Miss Oklahoma USA

Miss Oklahoma USA
Formation 1952
Type Beauty pageant
Headquarters Oklahoma City
Miss USA
Official language
Website Official website
For the state pageant affiliated with Miss USA, see Miss Oklahoma.

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

Oklahoma had never won the Miss USA title until 2015, although the state came close in 1989 and 2010, when Jill Renee Scheffert and Morgan Woolard placed first runner-up to Gretchen Polhemus and Rima Fakih, respectively. They are in the top 20 states in terms of number of semi-finalists. Olivia Jordan was crowned Miss USA 2015 on July 12, 2015 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, becoming the first contestant from Oklahoma to win the national title.

Four Miss Oklahoma USA titleholders have previously competed at Miss Teen USA, three as Miss Oklahoma Teen USA, and one as Miss Illinois Teen USA. Three have also competed at Miss America.

The current titleholder is Taylor Gorton of Glenpool, who was crowned on the evening of December 20, 2015.

Results summary




Taylor Gorton, Miss Oklahoma USA 2016 & Miss Oklahoma Teen USA 2008
Morgan Woolard, Miss Oklahoma USA 2010
Kasie Head, Miss Oklahoma USA 2002
Color key
  •      Declared as Winner
  •      Ended as runner-up
  •      Ended as one of the finalists or semifinalists
Year Name Hometown Local Title Age[^] Placement at Miss USA Special awards at Miss USA Notes
2016 Taylor Dawn Gorton Glenpool Miss South Tulsa USA 24 Top 15 Previously Miss Oklahoma Teen USA 2008 and Top 15 at Miss Teen USA 2008.
2015 Alexandra "Alex" Miller Oklahoma City Miss Oklahoma City USA 26 Succeeded when Olivia Jordan Thomas won Miss USA. 1st runner-up at Miss Oklahoma USA 2015. Became Miss 52 USA 2016 in a nationwide contest. She competed at Miss USA last June 5, 2016 and was unplaced.
Olivia Jordan Tulsa Miss Tulsa USA 26 Miss USA 2015 Previously Miss World United States 2013 and top 20 at Miss World 2013 and later 2nd runner up at Miss Universe 2015.
2014 Brooklynne Abigail Young Norman Miss Metro Tulsa USA 19 Top 20 Quarter-Finalist
2013 Makenzie Muse[1] Oklahoma City Miss Surrey Hills USA 20
2012 Lauren Taylor Lundeen Edmond Miss Edmond USA 20 Top 10 Finalist
2011 Kaitlyn Honey Smith Norman Miss North Norman USA 22
2010 Morgan Elizabeth Woolard Moore Miss Stillwater USA 21 1st Runner-up Previously Miss Oklahoma Teen USA 2006 and top 15 at Miss Teen USA 2006.
2009 Lauren Elaine Lunday Altus Miss South West Oklahoma USA 25
2008 Lindsey Jo Harrington Frederick Miss South West Oklahoma USA 21 3rd Runner-up
2007 Caitlin Irene Simmons Lawton Miss Jenks USA 21
2006 Robyn Watkins Norman Miss Norman USA 24
2005 Laci Scott Oklahoma City 18 Top 10 Finalist Was contestant on Fear Factor in 2005 on the Miss USA episode #5.29 (4th place)
2004 Lindsey Hill Mooreland 19 3rd Runner-up
2003 Star Williams Oklahoma City 22 Top 10 Semi-finalist
2002 Kasie Lee Head Braman 21 Briefcase model on Deal or No Deal
2001 Cortney Phillips Yukon 21 Top 10 Semi-finalist
2000 Amanda Rochelle Penix Shawnee 20 Previously Miss Oklahoma Teen USA 1997, finished 6th at Miss Teen USA 1997
1999 Dia Webb Boise City 25 Top 10 Semi-finalist Niece of singer/songwriter/composer Jimmy Webb
1998 Anne-Marie Dixon Oklahoma City 21 Previously Miss Illinois Teen USA 1995, finished 5th at Miss Teen USA 1995
1997 Trisha Stillwell Edmond 21 Top 10 Semi-finalist
1996 Heather Crickard Oklahoma City 25 Top 6 Finalist
1995 DuSharme Carter Oklahoma City 24 Top 12 Semi-finalist Previously Miss Oklahoma 1992, 4th Runner up at Miss America 1993
1994 Angela Parrick Oklahoma City
1993 Brenda Caudle Oklahoma City
1992 Maya Walker Oklahoma City 24 Previously Miss Colorado 1988, 1st Runner up at Miss America 1989
1991 Julie Beth Khoury Oklahoma City 22 Top 6 Finalist Previously Miss Oklahoma Teen USA 1985
1990 Lauralynn Norton Tulsa Rhinelander, Wis. 22 Spokesmodel on Star Search 1990, Toured with USO '90
1989 Jill Renee Scheffert Oklahoma City/New Hope, Minn. 20 1st Runner-up Miss World USA 1989, 4th Runner-up at Miss World 1989
1988 Tamara Walker Norman 18 Top 10 Semi-finalist
1987 Dyan Rody Oklahoma City
1986 Teresa Lucas Oklahoma City 23 Top 10 Semi-finalist Assumed the state title when the original winner resigned shortly after winner the state crown.
1985 Sophia Henderson Tulsa 23 Top 10 Semi-finalist
1984 Julia Murdock Shawnee 18 Top 10 Semi-finalist
1983 Mignon Merchant Oklahoma City 22 Top 12 Semi-finalist Later Miss Oklahoma 1986
1982 Jill Ann Liebmann Oklahoma City Mother of Lauren Hudman, Miss Nevada Teen USA 2008 and Mrs. Nevada 2016 [2]
1981 Stacey Loach Oklahoma City
1980 Martha Streightoff Norman
1979 Susan Gibson Norman
1978 Nancy Lippold Norman Top 12 Semi-finalist
1977 Kathy Malchar Dill City
1976 Lori Hansen Alva
1975 Gayla Bryan Oklahoma City Best State Costume
1974 Yugonda Willits Enid
1973 Martha Buchanan Stillwater, Oklahoma
1972 Pam Vennerberg Midwest City
1971 Kim Hardesty Tulsa
1970 Evelyn Walkup Oklahoma City
1969 Deborah Federsen El Reno
1968 Linda Bertozzi Oklahoma City
1967 Becky Berry Norman
1966 Melva Brown Oklahoma City
1965 Cheryl Semrad Oklahoma City Top 15 Semi-finalist Miss Photogenic 2nd Runner-up in the 1965 Maid of Cotton Pageant
1964 Jackie Maloney Oklahoma City Top 15 Semi-finalist
1963 Roberta Mosier Tulsa Top 15 Semi-finalist
1960 Suzanne Moore Oklahoma City
1959 Sondra Osbourne Oklahoma City
1958 Did Not Compete
1957 Rose Mary Raab Oklahoma City
1953 Barbara Bond Oklahoma City
1952 Trula Birchfield Oklahoma City 4th Runner-up

^ Age at the time of the Miss USA pageant


  1. "Makenzie Muse Crowned Miss Oklahoma USA 2013". Beauty Pageant News. November 19, 2012. Retrieved January 19, 2013.
  2. http://lasvegassun.com/vegasdeluxe/2016/mar/03/new-mrs-nevada-america-lauren-cahlan-follows-mom-h/

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