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 your votes online, simply enter the number of votes you wish to cast in the form below your contestant and click the Vote button. You will be redirected to a payment form to enter your information and provide your payment.

Miss Minnesota Teen USA 2019 Contestants


Abigail A.
I'd like to thank all my supporters for helping me reach my goals and helping me get to where I am. Mostly my family, my mom and dad were here to support me from the beginning and provide for me everything I need to succeed. My two younger sisters are always there for moral support and to encourage me. Finally, of course my friends for always being there for me and helping me through everything. A big thanks to everyone in my life who is always there to support and lift me up.

Crystal B.
I would like to say thank you to B's Homecare for sponsoring me. I would also like to thank my great grandmother for helping me to stay strong and reach for my dreams. And most of all I would like to thank my mom and dad for being there every step of the way. Without you, I wouldn't have fulfilled my own expectations. I love you all!

Cheslea B.
I would like to thank my sponsors: Gina's Color Collection, Crystal Johnson of Photography Unscripted, Julie Curtis of Curtis Food Recruiters, John Nathe of 1st Command, and Kate McMullen of Snowy Palms on Etsy. I would also like to thank my amazing and supportive family for helping pick out clothes and practice being less awkward, my friends for teasing me non-stop since the minute I told them I was doing this, and my speech coaches for showing me that I have a voice and can use it to move mountains. And finally, I want to thank my mom. She has helped me with preparations throughout this entire process, and literally anything else I could have possibly asked her before I drove her insane. I could never do this without you!

Devon B.
Bate's Orthodontics

Gwendolyn B.
Heartland PCA, King family Trust, Elite Company Carrier, Holiday Station Store, Family and Friends.

Abigail C.
I would like to thank my sponsor's, John Beaver of American Family Insurance, Don's Building Center, Pam Mansfield CPA, and The Hair Hut of Benson. I would also like to thank my mom and dad for making this possible.

Cammi C.
Thank you to all of my friends and family for supporting me! Without you I wouldn't be doing something as amazing as this. You all have given me the courage and made me feel like I could do something like this. You all believe in me and I can't thank you enough for this.

Madison C.
I would like to thank both of my parents for contributing so much giving me the opportunity to compete in this year’s state pageant! I am also thankful for all my family and friends that contributed to my go fund me page making this journey possible!

Madeleine D.
Thank you, mom and dad, for your love and support, and for always encouraging me to try new things.

Lauren D.
Thank you to my family and friends for all of your love and support.

Madison H.
I would like to thank my parents and sister Brielle, my grandparents Myron & Tillie Hauge and grandparent Delores Larsen. As well as Dooley's Petroleum, Strandberg Insurance Agency, Hanson & Fonkert Dental Clinic, and Redhead Creamery for sponsoring me. Thank you!

Maggie H.
Prairie Lakes Family Dentistry. The Heezen Family. Kathy Engler, Associate- RE/MAX ADVANTAGE PLUS. Dean and Muriel Pearson.

Olivia H.
I can't thank everyone enough, Holly for being the best coach, Sarah for helping me find my absolute favorite dress, Brittany for getting me into this and supporting me every step of the way, my Mom for literally everything it means so much! Connor thanks for watching "film" with me & Dad thanks for being team leader of the cheer section! I LOVE YOU GUYS!

Kaija H.
Thank you to everyone who has supported me on this confidence-building journey. I am excited and honored to participate in this year's Miss Teen Minnesota Pageant. Your support, emotionally and financially, means the world to me. Thank you.

Lillie I.
Thank you to my family for being so supportive of my dreams!

Hallie J.
Huge thank you to my mom and dad for being my biggest supporters and donators!

Olivia K.
I would like to thank my family and friends for their support and encouragement during this amazing opportunity. I would especially like to thank my parents for believing in me and for their endless hard work, so that my dream to compete for Miss Teen Minnesota could become my reality. I truly would not be here without everybody’s love and support. Thank you everyone.

Yajaira L.
I would love to thank everyone who has supported me so much and gotten me to where I am today! So many people donated to support my dreams of being in the Miss Teen Minnesota pageant, including teachers, coaches, friends, family, and even more! I am incredibly lucky to have such an amazing community. A very special thanks to my parents, brother, closest friends, and boyfriend as well. They have allowed me to believe that I can be whoever I want to become in my life. I hold them very near to my heart and I love them all so much. Thank you!

Rebecca L.
I would like to thank all my family members and close friends who have supported me through the process of preparing for the competition! I especially would like to thank my boyfriend who has shown his support by pushing me to work my hardest in order to accomplish my goals. In addition to I would like to thank my aunt who is a second mother to me. She has taught me to never give up on whatever I set my mind to, and I am so grateful for that!

Sylvia L.
A huge thank you to my coach Faith and her husband Carl for always believing in me, as well as my hair and makeup artist, Gianna, for helping me look just as confident as I feel. Another thank you to my parents, Cameron and Tim Leonard, for supporting me non-stop over the past months and throughout this competition. I would also like to thank my brothers, Tony and Ray, for always reminding me that the best person I will ever be is myself. Last, but not least, one more thank you to my best friend Izzy, for all her support and simply being there for me.

Olivia M.
A special thanks to all of those who have helped to be here today. I would like to thank the following sponsors, North land Pharmacy Services Inc, Headwaters Golf Club, Kountry Kare Storage, and the friends and family that have help me along the way. Thank you all so much.

Madison M.
I want to extend my gratitude to everyone who has helped me to prepare for this weekend's pageant. Thank you to Sarah from the Pageant Shop and thank you to Bunny. You both graciously fit me into your busy schedules and helped me to achieve the best wardrobe. Thank you to Penny and James for my gorgeous hair and make up. A huge thank you to Cheri Kennedy for being the most wonderful coach. I wouldn't be able to do this without you! I also want to thank my parents and brothers for supporting my dream and being by my side every step of the way! I love you so much!!

Grace M.
I would like to thank my family and friends for all their support, love and encouragement. Thank you for for always believing in me! Thank you to my parents for encouraging me to be my best. This dream would not become a reality without you. Thank you for always supporting my pageant journey. I love you! Grace

Samantha N.
Thank you to my mother, who has been and always will be my main sponsor and supporter along with my family and many incredible friends!! I love you all!

Consuelo N.
Thank you to my family and friends who helped me through this.

Isabella N.
I’d like to thank Quality Circuits for their generous sponsorship along with all of my friends and family that donated to my Go Fund Me! Most of all I need to thank my mom for always supporting me and being my number one fan! I love you all!

Sanyukta P.
It is my privilege to extend a warm thank you to those who have supported me. This wouldn’t have been possible without you. I’m grateful and incredibly fortunate to have a community of people who love and encourage me to be the best version of myself.

Hailey P.
I’m thanking everyone that provided me with love and support throughout my journey to get to this amazing opportunity. All the encouragement really pushed me to go the extra mile with this. I also would like to thank all the family and friends who donated money towards my registration fees. It was very helpful and I wouldn’t have been able to do it if it wasn’t for you. My parents have done so much for me leading up to this, and it means the world to me. I love and appreciate you all! Thank you so much!

Jalisa S.
Thank you to my wonderful family for supporting though this! Also, thank you to my awesome friends for supporting me as well! A huge thank you to all of my sponsors Joan Roisum, Theresa Rau, Culvers - Don Fong, Salon International, STB Screen Printing & Embroidery and the Kennedy Staff! I greatly appreciate your contributions! Thank you so much to Ms. Riebel for helping me out so much. I am so grateful for all that you've done for me!

Regan S.
A huge thank you to my sponsor Schmidt Roofing Incorporated for your generous sponsorship. I would like to thank my family for telling me to try something new and go for it and never leaving my side through this process. I would also like to thank Adam Spiker for getting my body ready for this weekend and thank you to Cheri Kennedy for teaching me how to bring out the best me!

Britany T.
I would like to give a huge thanks to all my friends, and family that supported me. It really means a lot when you know that so many people around you support you. They all mean the world to me, and I couldn't be more thankful. I am so excited to see what God has in store for me! Thanks to all that helped make this happen.

Thuy-Yen T.
I want to thank my mom, Hang, my dad Thuy, my older sister Thuy-Vy, and my younger brother Nam, for supporting me through everything and for pushing me to be the best possible version of myself. Without them, I do not what I would do. I love you guys!

Jennifer V.
I would like to thank my mom, my dad, my sister, and my brother for always being there for me and constantly encouraging me. They've always support my crazy dreams, and there have been a few. I would also like to thank my best friend Libby for helping through my tough times with the pageant. She really forced me to believe in myself. Thank You.

Hannah W.
So many people to thank for so much. Thanks Mom and Dad for everything, your endless support and confidence in me have given me the courage to try so many things. Thanks to my sisters who have always been my biggest supporters - you guys ROCK!!! Thanks Anne Marie for teaching me to walk in the highest of heals with confidence and grace. Thanks Gaire for amazing hair - you are truly the best!! Thank you to Wayne and Mary Rixmann for always supporting me in every adventure I want to try - you guys are like family to me.

Anna W.
Thank you to my friends and family for your donations and support. A special thank you to my anonymous donor, Local 1092 for generous donations and my special friend Shelby for doing my make-up.

Oriana J.
I would like to thank all the people that believed in me including my great-grandparents Konrad and Leona Wurm, Gavin Laabs, Lee Ann Mellum, Chad Mellum, Gayle Maxwell, Nicolas Esatto and Kirby Thronson. Thank you all for the love and support in this amazing journey, I hope to make you all proud!