Miss Texas Teen USA, Danielle Doty, Crowned Miss Teen USA 2011
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas/PRNewswire/ — Miss Texas Teen USA, Danielle Doty, was crowned Miss Teen USA 2011 this past Saturday at the beautiful Atlantis, Paradise Island in the Bahamas on July 16, 2011. The 18-year-old winner is from Harlingen, Texas. The MISS TEEN USA® pageant was streamed online to a worldwide audience of over 100,000 viewers at www.missteenusa.com and www.seventeen.com.
Las Vegas-based radio and television personality, Chet Buchanan and Miss Teen USA 2005 and newly named sports reporter for “Fox8 News,” Allie LaForce, hosted this year’s pageant. Reigning Miss Kentucky USA, Kia Hampton, performed her original song written by R&B artist Ne-Yo, Better Be Ready.
This year’s distinguished panel of judges included: Katherine Schwarzenegger, bestselling author who published her first book in 2010 entitled Rock What You’ve Got; People’s Choice Awards President, Fred Nelson; celebrity dermatologist Dr. Cheryl Karcher; former head of MTV’s East Coast Talent & Series Development, Vinnie Potestivo; Senior Vice President of Special Events and Entertainment for Kerzner International, Michele Wiltshire; producer of Art Zulu, Lora Flaugh; and entertainment and fashion guru, BJ Coleman.
Throughout the event, the contestants competed in three categories: swimsuit, evening gown and interview. Kamie Crawford, Miss Teen USA 2010, crowned her successor at the conclusion of the two-hour live event.
|First Runner-Up:||Miss North Dakota Teen USA, Audra Mari, will assume the duties of
Miss Teen USA 2011 if for some reason the winner cannot fulfill
|Third Runner – Up:||Miss Kansas Teen USA, Taylor Clark|
|Fourth Runner-Up:||Miss Missouri Teen USA, Sydnee Stottlemyre|
|Top Fifteen:||Miss Colorado Teen USA, Caley-Rae Pavillard|
|Miss Georgia Teen USA , Kristen O’Neal Robinson|
|Miss Indiana Teen USA , Jessica Buch|
|Miss Maine Teen USA, Alexis Mcilwain|
|Miss Maryland Teen USA, Kirsten Nicholson|
|Miss Minnesota Teen USA, Hannah Corbett|
|Miss New Jersey Teen USA, Savannah Schechter|
|Miss Pennsylvania Teen USA, Madison Longstreth|
|Miss South Carolina Teen USA, Keyla Childs|
|Miss West Virginia Teen USA, Susan King|
People’s Choice Miss Photogenic Teen USA™ Award: Miss Hawaii Teen USA, Courtney Coleman. This year over 172,000 fans voted online at www.PeoplesChoice.com for the delegate who best connected with her audience through a photograph. Courtney received the People’s Choice Miss Photogenic Teen USA™ Award, and will walk the red carpet at the 2012 People’s Choice Awards in Los Angeles.
Miss Congeniality Teen USA ™ Award: Miss New Jersey Teen USA, Savannah Schechter. This award reflects the respect and admiration of the delegate’s peers, who voted for her as the most congenial, charismatic and inspirational participant.
The Miss Teen USA 2011 prize package includes: a year’s worth of hair care products and tools from Farouk Systems; eveningwear wardrobe by Sherri Hill ; new custom diamond tiara and jewelry designed by Diamond Nexus Labs; two-year scholarship (including housing) from the New York Film Academy; a year’s worth of cosmetics from Pursuit of the Crown Cosmetics; year long salary as Miss Teen USA; six-day/five-night vacation for two, including airfare, at Atlantis, Paradise Island, Bahamas ; personal services including membership to Gravity Fitness and hair services from John Barrett Salon ; modeling portfolio by leading fashion photographer Fadil Berisha ; consultation with Miss Universe Organization’s Fashion Consultant, Alisha Crutchfield and access to a personal appearance wardrobe; professional media/public relations representation by Rubenstein Public Relations in New York City; dermatology and skincare services provided by Dr. Cheryl Thellman-Karcher ; professional health and nutrition consultation by Tanya Zuckerbrot, MS, RD; dental services by Dr. Jan Linhart, D.D.S.; casting opportunities and professional representation by the Miss Universe Organization; extensive travel opportunities representing sponsors and charitable partners; access to various New York City events, including movie premieres and screenings, Broadway shows and launch parties.
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