Miss Virginia USA 2018 & Miss Virginia Teen USA 2018 Crowned
October 22, 2017
On Sunday, October 22, 2017 at the TCC Roper Performing Arts Center in Norfolk, VA, the finals competition was held for the 2018 MISS VIRGINIA USA and MISS VIRGINIA TEEN USA State Pageants.
Ashley Vollrath of Poquoson, VA was crowned Miss Virginia USA 2018. Ashley, a senior at Virginia Tech, is a communications major. She will be competing in the nationally televised MISS USA pageant..
Himanvi Panidepu from Centreville, VA was crowned Miss Virginia Teen USA 2018. Miss Panidepu will be competing in the national MISS TEEN USA pageant this summer.
After an impressive opening number that featured all 39 contestants, the competition was narrowed to the semi-finalists in both the MISS and TEEN divisions. After onstage questions were completed the winners were announced.
The top honors for MISS VIRGINIA USA 2018:
4th Runner Up: Liv Fletcher of Louisa, VA
3rd Runner Up: Malissy Sibly of Virginia Beach, VA
2nd Runner Up: Riley Copans of Madison, VA
1st Runner Up: Delesia Watson of Louisa, VA
Miss Virginia USA 2018
The top honors for MISS VIRGINIA TEEN USA 2018:
4th Runner Up: Julianna Corsi of Bristow, VA
3rd Runner Up: Cameron Clark of Virginia Beach, VA
2nd Runner Up: Morgan Duty of Lebanon, VA
1st Runner Up: Kailee Horvath of Ashburn, VA
Miss Virginia Teen USA 2018, Himanvi Panidepu of Centreville, VA
The MISS VIRGINIA USA and MISS VIRGINIA TEEN USA organization raised a total of $9,335.00 for various charities. A Champion for a Cause Award went to Brittany Trump, who raised the most amount of money for her chosen charity. Ashley Vollrath won the Spirit Award.
Miss Virginia USA 2018 Miss Photogenic: Ashley Vollrath
Miss Virginia USA 2018 Miss Congeniality: Katelyn Diehl
Miss Virginia Teen USA 2018 Miss Photogenic: Meghan Craft
Miss Virginia Teen USA 2018 Miss Congeniality: Kailee Horvath
Miss Virginia USA and Miss Virginia Teen USA 2018 won scholarships from Emory & Henry College, King University, the University of Virginia College at Wise, Lindenwood University, Hollins University and Liberty University.
In addition to the scholarship opportunities, a long list of prizes, and a trip to the nationally televised 2018 MISS USA Pageant, Miss Virginia USA 2018 will drive a new 2018 Mercedes-Benz throughout her year courtesy of Mercedes Benz of Kingsport, TN/ Rick Hill Imports.