Teen Contestants

People's Choice Award Online Voting!

At this year’s pageant we are holding a special fundraiser called the People’s Choice Award. Online and onsite, we will be collecting your votes for your favorite contestant for the People’s Choice Award. $1.00 = 1 vote and a portion of the proceeds will go directly to this year's selected charity, Smile Train, an international children’s charity with a sustainable approach to a single, solvable problem: cleft lip and palate.

Voting will take place online and onsite right up to the start of the Pageant Finals on Sunday afternoon. Cast your votes before the finals show begins at 4pm in order for your votes to count! During the awards portion of the Pageant Finals, we will announce the People’s Choice Award winner!

This is a wonderful opportunity to vote for your special contestant, and great way to support a great organization. To place you votes online, simply enter the number of votes you wish to cast in the form below you contestant and click the Vote button. You will be redirected to a payment form to enter your information and provide your payment.

Miss Iowa Teen USA 2018 Contestants


Sophia A.
I would like to thank my friends and family for being so incredibly supportive throughout this journey. I wouldn't be where I am today without your love, support, and endless dedication. I am blessed to have such a strong support system. I'd like to thank Kelly Brown for her fabulous training. You are a USA pageant system GENIUS! You helped me immensely to be the best Sophia I can be. To Fels Photo, thank you for the rockin' headshot! To LeChic, I've had the pleasure of working with you for several years and I'm forever impressed! To mom, dad, and grandma: you all have sacrificed so much for me to pursue my goals. Thank you for allowing me to follow my dreams, and for pushing me to be the absolute, best version of myself. I love you!

Alivia B.
I must begin by thanking my Mom and Dad you have been there every step of the way. To my brothers; Cole and Owen, Grandma Karen and Grandma Jan, I love you all very much. Thank you Patrick for your support and encouragement. Thank you to my sponsors for your generosity; David and Lisa Henkhaus and extended family, Sue and Vernon Mitchell, Kim Perry, Bob and Tammy Wede, Don and Carol Schmidgall, Gary Housman, Dick and Phyllis Mcgohan, Dick and Joan Wede, Carol Struve, Dan and Dawn Henkhaus. Thank you to Ivy Towler photography. To Kelly Brown, I have learned so much from you and am forever grateful. Thank you everyone for making this adventure possible! All my love, Alivia Ann

Brina B.
Thank you mom and dad, family, friends, and ProRestore DKI for all your love and support!

Allison B.
I would like to give thanks to everyone that has supported me to compete for the Miss Teen Iowa USA Pageant. A special thank you to my parents, Josh & Angie Blades, grandparents Kris & Donnie Carrico, Dave & Shirley Blades and Greg Black & Toni Barber and the rest of my family & friends. I would also like to thank my additional sponsors to include Hy-Vee, Fusion Studios, From the Ground & The Leon Journal Reporter all in Leon and McDonalds in Osceola, Rylon O'Dell and Family, Mary Lindsey, Tiana Black, and Jill Lepore. Also in-kind contributions from Madison Blades for hair & make-up, Nancy Keller for gown alterations, and Kelly Cowan for photography. I am truly thankful for the experience and the opportunity, Allison Blades!!!

Valorie B.
I would like to thank corporate sponsor Merle Norman Cosmetics, Holly Murphy for photos and makeup, my parents Anthony and Shannon Bohl along with the family and friends that gave me support throughout this journey.

Faith B.
I would like to thank my parents, my grandparents and all of my family and friends for their love and support. I would like to thank Kelly B. and Ivy for helping the real me shine through and become the best contestant I could be. I would especially like to thank my little sister, Fiona, for being my biggest fan and loudest cheerleader.

Karlie B.
Mom, Dad, Nick & Blake ~ THANK YOU for your continuous love & support! Kelly Brown ~ You are an amazing coach & friend! Arnold Motor Supply/Jerry Bachman, BAS of Iowa/Jamie Coulter, Jeff & Donna Barry, Derrick Blackmore/Cheryl Bouckaert, Brian’s Collision Clinic, Burt Farm & Livestock Co., Central State Bank, CMS, Central Print & Copy, CropRite Inc., Jim & Pat Daggs, DBE Inc., Eckhardt Enterprises, JJJ Edler, Jeff Edler, Patti Edler, Peggy Hannam, Johnson Livestock, Meller Insurance & Consulting, Mitchell Family Funeral Home, Nelson Grain, Suzie/Alissa Orr, Partner Communications, Rhodes Little League, Donna Ryherd, Scooter’s Tire, Simms Construction, Snittjer Grain, Thomas M. Stark DDS MSD, Thomas Farms Custom Ag, Top Notch Tree Service

Avery B.
Thank you to all my family and friends for supporting me!

Lily B.
I would like to thank all of my sponsors who made this adventure possible, Oscars Family Restaurant, Hupp Electric Motors, Sprayland USA, James T Brems and Contessa's Photography. I would also like to thank my family and friends for all their support.

Georgia C.
Thank you to my parents, Kevin and Shelly Catlett, for providing me the support and opportunity to participate in this exciting event.

Isabella D.
Thank you to my friends and family!

AyshaLynn D.
First of all, thank you Mom & Dad for believing in me & supporting me on this platform at the state level. Thanks to my family & friends near & far for cheering me on. Thanks to Marsha Kelderman for adjusting dresses & wardrobes to help them better fit my personality. Thank you Paxton Holwerda for being my hairdresser but for also being someone I can look up to for beauty advice. Thanks to my sister in law Jordan Edens De Groot from Jordan Edens Photography & Tasha Hulstein with 1000 Words Photography for making me feel special during my photo shoots. Thank you to Chrysalis Bridal Salon for helping me find the perfect dress and for financially making it mine. Each of you have played a role in getting me to this platform today. Thank You!

Kayle E.
Thank you to my family for their endless love and support. Without you, I would not be standing here today. I cannot express my gratitude for your role in shaping me into the strong young woman I have become. Thank you, and I love you!

Cecilia F.
Cecilia wishes to thank her generous sponsors: Everybody's Whole Foods, Creative Edge, Shawn McCarty State Farm, Sabi's Cafe, Dr. Jean Treder, Dr. Polly Iben, Dr. Susan Stern, Howard & Laurel Lee Osborne, Tom Corbett, John Raines Insurance, Hal Masover Photography, Steven Winn, David Hawthorne, and Seminar Crowds.

Rebecca G.
Thank you to my family and friends for supporting me throughout this whole process. Thank you to my sponsors Grandma and Grandpa Weiler, Grandma and Grandpa Gall, Cole Family, Aunt Gretchen, Klein Family, and Mom! Finally, thanks to my Dad. While he's not with us I know he's always with me in spirit!

Brittany G.
Proudly sponsored by Hannah's Boutique, The Winning Edge, Pageant Smart, Resolution Photography, D1 Sports Training, Nell's Wigs and Boutique, Gold Sheep Clothing, as well as Friends and Family.

Alexandra G.
This has been an amazing journey and so many people and businesses have supported me. I want to give a special thank you to my mom and dad, my brother, my grandma Carol, my Papa Steve and Grandma Jo, and my Aunt Billi. I also want to thank the following sponsors: Photographic Memories, Pilot Grove Savings Bank, Kauffman Chiropractic, Shelman and Sons Trucking, Ponda Rossa Inc., Hagge Insurance, Myers and Marlene Rossiter, Tina and Mollie Hinkle, and JoEllen Wood.

Nicole H.
I would like to thank my family for allowing me this opportunity to follow my dreams. I would not be the person I am today without the love and support of my family and friends. Thank you all for believing in me. Sincerely, Nicole Hintz.

Kristen H.
Family and Friends

Julia K.
I would like to thank my parents for all of their help and support during this very special time in my life. Thank you for encouraging me and supporting me in my efforts to strive for success.

Bianca L.
I would like to thank my family and friends for their support and encouragement throughout the years. Also special thanks to Larry and Jean Johnson and Johnson Farm Hamilton, IA, Gloria ingersoll an Hair Forum of DesMoines, Renee Heien, K-Fashions, and Makenzie Morrison MJestic Photography and of course Future Productions for making this all possible.

Elena M.
A & M Home Improvement, Jerry and Debra Clark, Karl and Kandice Nedved, Tom and Cathy Gomez, Amanda Gustafson, Muniz Real Estate and Consulting, Inc., Shalana Landers - Smile LABS Iowa. A special thank you to my mom and dad for your unwavering love and support! Thanks to my friends and family for believing in me. This dream wouldn't be possible without all of you.

Kelly M.
I would like to thank Myers Automotive for being my sponsor. Also I would like to thank all of my family and friends for their love and support throughout this new opportunity and experience. I would also like to give a special thank you to Erin Almelien for taking my photos.

Jade N.
I would like to that aerotek of cedar rapids , e&f paving cedar rapids , solberg's inc 212 edgewood road nw cedar rapids Iowa 319 399 1385 . Thank you to my family and friends.

Delanee N.
A special thank you to my family and friends for their support. Thank you for believing in me and my dreams.

Rebekah O.
A special thank you to my wonderful parents who are always there for me and my siblings with love and encouragement.

Isabella R.
Thank you to all my friends and family who supported me and sponsored me on this journey!

Jesenia S.
Mrs. Carol Van Waardhuizen, Hedrick Construction Inc., Melton Transportation, Ames Orthodontics, Larry Lee, Fernando Venegas, Amy Peters, Martha Stewart, Latifah Faisal, Karen Hofer, Senior Sales Director for Mary Kay Mike & Kathy Collins

Miranda S.
I want to thank my mom and dad (Jake and Jennifer Sanders) for being my main sponsor and allowing me to participate in this experience of a lifetime. I would also like to thank my dad's work Rogers Concrete in Anamosa Ia for also sponsoring me. I want to thank all my brothers and sisters (Anthony, Troy, Alicia, Brianna, and Kayla) for encouraging me to participate in this experience also.

Amy S.
Thank you to QC Silt Fence, Inc. for their generous sponsorship. I am very excited for this opportunity, and I'm looking forward to meeting new people.

Caitlynn S.
I would like to thank all of my sponsors for all their help and support. They include CD Insulation, Farmers Trust and Savings Bank, Liberty Cafe, Styling by Trish and family.

Vanessa T.
Thank you to everyone who supported me and motivated me to get this far. I highly appreciate all the effort, love, and support that I have received.

Reese T.
I wanted to thank my parents and grandparents for all of their love and support. I wouldn't be here today if it wasn't for them.

Katie V.
Superior Staffing, Beauty of All Faces, Bronze 515 - Custom Airbrush Tanning, Dr. Markowski at Berkshire Dental, friends, and family.

Payal V.
I would like to thank my family and my friends for believing in me and supporting me in my every endeavors. I also would like to than Dr. Berning at Exceptional Dentistry at Dubuque for sponsoring me.