Miss Wisconsin Teen-USA
Formation1983
TypeBeauty pageant
HeadquartersSavage, Minnesota
Location
Membership
Miss Teen USA
Official language
English
WebsiteOfficial Website
Kirsten Norderhaug, Miss Wisconsin Teen USA 2010
Kirsten Norderhaug, Miss Wisconsin Teen USA 2010
Shauna Angel Sabir, Miss Wisconsin Teen USA 2007
Shauna Angel Sabir, Miss Wisconsin Teen USA 2007
Bishara Dorre, Miss Wisconsin Teen USA 2006
Bishara Dorre, Miss Wisconsin Teen USA 2006
Nicole Lynn Werra, Miss Wisconsin Teen USA 1996
Nicole Lynn Werra, Miss Wisconsin Teen USA 1996

The Miss Wisconsin Teen USA competition is the pageant that selects the representative for the state of Wisconsin in the Miss Teen USA pageant.

Wisconsin has placed at Miss Teen-USA on five occasions. The first placement was in 1984, when Adrianne Hazelwood made the ten semi-finalists, and then endured an eighteen-year dry spell until Vanessa Semrow won the Miss Teen USA crown in 2002. Then lastly with two consecutive semi-final placements with Katherine (Kate) Patrice Redeker (2013) and Patience Ann Vallier (2014), followed by Shreya Gundelly in 2021.

Five Wisconsin teen titleholders have competed at Miss USA, (four as Miss Wisconsin-USA in 1995, 2014, 2010, and 2016; and one as Miss Connecticut USA in 1985). One teen, Maria Kim, has also competed at Miss America in 1987 and won two talent awards. In 2007, Bishara Abridasheed Dorre, Miss Wisconsin Teen-USA 2006, became the first former Miss Teen-USA state titleholder to win a Miss America's Outstanding Teen state title, when she was crowned Miss Wisconsin's Outstanding Teen 2007.

Shreya Gundelly of Mequon was crowned Miss Wisconsin Teen-USA 2021 on May 23, 2021, in Chula Vista Resort in Wisconsin Dells. She represented Wisconsin for the title of Miss Teen USA 2021 on November 27, 2021, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and finished in the top 16. It was the first time in state pageant history that both Adams County and Wisconsin Dells hosted the annual state teen pageant. The 2022 Miss Wisconsin Teen-USA pageant was staged on May 8, 2022, in Middleton for the first time since 2009.

Results summary

Placements

Wisconsin holds a record of 5 placements at Miss Teen-USA.

Winners

Year Name Hometown Age1 Placement at Miss Teen USA Special awards at Miss Teen USA Notes
2022 Sage Gundelly Mequon 15 TBA TBA Second East-Indian to win state teen title and the younger sister of Shreya Gundelly, Miss Wisconsin Teen-USA 2021. They are the second set of sisters to win the state teen title, the others were Abigail and Elizabeth Bryson (2017 and 2009).
2021 Shreya Gundelly Mequon 19 Top 16 First East-Indian to be selected as Miss Wisconsin Teen-USA; Miss Wisconsin Jr. Teen at National American Miss 2017; and USA National Miss Wisconsin Teen 2018
2020 Olivia J. Lulich Lyndon Station 17
2019 Sydney Nicole Bobinski Kronenewetter 17
2018 Alexis Maria Loomans Waunakee 16
2017 Abigail (Abby) Leigh Bryson Brookfield 18 Sister of Elizabeth Bryson, Miss Wisconsin Teen-USA 2009
2016 Karly Diana Knaus Plymouth 17
2015 April (Kenna) Mia Harke Greenville 17
2014 Patience Ann Vallier Lake Mills 17 Top 15
2013 Katherine (Kate) Patrice Redeker Sheboygan 16 Top 16 Later Miss Wisconsin USA 2016
2012 Briana Joy Yamat Oak Creek 15
2011 Victoria Sorone Johnston Eau Claire 19 Five-time Miss Wisconsin-USA contestant, and four-time entrant for Miss Minnesota-USA
2010 Kirsten Jalbert Norderhaug Brookfield 17 Daughter of Linda Faye Paulson, Miss North Dakota-USA 1976
2009 Elizabeth Marie Bryson Brookfield 17 Sister of Abigail Bryson, Miss Wisconsin Teen-USA 2017
2008 Courtney Lynn Lopez Oak Creek 18 Later Miss Wisconsin USA 2010[1]
2007 Shauna Angel Sabir Milwaukee 17
2006 Bishara Dorre[2] Milwaukee 16 Later Miss Wisconsin's Outstanding Teen 2007. First Miss Teen USA state delegate to win a Miss America's Outstanding Teen state title. Top 10 at Miss America's Outstanding Teen 2007. Later Miss Wisconsin USA 2014 and top 10 at Miss USA 2014. She was born Bishara Abridasheed Dorre.
2005 Anisa Yanti Phillips Stevens Point 18
2004 Myla Grace Dalbesio Racine 17
2003 Jenna Christine Tighe Madison 17
2002 Vanessa Semrow Rhinelander 17 Miss Teen USA 2002
2001 Kellyann Langford Muskego 17
2000 Erica Ellen Gustafson[3] Bristol 16
1999 Deanndra Diane DeBlack Monroe 16
1998 Heidi Alderson Cody Markesan 16
1997 Allison Kathleen Schroeder Elm Grove 16
1996 Nicole Lynn Werra South Milwaukee 16
1995 Rebecca Louise Rowe Prescott 17
1994 Tara Ann Luellwitz Williams Brookfield 15
1993 Tanae Gabryelle Geisler Hudson 17 Later Miss Wisconsin USA 1995
1992 Trina Elway Stevens Point 16
1991 Pamela Ann Shroeder Glendale 16
1990 Deborah Ann Santacroce Glendale 15
1989 Shannon Michelle Redman Hayward 18
1988 Jennifer Ann Schwalenberg Kaukauna 19
1987 Barbara Faye Nelson Oshkosh 17
1986 Lanae Elizabeth St.John La Crosse 17
1985 Maria Kim Shorewood 17 Later Miss Wisconsin 1987
1984 Adrianne Hazelwood Glendale 16 Top 10 Miss Photogenic Later Miss Connecticut USA 1985 and first Miss Teen USA state titleholder to win a Miss USA state title.
1983 Jane Elizabeth Zawada Niagara 18

1 Age at the time of the Miss Teen USA pageant

References

  1. ^ "Courtney Lopez will compete in Miss USA pageant". The Journal Times. 2009-11-21.
  2. ^ "Pageant Winners Crowned". Madison.com. 2005-10-18.
  3. ^ "UW-Madison freshman wins state pageant title". Journal Sentinel. 1999-11-22.