PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas, July 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Kamie Crawford, Miss Maryland Teen USA, was crowned Miss Teen USA 2010 last evening at the beautiful Atlantis, Paradise Island in the Bahamas on July 24, 2010. The 17-year-old winner is from Potomac, MD. The Miss Teen USA® pageant was streamed online to a worldwide audience at www.missteenusa.com and at www.seventeen.com.
Miss USA 2008, Crystle Stewart, and Seth Goldman of NBC's "Entertainment Buzz" emceed this year's pageant. Outgoing Miss Teen USA 2009, Stormi Henley, debuted her anticipated single "Quite Like Me" during this year's show, marking the beauty's first worldwide musical performance.
This year's distinguished panel of judges included: Chuck LaBella, Emmy-nominated producer associated with shows such as "The Celebrity Apprentice" and "Last Comic Standing"; Fred Nelson, President of People's Choice and oversees the People's Choice Awards; Michelle Malcolm, President of Michelle Malcolm and Associates and producer of the Miss Bahamas Beauty Pageant; Chet Buchanan, radio and television personality, creator and host of Las Vegas' top-rated radio show "Chet Buchanan & The Morning Zoo"; Heather Kerzner, Ambassador of Kerzner International; and Eva Chen, Beauty and Health Director, Teen Vogue.
Throughout the event, the contestants competed in three categories: swimsuit, evening gown and interview. Stormi Henley, Miss Teen USA 2009, crowned her successor at the conclusion of the two-hour live event.
Lexi Atkins, Miss Illinois Teen USA, who will assume the duties of
Miss Teen USA 2010 if for some reason she cannot fulfill her responsibilities.
Second Runner-Up: Emma Baker, Miss California Teen USA
Third Runner-Up: Angelina Nichole Layton, Miss Utah Teen USA
Fourth Runner-Up: Haley Brook Sowers, Miss Mississippi Teen USA
- Megan Burgess, Miss Arkansas Teen USA
- Beth Ridgeway, Miss Alabama Teen USA
- Camilla Cyr, Miss Washington Teen USA
- Thatiana Diaz, Miss New York Teen USA
- Kristen Rose, Miss Tennessee Teen USA
- Taylor Hubbard, Miss Kentucky Teen USA
- Alyssa Rivera, Miss Florida Teen USA
- Caroline Scott, Miss Wyoming Teen USA
- Kandis Holt, Miss Oklahoma Teen USA
- Jacqueline Carroll, Miss Virginia Teen USA
Miss Congeniality Teen USA® Award: Hosanna Kabakoro, Miss Idaho Teen USA. The award reflects the respect and admiration of the delegate's peers, who voted for her as the most congenial, charismatic and inspirational participant. Miss Photogenic Teen USA® Award: Chelsea Morgensen, Miss Texas Teen USA. This year, for the first time, fans had the opportunity to vote online at www.PeoplesChoice.com for the delegate who best connected with her audience through a photograph. Chelsea was chosen by 100,000 online voters.
The MISS TEEN USA® 2010 prize package includes: custom diamond tiara and jewelry created by Diamond Nexus Labs; a two-year scholarship from the New York Film Academy worth more than $100,000 dollars to its acting or film-making programs; an evening gown wardrobe designed by Sherri Hill; a year's worth of cosmetics by Pursuit of the Crown; year-long supply of Farouk Systems products and tools; a six-day/five-night vacation for two, including airfare, at Atlantis, Paradise Island, Bahamas; a $500 gift certificate to Jamye Shaw swimwear; training sessions at Gravity Fitness and hair services from John Barrett Salon; modeling portfolio by leading fashion photographer Fadil Berisha; professional media/public relations representation by Rubenstein Public Relations in New York City; consultations with professional health and nutritionist Tanya Zuckerbrot, dermatology and skincare services by Dr. Cheryl Thellman-Karcher and dental services by Dr. Jan Linhart, D.D.S.; access to various New York City events including movie premiers and screenings, Broadway shows and launch parties; consultations with a fashion stylist and access to a personal appearance wardrobe; casting opportunities and professional representation by the Miss Universe Organization; extensive travel opportunities representing sponsors and charitable partners; professional representation by the Miss Universe Organization to further her personal and professional goals.
Tune-in and watch as the next Miss Universe® is crowned live on NBC on Monday, August 23rd at 9:00 p.m. ET from Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas!
About MISS TEEN USA®
The Miss Universe Organization, producers of the MISS UNIVERSE®, MISS USA® and MISS TEEN USA® pageants, is a Donald J. Trump and NBC Universal joint venture. Miss Teen USA spends her year building relationships with organizations devoted to education and action, such as Best Buddies, D.A.R.E., Girl Talk, Sparrow Clubs and Project Sunshine. For more information visit: www.missteenusa.com.
Follow Miss Teen USA®:
- Facebook: www.facebook.com/OfficialMissTeenUSA
- YouTube: www.youtube.com/OfficialMissTeenUSA
- Twitter: @TheRealTeenUSA
- Blogs: www.missuniverse.com/missteenusa/blogs/index
About Atlantis, Paradise Island resort, The Bahamas
Atlantis, Paradise Island is the flagship resort of Kerzner International, a leading international developer and operator of destination resorts, casinos and luxury hotels. This unique, ocean-themed destination is located on Paradise Island, The Bahamas, and features a variety of accommodations, all built around a 140-acre waterscape comprised of over 20 million gallons of fresh and saltwater lagoons, pools and habitats. Home to the largest open-air marine habitat in the world – second only to Mother Nature – there are over 50,000 marine animals in lagoons and displays, including The Dig, a maze of underwater corridors and passageways providing a journey through ancient Atlantis. Atlantis unveiled AQUAVENTURE, a non-stop water experience consisting of thrilling new water slides, a mile-long river ride with high intensity rapids and wave surges, and never-before-seen special effects. Dolphin Cay was created with the goal of enlightening visitors about the wonders of these remarkable ocean inhabitants. The Cove Atlantis, a 600-room resort, features oversized rooms with a step down living space, spectacular designs by acclaimed interior architects Jeffrey Beers and David Rockwell, unprecedented services and amenities, private all-adult and family pools, lavish cabanas and breathtaking views of the ocean. Atlantis is also known as THE culinary destination in The Caribbean with a collection of restaurants from world-renowned chefs including Nobu Matsuhisa, Jean-Georges Vongerichten, Bobby Flay and Angelo Elia. The resort boasts an impressive collection of luxury boutiques and shops and the largest conference center, meeting and convention facilities in The Caribbean. For further information about Atlantis, Paradise Island; telephone 954-809-2000, or visit Atlantis.com. For reservations, call your travel agent or 800-ATLANTIS.
Image: Kamie Crawford of Potomac, Maryland receives her new sash from Rima Fakih, Miss USA 2010 after being announced Miss Teen USA 2010 from ATLANTIS, Paradise Island, in the Bahamas Saturday, July 24, 2010.
Kamie Crawford, Miss Maryland Teen USA 2010, reacts after being crowned Miss Teen USA 2010 by Stormi Bree Henley, Miss Teen USA 2009 from ATLANTIS, Paradise Island, in the Bahamas Saturday, July 24, 2010.
She will spend her year-long reign making special appearances on behalf of the Miss Universe Organization, its sponsors and affiliated charities.
- Paradise Island Resort
- The Bahamas
- Miss Teen USA
- Miss Congeniality Teen USA Award
- Hosanna Kabakoro
- Miss Idaho Teen USA
- Miss Photogenic Teen USA Award
- Chelsea Morgensen
- Miss Texas Teen USA
- Kamie Crawford
- Miss Maryland Teen USA
- Miss Teen USA 2010
- First Runner-Up Miss Teen USA
- Lexi Atkins
- Miss Illinois Teen USA
- Second Runner-Up
- Emma Baker
- Miss California Teen USA
- Third Runner-Up
- Angelina Nichole Layton
- Miss Utah Teen USA
- Haley Brook Sowers
- Miss Mississippi Teen USA
- Megan Burgess
- Miss Arkansas Teen USA
- Beth Ridgeway
- Miss Alabama Teen USA
- Camilla Cyr
- Miss Washington Teen USA
- Thatiana Diaz
- Miss New York Teen USA
- Kristen Rose
- Miss Tennessee Teen USA
- Taylor Hubbard
- Miss Kentucky Teen USA
- Alyssa Rivera
- Miss Florida Teen USA
- Caroline Scott
- Miss Wyoming Teen USA
- Kandis Holt
- Miss Oklahoma Teen USA
- Jacqueline Carroll
- Miss Virginia Teen USA