The 2017 Miss Utah Scholarship Competition features 54 of Utah’s most dynamic women from all corners of the state. Each candidate brings talent, intelligence, and poise to the Miss Utah stage. Over the four-night competition, these accomplished women will compete in the areas of talent, on-stage question, evening wear, and social impact initiative. Tens of thousands of scholarship dollars are awarded for excellence in academics, service, and artistic expression. After three nights of preliminaries, the judges will narrow down the group to a Top 12, who will compete for the job of a lifetime – Miss Utah 2017. The Miss Utah Competition is the official state preliminary to Miss America.
The Miss Utah 2017 competition is the official preliminary competition for the state of Utah for the Miss America 2018 competition. A new Miss Utah 2017 will have the opportunity to represent Utah at the Miss America 2018 competition. JessiKate Riley was selected as Miss Utah 2017.
The Top 5 finalists at Miss Utah 2017 were:
First Runner-up: Jesse Craig
Second Runner-up: Alexa Knutzen
Third Runner-up: Madison Monson
Fourth Runner-up: Whitney Gillman
The Top 12 finalists at Miss Utah 2017 were:
Additional Awards for the Miss Utah 2017 pageant were:
People's Choice Alexandra Burrola
Night One Preliminary Winners
Lifestyle & Fitness Preliminary Winner Jesse Craig
Talent Preliminary Winner Meganne Ferrel