MISS AMERICA 1981

1980 September 6
50 entries

Results
1  OKLAHOMA - Susan Powell
2  ALABAMA - Paige Phillips
3  (tied) MISSISSIPPI - Donna Pope
3  (tied) NEW JERSEY - Therese Hanley
5  ARKANSAS - Lencola Sullivan

Semi-finalists
CONNECTICUT - Jeanne Caruso
NEW YORK - Cheryl Flanagan
OHIO - Kathleen Vernon
TEXAS - Terri Eoff
WASHINGTON - Doris Janell Hayes

Remainder
ALASKA - Sandra Lashbrook
ARIZONA - Brenda Strong
CALIFORNIA - Robin Brooks
COLORADO - Kimberly Christiansen
DELAWARE - Andrea Lee Dickerson
FLORIDA - Caroline Dungan
GEORGIA - Crystal Smith
HAWAII - Keone Cook
IDAHO - Leslie Taylor
ILLINOIS - Blythe Sawyer
INDIANA - Teri Kardatzke
IOWA - Jane Patton
KANSAS - Leann Folsom
KENTUCKY - Daphne Cochran
LOUISIANA - Martha Crews
MAINE - Valerie Crooker
MARYLAND - Lisa Daskal
MASSACHUSETTS - Amy Linder
MICHIGAN - Heidi Hepler
MINNESOTA - Debra Goodwin
MISSOURI - Carla LeFevre
MONTANA - Lilly Cruise
NEBRASKA - Paula Louise Mitchell
NEVADA - Phyllis Hamlin
NEW HAMPSHIRE - Diane McGarry
NEW MEXICO - Teresa Anderson
NORTH CAROLINA - Janet Ward Black
NORTH DAKOTA - Karen Moe
OREGON - Teresa Richardson
PENNSYLVANIA - Anita Ellen Patton
RHODE ISLAND - Dawn Potter
SOUTH CAROLINA - Donna Jewell
SOUTH DAKOTA - Carol Barnett
TENNESSEE - Sara Leonard
UTAH - Jean Bullard
VERMONT - Carole Spolar
VIRGINIA - Holly Jerene
WEST VIRGINIA - Pamela Paugh
WISCONSIN - Dana Spychalla
WYOMING - Susan Pennington

MISS AMERICA 1982

1981  September 11
50 entries

Results
1  ARKANSAS - Elizabeth Grace Ward
2  ILLINOIS - Sandra Truitt
3  GEORGIA - Kristl Anne Evans
4  INDIANA - Pamela Carlberg
5  TEXAS - Sheri Ryman

Semi-finalists
MISSISSIPPI - Karen Hopson
NEW YORK - Suzanne Alexander
OREGON - Julie Ross
UTAH - Jonelle Smith
WISCONSIN - Keungsuk Kim

Remainder
ALABAMA - Phoebe Stone
ALASKA - Laura Trollan
ARIZONA - Sarah Tattersall
CALIFORNIA - Cheryl Vancleave
COLORADO - Lynnette Jessen
CONNECTICUT - Virginia Reichardt
DELAWARE - Jodi Meade Graham
FLORIDA - Susan Dean Herman
HAWAII - Pamela Iwalani Offer
IDAHO - Stephanie Kambitsch
IOWA - Darla Vesta Blocker
KANSAS - Dawn Holmstrom
KENTUCKY - Sheri Copeland
LOUISIANA - Donese Worden
MAINE - Kathleen Jarrell
MARYLAND - Robin Harmon
MASSACHUSETTS - Deborah Salois
MICHIGAN - Gwen Brown
MINNESOTA - Elizabeth Ruyak
MISSOURI - Theresa McDonnell
MONTANA - Sue Harris
NEBRASKA - Jill Pershing
NEVADA - Suzanne Bowman
NEW HAMPSHIRE - Natalie Dawn Oliver
NEW JERSEY - Debra Eileen Naley
NEW MEXICO - Lynn Lawson
NORTH CAROLINA - Lynn Marie Williford
NORTH DAKOTA - Stacie Anfinson
OHIO - Juliana Marie Zilba
OKLAHOMA - April Lynn Clayton
PENNSYLVANIA - Jill Shaffer
RHODE ISLAND - Kathleen Cryan
SOUTH CAROLINA - Jill Rankin
SOUTH DAKOTA - Pennisue Largent
TENNESSEE - Angelina Johnson
VERMONT - Kimberly Nestle
VIRGINIA - Vicky Pulliam
WASHINGTON - Kristine Elizabeth Weitz
WEST VIRGINIA - Candy Cohen
WYOMING - Keri Borgaard

MISS AMERICA 1983

1982  September 1
50 entries

Results
1  CALIFORNIA - Debra Sue Maffett
2  TENNESSEE - Desiree Denise Daniels (
USA
84)
3  MISSISSIPPI - Dianne Evans
4  ALABAMA - Yolanda Teresa Fernandez
5  OKLAHOMA - Nancy Chapman

Semi-finalists
ARIZONA - Debra Ann Daniels
ARKANSAS - Mary Stuart
GEORGIA - Bobbie Eakes
KENTUCKY - Gwendolyn Witten
MINNESOTA - Laurie Saarinen

Remainder
ALASKA - Kristan Sapp
COLORADO - Deborah Kay Davids
CONNECTICUT - Kelly Slater
DELAWARE - Nancy Ellen Farley
FLORIDA - Deanna Pitman
HAWAII - Gale Lee Thomas
IDAHO - Lisa Eaton
ILLINOIS - Jaleigh Jeffers
INDIANA - Ilona Conway
IOWA - Linda Lee Simon
KANSAS - Lisa Marie Berwick
LOUISIANA - Bobbie Lynn Candler
MAINE - Rebecca Beck
MARYLAND - Lynne Graham
MASSACHUSETTS - Lisa Scorgie
MICHIGAN - Kathy Lou Pennington
MISSOURI - Julie Phillips
MONTANA - Kim Knauf
NEBRASKA - Sandra Haschke
NEVADA - Kim King
NEW HAMPSHIRE - Amy Bowker
NEW JERSEY - Christina Shone
NEW MEXICO - Cindy Friesen
NEW YORK - Eileen Diane Clark
NORTH CAROLINA - Elizabeth Gray Williams
NORTH DAKOTA - Jeana Wolf
OHIO - Debra Gombert
OREGON - Laura Matthys
PENNSYLVANIA - Laurie Ann Hixenbaugh
RHODE ISLAND - Cynthia Crook
SOUTH CAROLINA - Julia Diane Hill
SOUTH DAKOTA - Tara Meyerink
TEXAS - Gloria Gilbert
UTAH - Cindy Quinn
VERMONT - Jill Wyckoff
VIRGINIA - Beverly Cooke
WASHINGTON - Monica Hard
WEST VIRGINIA - Kelly Lea Anderson
WISCONSIN - Gail Marie Soller
WYOMING - Janie Hertzler

MISS AMERICA 1984

1983  September 17
50 entries

Results
1  NEW YORK - Vanessa Lynn Williams   (resigned 1984  July 23)
2  NEW JERSEY - Suzette Charles  (became Miss America 1984)
3  ALABAMA - Pam Battles
4  MISSISSIPPI - Wanda Gayle Geddie
5  OHIO - Pamela Helena Rigas

Semi-finalists
FLORIDA - Kimberly Ann Boyce
KENTUCKY - Lynn Whitney Thompson
MISSOURI - Barbara Webster (USA 86)
NEBRASKA - Kristin Leigh Lowenberg
TEXAS - Dana Rogers

Remainder
ALASKA - Jennifer Smith
ARIZONA - Jennifer Nichols
ARKANSAS - Regina Hopper
CALIFORNIA - Shari Ann Moskau
COLORADO - Melanie Ann Scott
CONNECTICUT - Dakeita Vanderburg
DELAWARE - Tammy Renee Copeland
GEORGIA - Tania Dakeita
HAWAII - Wendy Sue Nelson
IDAHO - Elaine Pack
ILLINOIS - Becky Bush
INDIANA - Mary Therese Schultz
IOWA - Karri Lynn Nussle
KANSAS - Laura Lynn Watters
LOUISIANA - Miriam Gauthier
MAINE - Brenda Jean Theriault
MARYLAND - Amy Elizabeth Keys
MASSACHUSETTS - Holly Mayer
MICHIGAN - Denise Gehman
MINNESOTA - Vicki Plaster
MONTANA - Laurie Christine Nelson
NEVADA - Kim Pacini
NEW HAMPSHIRE - Monica Jane Rastallis
NEW MEXICO - Mai Therese Shanley  (Miss USA 1984)
NORTH CAROLINA - Deneen Graham
NORTH DAKOTA - Phyllis Hankey
OKLAHOMA - Trelynda Kerr
OREGON - Stephanie Gill Wymer
PENNSYLVANIA - Jennifer Eshelman
RHODE ISLAND - Pamela Jo Hoff
SOUTH CAROLINA - Dalia Mercedes Garcia
SOUTH DAKOTA - LaRonda Lundin
TENNESSEE - Moira Alice Kaye
UTAH - Lynn Lambert
VERMONT - Juliet Ann Lambert
VIRGINIA - Lisa Aliff
WASHINGTON - Jennifer Lee Havlin
WEST VIRGINIA - Andrea Lynn Patrick
WISCONSIN - Wendy Lynn Wagner
WYOMING - Heather Wallace

MISS AMERICA 1985

1984  September 15
51 entries

Results
1  UTAH - Sharlene Wells
2  OHIO - Melissa Bradley
3  MISSISSIPPI - Katharine “Kathy” Clare Manning  (USA 87)
4  MINNESOTA - Lauren Susan Green
5  TEXAS - Tamara Hext

Semi-finalists
HAWAII - Debbie Nakenelua
KENTUCKY - Kelly Lin Brumagen
MASSACHUSETTS - Margaret Marie O'Brien
NEW YORK - Mary-Ann Farrell
TENNESSEE - Shelley Susan Mangrum

Remainder
ALABAMA - Tammy Little
ALASKA - Maryline Blackburn
ARIZONA - Rhonda White
ARKANSAS - Lisa Stevens
CALIFORNIA - Donna Cherry
COLORADO - Lisa Frees
CONNECTICUT - Joanne Caruso
DELAWARE - Nancy Lynne Ball
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA - Desiree Keating
FLORIDA - Lisa Valdez
GEORGIA - Camille Bentley
IDAHO - Patty Hoag
ILLINOIS - Ruth Booker
INDIANA - Cynthia Yantis
IOWA - Debra Deitering
KANSAS - Nancy Lee Cobb
LOUISIANA - Anita Whitaker
MAINE - Lisa Johnson
MARYLAND - Mary Haroth
MICHIGAN - Barbara Jean Crandall
MISSOURI - Anna Schell
MONTANA - Michele Larson
NEBRASKA - Alison Lennee Boyd
NEVADA - LeAnna Grant
NEW HAMPSHIRE - Corinne Lucier
NEW JERSEY - Patricia "Patty" LaTerra
NEW MEXICO - Trina Collins
NORTH CAROLINA - Francesca Adler
NORTH DAKOTA - Callie Northagen
OKLAHOMA - Juli Sunday
OREGON - Renee Bagley
PENNSYLVANIA - Gina Major
RHODE ISLAND - Joanna Minisce
SOUTH CAROLINA - Vicki Harrell
SOUTH DAKOTA - Debra Cleveland
VERMONT - Lorrie Glosick
VIRGINIA - Susan Carter Parker
WASHINGTON - Rebecca Wood
WEST VIRGINIA - Melanne Pennington
WISCONSIN - Barbara Mullally
WYOMING - Annie Easterbrook

MISS AMERICA 1986

1985  September 14
51 entries

Results
1  MISSISSIPPI - Susan Diane Akin
2  SOUTH CAROLINA - Sherry Annette Thrift
3  TEXAS - Jonna Fitzgerald
4  WASHINGTON - Clemencia “Honey” Castro
5  ALABAMA - Angela Tower

Semi-finalists
INDIANA - Laurie Broderick
KENTUCKY - Laurie Janine Keller
MICHIGAN - Alecia Rae Masalkoski
NEW MEXICO - Valerie Joy Faber
OHIO - Suellen Cochran

Remainder
ALASKA - Kristina Christopher-Taylor
ARIZONA - Diane Lynn Martin  (2nd RU USA 87)
ARKANSAS - Christi Taunton
CALIFORNIA - Lisa Davenport
COLORADO - Linda Trimmer
CONNECTICUT - Lorine Guagenti
DELAWARE - Lisa Anne Patrick
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA - Cherie A. Ward
FLORIDA - Monica Bruni Farrell  (3rd RU USA 88)
GEORGIA - Samantha Mohr
HAWAII - Jeanne Miyamoto
IDAHO - Nanette South
ILLINOIS - Karen Moncrieff
IOWA - Sherri Bowman
KANSAS - Carolyn Ho Kirgis
LOUISIANA - Carol Carter
MAINE - Mary Nightingale
MARYLAND - Jennifer Charlton
MASSACHUSETTS - Lisa Kleypas
MINNESOTA - Elizabeth Hunter
MISSOURI - Lisa Coverdale
MONTANA - Julie Culbertson
NEBRASKA - Julie Meusburger
NEVADA - Sonja Nall
NEW HAMPSHIRE - Tami Brisebois
NEW JERSEY - Toni Georgiana
NEW YORK - Jill Privateer
NORTH CAROLINA - Joni Bena Parker
NORTH DAKOTA - Elizabeth Ann Jaeger  (USA 88)
OKLAHOMA - Felicia Ferguson
OREGON - Dana Marie Kocks
PENNSYLVANIA - Lea Schiazza
RHODE ISLAND - Lori Ann Boucher
SOUTH DAKOTA - Amy DeHeer
TENNESSEE - Sonya Pleasant
UTAH - Gina Larsen
VERMONT - Erica Van Der Linde
VIRGINIA - Kimberly Lynn Johnson
WEST VIRGINIA - Rebecca Porterfield
WISCONSIN - Mary Kay Anderson
WYOMING - Tamra Jo Dereemer

MISS AMERICA 1987

1986 September 13
51 entries

Results
1  TENNESSEE - Kellye Cash
2  VIRGINIA - Julianne Smith
3  SOUTH CAROLINA - Dawn Elizabeth Smith
4  MICHIGAN - Kelly Lynn Garver
5  MISSOURI - Tamara Lynn Tungate

Semi-finalists
ALABAMA - Angela Callahan
ARKANSAS - Julie Anne Russell
GEORGIA - Marlesa Ball
MISSISSIPPI - Kimberly McGuffee
TEXAS - Stephany Samone

Remainder
ALASKA - Jerri John Morrison
ARIZONA - Terri Kettunen
CALIFORNIA - Lisa Kahre
COLORADO - Carol Janson
CONNECTICUT - Lorraine Hudson
DELAWARE - Lori Ann Scott
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA - Karen Lynn H. Watson
FLORIDA - Molly Pesce
HAWAII - Cheryl Bartlett
IDAHO - Jennifer Hovey
ILLINOIS - Lisa Heussner
INDIANA - Susan Sailor
IOWA - Darcie Benton
KANSAS - Heather Lynn Clark
KENTUCKY - Melinda Cumberledge
LOUISIANA - Amanda Mainord
MAINE - Victoria Reed
MARYLAND - Katrina Lynne Owens
MASSACHUSETTS - Kathleen Callahan
MINNESOTA - Kristine Fouks
MONTANA - Kamala Compton
NEBRASKA - Donna Scheiffer
NEVADA - Kelsey Kara
NEW HAMPSHIRE - Lisa Vandecasteele
NEW JERSEY - Karyn Zosche
NEW MEXICO - Emily Franklin
NEW YORK - Dawn McPeak
NORTH CAROLINA - Karen Bloomquist
NORTH DAKOTA - Barbara Kerzman
OHIO - Mary Zilba
OKLAHOMA - Patrice Merchant  (USA 83)
OREGON - Jana Peterson
PENNSYLVANIA - Darlene Deeley
RHODE ISLAND - Toni Langello
SOUTH DAKOTA - Julie Helene Hedin
UTAH - Donna Clark
VERMONT - Michelle Dawson
WASHINGTON - Melanie Cobb
WEST VIRGINIA - Shannon Barill
WISCONSIN - Mara Nesemann
WYOMING - Lacy Reeves

MISS AMERICA 1988

1987 September 20
51 entries

Results
1  MICHIGAN - Kaye Lani Rae Rafko
2  LOUISIANA - Patricia Brant
3  NEVADA - Stacie James
4  COLORADO - LaTanya Hall
5  MISSISSIPPI - Toni Seawright

Semi-finalists
FLORIDA - Jennifer Anne Sauder
MARYLAND - Tammy Walker
MISSOURI - Robin Elizabeth Riley  (
USA 83)
TEXAS - Jo Thompson
VIRGINIA - Heidi Lammi

Remainder
ALABAMA - Kym Williams
ALASKA - Teresa Murton
ARIZONA - Theresa Light
ARKANSAS - Carole Lawson
CALIFORNIA - Simone Stephens
CONNECTICUT - Michele Eaton
DELAWARE - Anne Marie Jarka
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA - Cheryl Chapman
GEORGIA - Kelly Jerles  (3rd RU Teen USA 83)
HAWAII - Luanna Alapa
IDAHO - Holly Hill
ILLINOIS - Cindi Hodgkins
INDIANA - Sheila Stephen
IOWA - Robin Wolfram
KANSAS - Sherri Lee Mayer
KENTUCKY - Elizabeth McDowell
MAINE - Laurie Wathen
MASSACHUSETTS - Aura McCarthy
MINNESOTA - Katherine Killen
MONTANA - Julie Reil
NEBRASKA - Mindee Zimmerman
NEW HAMPSHIRE - Kristen Gamans
NEW JERSEY - Robin Lange
NEW MEXICO - Becky Birdwell
NEW YORK - Alice Kinsley
NORTH CAROLINA - Lori Boggs
NORTH DAKOTA - Susan Campbell
OHIO - Susan Johnson
OKLAHOMA - Leesa Cornett
OREGON - Tamara Fazzolari
PENNSYLVANIA - Katerina Sitaris
RHODE ISLAND - Cherylann Cusick
SOUTH CAROLINA - Nancy Humphries
SOUTH DAKOTA - Najla Ghazi
TENNESSEE - Regina Athnos
UTAH - Marianne Bales
VERMONT - Susan Bora
WASHINGTON - Sharon Dean
WEST VIRGINIA - Saundra Patton
WISCONSIN - Maria Kim
WYOMING - Terrilynn Hove

MISS AMERICA 1989

1988 September 10
51 entries

Results
1  MINNESOTA - Gretchen Elizabeth Carlson
2  COLORADO - Maya Christiana Walker  (USA 92)
3  OKLAHOMA - Lori Lee Kelley
4  CALIFORNIA - Marlise Sharleen Ricardos
5  ALABAMA - Jenny Lee Jackson

Semi-finalists
FLORIDA - Melissa Ann Aggeles
HAWAII - Desiree Moana Cruz
LOUISIANA - Valerie Brosset
MISSISSIPPI - Carla Haag
NORTH DAKOTA - Tina Curran

Remainder
ALASKA - Launa Middagh
ARIZONA - Lisa Mandel
ARKANSAS - Patti Thorn
CONNECTICUT - Maria Caporale
DELAWARE - Laura Kathleen Ludwig
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA - Patricia Morrin
GEORGIA - Frances Frazier
IDAHO - Susan Hart-Tueller
ILLINOIS - Dawn Spicuzza
INDIANA - Joni McMechan
IOWA - Tiffany Di Bernardo
KANSAS - Candice Cae Pyle
KENTUCKY - Mikka Darby
MAINE - Lisa Kent
MARYLAND - Lori Windsor
MASSACHUSETTS - Diana Steckler
MICHIGAN - Krista Ann Blomgren
MISSOURI - Heather Smith
MONTANA - Becky McRae
NEBRASKA - Jodi Sue Miller
NEVADA - Deborah Schuler
NEW HAMPSHIRE - Laura Lourette
NEW JERSEY - Patricia "Tricia" Bowman
NEW MEXICO - Teresa Rodriguez
NEW YORK - Mia Seminoff
NORTH CAROLINA - Lee Beaman
OHIO - Sarah Ann Evans
OREGON - Anna Jones
PENNSYLVANIA - Denise Meyer
RHODE ISLAND - Jenna Wims
SOUTH CAROLINA - Anna Reynolds
SOUTH DAKOTA - Kathryn Barnes
TENNESSEE - Carrie Folks
TEXAS - Cathy Castro
UTAH - Sophia Symko
VERMONT - Julie Todd
VIRGINIA - April Fleming
WASHINGTON - Talia Watland
WEST VIRGINIA - Lisa Seagroves
WISCONSIN - Jeanie Pfeiffer
WYOMING - Wendi Willis

MISS AMERICA 1990

1989 September 16
51 entries

Results
1  MISSOURI - Debbye Turner
2  MARYLAND - Virginia Cha
3  COLORADO - Debbie Riecks
4  ILLINOIS - Jeri Lynn Zimmerman
5  OHIO - Kristin Huffman

Semi-finalists
FLORIDA - Sandra Joanne Frick
OKLAHOMA - Tamara Denise Toshiko Marler
PENNSYLVANIA - Michelle Kline
TEXAS - Leah Kay Lyle
WASHINGTON - Jennifer Wall

Remainder
ALABAMA - Julie Coons
ALASKA - Christine McCubbins
ARIZONA - Tammy Jean Kettunen
ARKANSAS - Marci Lewallen
CALIFORNIA - Wendy Berry
CONNECTICUT - Marlena Marshall
DELAWARE - Robin Lee Coutant
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA - Donya Rose
GEORGIA - Jamie Lisa Price
HAWAII - Ligaya Stice
IDAHO - Rebecca Trueblood
INDIANA - Lisa Williamson
IOWA - Jayna Sanchez
KANSAS - Jennifer Lyn Hedrick
KENTUCKY - Melanie Lynn Glasscock
LOUISIANA - Stacy King
MAINE - Jane Brochu
MASSACHUSETTS - Janette Elman
MICHIGAN - Margaret "Molly" Jan McIntyre
MINNESOTA - Lynne Schacher
MISSISSIPPI - Cherry Busby
MONTANA - Cathy Brewer
NEBRASKA - Kristi Lynn Hilliard
NEVADA - Brenda Linscott
NEW HAMPSHIRE - Jennifer Landry
NEW JERSEY - Laura Murray
NEW MEXICO - Angela De Los Santos
NEW YORK - Lisa Molella
NORTH CAROLINA - Kelly Fletcher
NORTH DAKOTA - Susan Jacobson
OREGON - Lynette Boggs
RHODE ISLAND - Gloria Berlanga
SOUTH CAROLINA - Kimilee Karyn Bryant
SOUTH DAKOTA - Dawn Strunk
TENNESSEE - Lisa Robertson
UTAH - Jacque Dawn Tingey
VERMONT - Catherine Stillinger
VIRGINIA - Tami Elliott
WEST VIRGINIA - Lisa Bittinger
WISCONSIN - Kimberly Totdahl
WYOMING - Alisa Mavrotheris