2018 Miss America Contestants
ALABAMA
Jessica Procter

Talent:        Vocal
Platform:    Step Up To The Plate: Decreasing
                    Food Insecurity
ALASKA
Angelina Klapperich

Talent:         Piano
Platform:    Cultivating Compassion: Honoring                      the Value of Every Person 
ARIZONA
Maddie Rose Holler

Talent:         Vocal
Platform:     Supporting Our Nation's Military
                     and Their Families
ARKANSAS
Maggie Benton

Talent:         Vocal
Platform:     Giving is a Gift
CALIFORNIA
Jillian Smith

Talent:        Piano 
Platform:    Dude. Be nice
COLORADO
Meredith Winnefeld

Talent:         Baton Twirling
Platform:     Pediatrics Vision Care
CONNECTICUT
Eliza Lynne Kanner

Talent:         Vocal
Platform:     "For The Kids"
DELAWARE
Chelsea Bruce

Talent:         Contemporary Dance
Platform:     De-Stigmatizing Mental Illness
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
Briana Kinsey

Talent:         Vocal
Platform:     Daring To Defeat Diabetes
FLORIDA
Sara Zeng

Talent:        Piano
Platform:    Music Matters

GEORGIA
Alyssa Beasley

Talent:         Lyrical Dance
Platform:     #RiseUp: Impact Through the Arts
HAWAII
Kathryn Teruya

Talent:         Dance
Platform:     BFF: Brush, Floss, Flouride
IDAHO
Taylor Lance

Talent:         Vocal
Platform:     Becoming the Solution: Your Role in
                     Child Obesity Prevention
ILLINOIS
Abby Foster

Talent:         Lyrical Dance
Platform:     Mentoring Matters
INDIANA
Haley Begay

Talent:         Vocal
Platform:     Domestic Violence Awareness
IOWA
Chelsea Dubczak

Talent:         Operatic Vocal
Platform:     Ladies Who Lift: Encouraging Young
                           Women to Pursue Their Strongest Selves
KANSAS
Krystian Fish

Talent:         Vocal
Platform:     Be Unstoppable: Disability, Not                      Definition
KENTUCKY
Molly Matney

Talent:        Vocal
Platform:    Global Mindfulness for a More                     Peaceful World


LOUISIANA
Laryssa Bonacquisti

Talent:         Ventriloquism
Platform:     Pancreatic Cancer Prevention
MAINE
Katie Elliott

Talent:         Vocal
Platform:     FLAG: Female Leadership in                      American Government
MARYLAND
Kathleen Masek

Talent:         Contemporary Dance
Platform:     "Sea to Shining Sea"- Supporting Our
                     Military
MASSACHUSETTS
Jillian Zucco

Talent:        Vocal
Platform:    Choose a Cause, Make a Difference
MICHIGAN
Heather Kendrick

Talent:         Violin
Platform:     Keeping the Arts in Education:                      Advocating STEAM
MINNESOTA
Brianna Drevlow

Talent:         Piano
Platform:     Kids Get Arthritis Too: Juvenile
                     Rheumatoid Arthritis Awareness
MISSISSIPPI
Anne Elizabeth Buys

Talent:         Ballet En Pointe
Platform:     Water For Life
MISSOURI
Jennifer Davis

Talent:         Bollywood Dance
Platform:     United We Stand Divided We Fall:                      Diversity Matters
MONTANA
Madison Murray

Talent:         Vocal
Platform:     Volunteerism - Turning Your Passion                       into Action
NEBRASKA
Allison Tietjen

Talent:         Piano
Platform:     United We Stand: Honoring Our                      Military
NEVADA
Andrea Martinez

Talent:         Vocal
Platform:     Bridging the Gap-Building Relationships 
                       Between Communities & Police
NEW HAMPSHIRE
Lauren Percy

Talent:         Ballet En Pointe
Platform:     Reach Higher: Making Higher                      Education Possible
NEW JERSEY
Kaitlyn Schoeffel

Talent:         Dance
Platform:     Operation Empowerment
NEW MEXICO
Taylor Rey

Talent:         Vocal Performance
Platform:     High on Life
NEW YORK
Gabrielle Walter

Talent:         Vocal
Platform:     Dream Up: Fostering Success in Our                      Youth
NORTH CAROLINA
Victoria Huggins

Talent:         Dance
Platform:     The ALZ Project
NORTH DAKOTA
Cara Mund

Talent:         Dance
Platform:     A Make-A-Wish Passion with Fashion
OHIO
Sarah Clapper

Talent:         Piano
Platform:     More to Me
OKLAHOMA
Triana Browne

Talent:         Vocal
Platform:     Bridging the Great Cultural Divide
OREGON
Harley Emery

Talent:        Classical Piano
Platform:    Global Mindfulness for a More                     Peaceful World
PENNSYLVANIA
Katie Schreckengast

Talent:         Saxophone
Platform:     Building Families
RHODE ISLAND
Nicolette Peloquin

Talent:         Tumbling
Platform:     Be the Match: The National Bone                      Marrow Registry
SOUTH CAROLINA
Suzi Roberts

Talent:         Lyrical Dance
Platform:     Take My Hand: A Commitment to                      Children’s Rights and Well-Being
SOUTH DAKOTA
Miranda Mack

Talent:         Classical Vocal
Platform:     Extracurricular Involvement for Kids
TENNESSEE
Caty Davis

Talent:         Vocal
Platform:     Addiction Doesn't Define Me: Empowering
                            Families Affected by Substance Abuse
TEXAS
Margana Wood

Talent:        Dance
Platform:    You Belong
UTAH
JessiKate Riley

Talent:         Violin
Platform:     Finding ValYOU Within
VERMONT
Erin Connor

Talent:         American Sign Language Song Interpretation
Platform:     Tailwinds: Training a New Generation of 
                            Female Scientists
VIRGINIA
Cecili Weber

Talent:         Contemporary Dance
Platform:    Born Leaders
WASHINGTON
Nicole Renard

Talent:        Dance
Platform:    You are enough: Developing a                     Positive Body Image
WEST VIRGINIA
Tamia Hardy

Talent:         Contemporary Dance
Platform:     Bystander Intervention
WISCONSIN
McKenna Collins

Talent:         Ballet En Pointe
Platform:     Project Plie: Artistic Development
WYOMING
Cheyenne Buyert

Talent:         Dance
Platform:     Winning With One