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 2019 Contestants


Valorie B.
Thank you Mrs. Wendy from Merle Norman Cosmetics for sponsoring me both this year and last year! Thank you to my parents and all of my family that have come to support me throughout the summer!

Morgan B.
Thank you so much to my parents Mark and Sheila, as well as my sisters, friends, family and community for their encouragement, love, and support. Each of you has impacted me in an important way and it means the world to me. To everyone who has supported my Stay A-Breast fundraiser by volunteering, swimming or donating including the Fighting Angels Abreast as well as my 4-H family , thank you! Believing in me and my citizenship idea at the age of twelve is the reason it has been such a huge success and we have been able to raise over $50,000 for breast cancer.Together, we are making a difference! It is a dream for me to be here representing my community and state and I hope to make you all very proud.

Faith B.
Thank you to Chuck at Seniors by Photojeania for always making me feel like a supermodel. Thank you to Stacy and Heather DeLong at Le Chic Prom and Pageant Boutique for helping me find my personal style. I'd also like to thank Kelly Jo and Jimmy Lee for showing me how to be "confidently beautiful." Most of all thank you to my family and friends for your continued support and love.

Karlie B.
Mom, Dad, Nick & Blake ~ THANK YOU for your continuous love & support! Kelly Brown ~ Thank you for pushing me to be the best I can be in pageantry. Love you so much! Jennifer at Bombshell Fitness ~ I owe my fit and healthy lifestyle all to you! Thank you to all of my sponsors ~ Jerry Bachman, Brian's Collision Clinic, Central State Bank, Central Millwright Service, Central Print & Copy, DBE Inc., Johnson Livestock, Jack & Madonna McCarthy, Meller Insurance & Consulting, Mid-State Milling Inc., Nelson Fabrication, Nelson Grain, Thomas M. Stark DDS MSD, Thomas Farms Custom Ag

Lily B.
Thank you to my parents, family and friends for their support on this journey. Whether its fixing my dress, buckling my shoes or last minute trips for doughnuts you guys definitely keep me afloat! I'd like to give special thanks to my sponsors: Hupp Electric Motor - Your entire team is amazing and its great working with you again this year! Oscars Family Restaurant - You guys certainly know how to keep a girl from getting hangry! Thank you for your continued support! S & J Custom Hinges - Steve and Jeremy are an awesome team, thank you for your continued love! Siebke Hoyt Jewelers - Thank you for making a girl sparkle on stage! Shaw Business Valuation & Litigation Support, LLC - Thank you for taking time to support me on my journey!

Nina C.
Thank you to my wonderful family who has supported all of my passions. You always encourage me to do my best and pursue my dreams. I would not be the girl I am today if I did not have this abundant amount of love and support. I am grateful for all of the sacrifices and happiness that you guys have given me. I love you!

Regan C.
I would like to thank my family and friends for all of their support, encouragement and for believing in me and giving me the courage to make this amazing journey. I would like to thank my sponsors: 1st Iowa State Bank of Bloomfield, B&B Propane of Pulaski, Schmailzl Financial Group of Des Moines, Uncle Jeff, and Grandma & Grandpa (Judy and "Duck") Combs. I would also like to thank Lauren Bailey, Caci Brus, Joy Orwig and the Bloomfield Optimist Club for their support and Mike Rudd for the amazing photos. Last of all, I would like to thank my parents Victor and Michelle Combs for helping me get here. None of this would be possible without you.

Karissa D.
Thank you to my family and friends for your support!

Jasmine D.
Thank you to my mother for supporting me and helping me every step if the way and my Step- Dad Jesus Vargas. Thank you to my Aunt for helping me raise the money and to our family business Express Home Cleaning for Sponsoring me as well. And thank you to the many people who gave small donations that added up in such a big way to make this possible.

Samantha D.
Thank you to my friends and family for your amazing amount of support and encouragement!

Tia D.
Everyone that I know has supported me all the way, especially my family. A special thanks to my sister, Shaina, she is the one who got me interested because she was in a pageant once. I wouldn’t have made it this far without my sponsors. My sponsors just about covered all of my fees. My sponsors were North Liberty Clinic of Chiropractic, Hills Bank, Rocky O’Brien’s, State Farm, Rage Grafix, Shear Encounters, Doug McKay, Heidi Fay, Melissa Gentry-Bright, Linda Pazos, Jeremy and Chris Rodgers, and my biggest supporter, my Mom, Jodi Dunn. Thank you to everyone that said congratulations, donated, or supported me, I couldn’t have done it without you.

Alexis F.
Dark side tint, Southeast iowa aluminum foundry, Driftwood, Grandma and grandma Nichols and Jordan

Fabiola G.
Goodevening, my name is Fabiola Gamboa-Garcia. Two years ago Kelly Brown told me to consider doing the Miss Teen Iowa Pageant. In a year I took her up on that offer and in within time she taught me true confidence from beauty within. I would as well like to give a huge thank you to my two parents who have faught long and hard to let me have a wonderful life. Having two parents who are immigrants helps me take this opportunity to spread awareness for immigrants all over. I’d like to thank my makeup artist Amberly Dal who has been truly wonderful and taught me knowledge is power. I’d lastly like to thank my family in Mexico for gifting me with their support even from miles away. I’m truly thankful for everyone who has always supported.

Kaeja G.
Thank you Uncle John, Aunt Dede, Uncle Travis, Papa Sullivan, Sullivan Supply and Sullivan Seed for your donations. Another special thank you to Nana Marilyn, Papa Denis, Nana Cookie, Papa Winston, Lauren Bown Photography and all of my family and friends who supported me. I love you all very much.

Alexandra G.
I would like to thank my friends and family for supporting and loving me unconditionally through this journey.Thank you Dick Wicked Motorcycle Shop for being an amazing sponsor. The support you have given me has been amazing! I would also like to thank Sarah's Bridal Gallery for helping me find my perfect dress and Photographic Memories for my lovely headshot.

Olivia G.
Thank you so much to Lunning Chapel, my family, friends and teachers for their unconditional support, encouragement, enthusiasm and love during this very exciting time in my life!

Caitlin H.
I would love to express how grateful I am for everyone that has given me support towards this amazing opportunity. Another huge thank you to everyone that has sponsored me, it means a lot. Thank you to my mom and dad, my grandparents, brother, aunts, uncle, cousins, and also huge thank you to the businesses that sponsored me, Tri-Mark and Boeding Spelts Dentistry. It means a lot to me that you all have so much confidence in me! I hope to make you all proud! Again thank you to everyone that has showed support during this exciting opportunity.

Kristen H.
Family and Friends

Bianca L.
I would like to thank my family, without them none of this would be possible. I would also like to thank my friends for giving me support and believing throughout this journey.

Jocelynn L.
I would just like to give a special thanks to everyone in my family who has supported me in one way, or another with this year's pageant. I would also like to thank all of my friends for doing everything they could to help me get to where I'm at. Each and every one of you mean so much to me!

Julianah L.
I would like to thank my family and friends for believing in me! You guys are truly the best and I couldn't of done this without you! I love you all so very much! XOXO, Julianah

Jordan M.
I would like to thank everyone for their support and encouragement on this adventurous journey.

Naima M.
From Mommy and KJ your dad would be SO proud of you. We love you! #blackgirlmagic From Teresa and family WE LOVE YOU in honor of Diana. Dad and Erica Love you! Big mama says GO NAIMA! Anita Garrison - We are so proud of you! #blackgirlmagic Janelle Biel Melohn - Get em Girl! #blackgirlmagic Kimberly Graham - Go get it Naima! #blackgirlmagic Nkeba Bell- Good Luck! Blackgirlmagic Reyma Mccoy McDeid - SO excited for Naima! #Blackgirlmagic Gretchen Brown-Waech - I'm in awe of your bravery in putting yourself out there! I wish you every bit of luck, which you don't need because #BlackGirlMagic ??Stephanie Sheridan I loved doing that pageant. Great to see you stepping up and out for change. Grace Beil Call GO NAIMA #blackgirlmagic

Gabriella N.
Thank you to everyone who helped me get to where I am today. Your love and support is appreciated more than you will ever know.

Victoria P.
I would like to thank my mom and dad for their continued support of me throughout this journey. Their love and support mean the world to me!

Erin P.
Thank you to all of my friends and family who loved and supported me throughout this whole process. Also a huge thank you to Mid-States Millwright Builders, Inc. and Mid-States Material Handling Fabrication, Inc. for sponsoring me.

Haylee P.
I would like to thank my family, friends, and coach for all their support and allowing me the opportunity to compete for Miss Teen Iowa, USA. I appreciate everything you all have done for me.

Jesenia S.
Thank you so much to all of my sponsors who have been supporting me endlessly throughout my journey. I am so thankful for all the love and support from each and every one of you! Thank you Kelly Brown for coaching me. Fels Photo and Retouch for my headshot. Kari and stylists from Valor and Violet for doing my hair. Beauty of all faces for doing my makeup. And Finally, My mom and dad for supporting me every way possible!

Caitlynn S.
I would like to thank everyone who helped me get here. I want to say a special thank you to my sponsors: CD Insulation, Farmers Trust and Savings Bank, Laura VonKampen Photography and Younique by Melanie Ann.

Taylor S.
I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone that has ever supported me and has helped to shape me into the individual I am today. From mentors, to friends, to most importantly my family, I would not be where I am without the love, guidance, and leadership they have offered me. I am especially thankful to my parents for teaching me to dream big and always pushing me to do the things I love. Their constant support has helped me to not only believe in myself but to believe in others as well. It is because of them that I am able to cherish every moment, and appreciate all of the things life has to offer. Thank you to everyone in my life that has always stood behind me, and believed in me when I didn't even believe in myself.

Neeley S.
I would not have been able to be here with out help from my friends at Glens Tire Service in Clear lake, Kris Christensen from Dance Unlimited, and my family with their financial and emotional support. Thank you guys! ~Neeley

Suzanne T.
Thank you to all of those who have supported me and my hard work. Your love and grace make everything possible.

Reese T.
I would like to thank Catylist Real Estate Software Inc. and Marten/Davis Real Estate for their generous sponsorship. I also want to thank my family for all of their love and support and encouragement!

Tanay T.
Thankfully, I blessed enough to not need sponsors to pay for my pageant. Instead, I want to thank my parents; Todd and Tammy Tollufsen. I also want to say thank you to my friends and the rest of my family for helping me make decisions for the 2018 Miss Teen Iowa Pageant.

Baylee V.
I want to say thanks to my mom and dad, Pj zyzanski, Becky and Pete Bales, Kurtis and Caroline Fricke, Tim Mineart, Van Patten Farms, Charlie and April Manning, Curt Stevenson, and Joel and Chelsee Trout. I am so blessed to have each and everyone of you in my life. I am forever grateful. Thank you, Baylee Van Patten, "Boo"

Kenedy W.
Thank you so much to my parents who have believed and supported and loved me every step of the way. I also want to thank my grandparents too for supporting and loving me too. Of course I want to Thank God for all my blessings too.