Hills 18 Longest running Miss Teen USA state titleholder at 1 year, 10 months and 17 days onto the organization's history
2019 Alexis Lubecki Canton 18
2018 Anane Loveday[1] Grosse Ile[1] 16 Top 15
2017 Kenzie Weingartz[2] Marysville 17
2016 Unjaneé Wells[3] Ypsilanti[3] 18[3]
2015 Maria Rendina[4] Monroe 18
2014 Iris Robare[5] Gladstone 16 Top 15
2013 Ruby King Ludington 17
2012 Courtney Pizzimenti Oakland Township 17 2nd runner-up
2011 Taylor Sherman[6] Dearborn Heights 17
2010 Catherine McGhee Ortonville 16
2009 Kristen Danyal Sterling Heights 19 Top 15 Later Miss Michigan USA 2012 and top 16 at Miss USA 2012
2008 Elizabeth Hawthorne Clarkston 17
2007 Caitlin Klug Eau Claire 18
2006 Raquel McClendon Kincheloe 17 Top 15
2005 Catherine Laurion West Branch 17 1st runner-up
2004 Yelena Crawford Brooklyn 18
2003 Alicia Jaros Riverview 17 2nd runner-up
2002 Kyleen Krstich Troy 18
2001 Chelsea-Lyn Rudder Rochester Hills 17
2000 Kylie Rhew Bridgman 17
1999 Sara Dusendang Paris 18 Top 5, finishing in 5th place Later Mrs. Michigan America 2008 under her married name, Sara Dusendang-Moylan.[7] Mother of Miss Michigan Teen USA 2021, Jada Moylan
1998 Elizabeth Mathis Detroit 18
1997 Che'vonne Burton Detroit 15 Later Miss Michigan 2000, and top 10 at Miss America 2001
1996 Tamika Thomas Detroit 18 Top 10
1995 Kathleen McConnell Trenton 18
1994 Melissa Jackson Wixom
1993 Ashley Whitt Macomb
1992 WaLynda Lou Sipple Berrien Springs Later Miss Nebraska USA 1999
1991 Lori Hahnbomb Chelsea
1990 Erica Webber Niles
1989 Betsy Cox Edwardsburg
1988 Melissa Sinkevics Dearborn Heights Mother of Aria Hutchinson, Miss Michigan USA 2022 and Detroit Lions defensive end Aidan Hutchinson
1987 Elena Hall Warren
1986 Terri Turner Clawson
1985 Tracy Shaw St. Clair
1984 Dawn Downing South Haven
1983 Cathy McBride Farmington Hills

1 Age at the time of the Miss Teen USA pageant

References

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  2. ^ Rath, Anya (2016-09-24). "Krista Ferguson crowned Miss Michigan USA". The Times Herald. Retrieved 2018-10-27.
  3. ^ a b c Slagter, Lauren (2016-05-25). "Formerly homeless pageant queen uses crown to inspire". MLive.com. Retrieved 2018-10-27.
  4. ^ Gross, Bob (2014-09-27). "Miss Michigan USA crowned". Detroit Free Press. Retrieved 2018-10-27.
  5. ^ "Local teen named Miss Michigan Teen". Daily Press. 2013-09-17. Retrieved 2018-10-27.
  6. ^ Miller, Jana (September 21, 2010). "MANCHESTER: Junior at high school competes in Miss Michigan Teen USA pageant in Ann Arbor". The Manchester Enterprise. Retrieved October 5, 2010.
  7. ^ "2008 Mrs America". Archived from the original on December 14, 2007. Retrieved July 9, 2010.