Miss Ohio USA

Stacy Offenberger, Miss Ohio USA 2006

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

Ohio achieved success in the first decades of the Miss USA competition but has not done as well in recent years. Ohio is one of only twelve states to win the Miss USA crown twice (Sue Downey in 1965 and Kim Seelbrede in 1981).

There are many notable Miss Ohio USA's, most famously actress and Oscar winner Halle Berry who was 1st runner up to Miss USA in 1986. Others include Kim Mullen (2002) of Survivor: Palau, Melissa Proctor (1990), current director of the Miss Ohio USA and Miss Michigan USA pageants and Lesa Rummell (1977), mother of Miss Teen USA 2005, Allie LaForce.

Two Miss Ohio USAs are former Miss Ohio Teen USAs who competed at Miss Teen USA.

Winners

Year Name Hometown Age1 Placement at Miss USA Special awards at Miss USA Notes
2011 Ashley Caldwell Gallipolis 24
2010 Amanda Tempel St. Bernard 19
2009 Natasha Vivoda Youngstown 22
2008 Monica Day Columbus 25 Miss Congeniality
2007 Anna Melomud Richmond Heights 22
2006 Stacy Offenberger Vincent 26 Third runner-up Previously Miss Ohio Teen USA 1998
2005 Aisha Berry Cincinnati 25
2004 Lauren Kelsey Hall Wellston 20
2003 Candace Smith Dayton 26 Contestant on Survivor: Tocantins
2002 Kimberly Mullen Huber Heights 23 Contestant on Survivor: Palau
2001 Amanda Canary Columbus
2000 Cheya Watkins Cincinnati 26 Previously Miss Ohio 1998
1999 Melinda Miller Ottoville 25 Semi-finalist
1998 Cynthia Madden Anderson Township
1997 Michelle Mouser Columbus 23 Previously Miss Ohio Teen USA 1991
1996 Melissa Boyd Massillon 22
1995 Julia Hughes Grove City 22
1994 Lisa Allison Columbus
1993 Andrea Pacione Cleveland
1992 Courtney Baber
1991 Amy Glaze Lucasville
1990 Melissa Proctor West Chester Semi-finalist Current director of the Miss Michigan USA, Miss Michigan Teen USA, Miss Ohio USA, and Miss Ohio Teen USA pageants under her married name, Melissa Proctor-Pitchford
1989 Lisa Thompson Marion
1988 Gina West Pickerington
1987 Hallie Bonnell Akron Later Mrs. Illinois America 2007 and Mrs. Photogenic winner at Mrs. America 2007 under her married name, Hallie Thompson.[1]
1986 Halle Berry Cleveland 19 First runner-up 5th Runner-up at Miss World 1986, actress and Academy Award winner, Miss Teen All American 1985
1985 Lisa Barlow Vandalia
1984 Roxi Erwin Pickerington
1983 Gina Gangale Youngstown
1982 Lori Johnson Dayton Third runner-up
1981 Kim Seelbrede Germantown Winner Semi-finalist at Miss Universe 1981
1980 Kim Thomas Circleville 20 Miss Photogenic, Best State Costume Winner 1st runner up at Miss Oktoberfest 1980 as Miss Cincinnati
1979 Carolyn Houlihan Youngstown
1978 Sheila Anderson Cincinnati
1977 Lesa Rummell Paris Mother of Miss Teen USA 2005 Allie LaForce
1976 Karen Myers
1975 Sandra Kurdas
1974 Cheryl Youkvitch
1973 Jackie Urbanek was Miss Ohio-World in the 1974 Miss World-USA pageant
1972 Kathleen Kehlmier Fourth runner-up
1971 Karen Haus
1970 Jane Harrison Semi-finalist Actress, model and sportscaster.
1969 Marilyn Singleton
1968 Linda Pignatelli Toledo 20 assumed title when winner resigned
1968 Linda Hoyle Semi-finalist resigned
1967 Phyllis Smith
1966 Karen Dietz Semi-finalist
1965 Sue Downey Winner Second runner-up at Miss Universe 1965
1964 Gail Krielow Semi-finalist Miss American Beauty 1965, title of usa rep to Miss International pageant, 1st runner up at Miss International 1965
1963 Gloria McBride
1962 Joan Colucy
1961 Alice Lou-Englemann
1960 Corrine Huff Semi-finalist
Cathy Justice resigned
1959 Marie Dicarlo
1958 Cindy Garrison
1957 Kathryn Gabriel Fourth runner-up
1956 Eleanor Wood Semi-finalist
1955 Carol Hagerman
1954 Barbara Randa Semi-finalist
1953 Eleanore Mack Semi-finalist
1952 Margie Broering

1 Age at the time of the Miss USA pageant

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