The 2018 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 2018. The Miss Utah Competition is the official state preliminary to Miss America.
The Miss Utah 2018 competition is the official preliminary competition for the state of Utah for the Miss America 2019 competition. A new Miss Utah 2018 will have the opportunity to represent Utah at the Miss America 2019 competition. Jesse Craig was selected as Miss Utah 2018.
The Top 5 finalists at Miss Utah 2018 were:
1st Runner-up: Miriam Hall
2nd Runner-up: Alexa Knutzen
3rd Runner-up: Amanda Flinders
4th Runner-up: Dexonna Talbot
The Top 12 finalists at Miss Utah 2018 were:
Additional Awards for the Miss Utah 2018 pageant were:
Spirit of Miss Utah: Miss Eagle Mountain, Sara Hafen ($200 scholarship)
CMNH Miracle Maker Award: Miss King’s Peak, Kamri Campbell ($250 scholarship)
Glenn Harmon Instrumental Music Awards:
Miss Greater Salt Lake, Lizzy Palmatier ($500 scholarship)
Miss Timpanogos, Jesse Craig ($500 scholarship)
The Miss America Academic Scholarship: Miss Cache Valley, Emily Robinson ($1,000 scholarship)
The Miss America Community Service Scholarship: Miss Kaysville/Fruit Heights, Bree Christopherson ($1,000 scholarship)