The 2019 Miss Utah Scholarship Competition features 53 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 2019. The Miss Utah Competition is the official state preliminary to Miss America.
The Miss Utah 2019 competition is the official preliminary competition for the state of Utah for the Miss America 2020 competition. A new Miss Utah 2019 was selected on June 15, 2019 and will have the opportunity to represent Utah at the Miss America 2020 competition. Dexonna Talbot was selected as Miss Utah 2019.
The Top 5 finalists at Miss Utah 2019 were:
1st Runner-up: Hannah Sterling
2nd Runner-up: Sasha Sloan
3rd Runner-up: Alexa Knutzen
4th Runner-up: Maren Cline
The Top 12 finalists at Miss Utah 2019 were:
The preliminary and people’s choice awards at the Miss Utah 2019 competition were:
Talent Awards: Anna Sun, Maren Cline, Dexonna Talbot, Hannah Sterling, and Kaylee Mahoney
People’s Choice Winner: Elle Habibian
Preliminary Competition Night 1 – hosted by Miss Utah 2014, Karlie Major Arave
Preliminary Competition Night 2 – hosted by Miss Utah 1985, Gina Larsen Du Pre
Preliminary Competition Night 3 – hosted by Miss Utah 2012, Kara Arnold Applegate
Final Competition Night – hosted by Shawn Mortensen