Miss Contestants

People's Choice Award Online Voting!

At this year’s pageant we are holding a special fundraiser called the People’s Choice Award. Online and onsite, we will be collecting your votes for your favorite contestant for the People’s Choice Award. $1.00 = 1 vote and a portion of the proceeds will go directly to this year's selected charity, Best Buddies Wisconsin, to support their program dedicated to enhancing the lives of people with intellectual disabilities by providing opportunities for one-to-one friendships and integrated employment.

Voting will take place online and onsite right up to the start of the Pageant Finals on Sunday afternoon. Cast your votes before the finals show begins at 4pm in order for your votes to count! During the awards portion of the Pageant Finals, we will announce the People’s Choice Award winner!

This is a wonderful opportunity to vote for your special contestant, and great way to support a great organization. To place you votes online, simply enter the number of votes you wish to cast in the form below you contestant and click the Vote button. You will be redirected to a payment form to enter your information and provide your payment.

Miss Wisconsin USA 2018 Contestants


Emily B.
I want to start by thanking all of my amazing family members and friends who have supported me throughout this new and exciting journey! I am beyond blessed to have the support system I do. I would also like to thank my gracious sponsors: Milk Source LLC, The Dimmer Family, Mayer and Associates, and Nancy Stevenson for helping make this all possible, I can't say thank you enough. Last, but most important, I would like to say thank you to the number 1 woman in my life. Mom, thank you for the encouragement, guidance, and love over the last few months in preparation for Miss Wisconsin, you have helped push me to reach new goals I never thought possible. Thank you for always having my back and for raising me to be the young woman I am today!

Alaina B.
Thank you to Jimmy with A Queens Conversation; Nick with The Winning Edge and to all of my friends and family for the unending support!

Giavanna B.
Thank you mom for being my biggest inspiration and teaching me how to be a godly woman. Thank you Tina for being there for me as a mentor and navigating me through this pageant world, I don't know what I would do without you! Triphena, your talent and passion, inspires me to always do what you love- thank you for making me feel and look my best! Ernest, thank you for bringing out my personality and best looks with your pictures, you are beyond talented! Thank you Adam for supporting and challenging me to be my best! You give me confidence in my conversation and communication. Dad, Brigitte, Sam, Kaylee, you are my rocks, I love you- thank you for your endless support and love!

Erika B.
Arcataur Capital Management, Barry Anderson, Derek and Sarah Collins, Family & Friends, Hanson Dodge, Milwaukee Pedal Tavern, Mamaw & Papaw, Mom & Brent, Riley, & Scott Turza

JaLesa C.
I just want to humbly thank everyone who has supported me in this journey, emotionally and financially. I especially want to give a special thanks to my family, friends and community members for believing in me and helping raise enough money to help me compete in my first pageant ever for Miss Wisconsin/USA. I cannot thank my support system enough, I appreciate everyone who has helped more than you know. My family has been the biggest help and I couldn't be more blessed to have them as my backbone. Love you all and thanks again!

Trinaty C.
I'd like to thank my mother, Angie Schultz, and my grandmother, Mary Knox, for donating money and therefore allowing me to be here today so that I could seize this amazing opportunity. I'd also like to thank the rest of my family and friends and anyone that has been helpful and supportive of me in this incredible time. Thank you all, I could not have made it this far without everyone's help!

Christina D.
A special thanks goes to my sponsors: Gordie's Towing & Repair, GQ Hair & Tanning, Family & Friends

Klaudia E.
Sending a special thank you to my sponsors; Custom Landscaping of Eagle River, Pitliks Sand Beach Resort, Best Western Derby Inn, Maycom Enterprise. I also want to thank those donating their time and expertise; Tomasoski Photography, Synergy Salon & Spa, Lund & Taylor Bridal Gallerie. A big shout out goes to all my friends and family who have supported me in so many ways leading up to this day. A final thank you goes to the amazing Future Production staff for being so helpful and altogether making this a wonderful experience. Thank you all for making this day possible!

Heidi G.
Taylor Kolasinski and Jennifer Miller, Evening Gown and Opening Number Sponsored by Rella by Cindy Attorney Gordon Johnson- The Brain Injury Law Group The Float Factor Interview Workshops and Training courtesy of Jimmy Lee Langhoff- A Queen’s Conversation Mr. Neal and Mrs. Kathleen Bishop Hair cut and color by Ashley Arnold To All of my Family and Friends who have dedicated so much: Thank you all for chasing this dream with me!

Regina G.
A special thank you to Brenda Gray (mom), Briana Gray (sister), Alex Crowell, and Andrew Schneider and Therese Hittman of Le Rêve Patisserie and Café (7610 Harwood Avenue, Wauwatosa, WI).

Teaka G.
Thank you to my incredible family and friends who have supported me throughout my journey. The support I have received over the years is greatly appreciated and to my sponsors: I thank you from the bottom of my heart. Tranquility Spa, G&G Machine Inc., Lady Savannah Boutique, John Grant Photography & Maddi Van Thiel at Anagen 11.

Natalie H.
Thank you to all of my sponsors!

Bailey H.
Thank you from the bottom of my heart to my incredible parents for the time and energy spent helping me prepare, friends who have supported me through every endeavor and Sean for the smiles and laughs through even the most serious moments. I'm especially grateful for the sponsorship courtesy of Hair of the Dog Grooming and Spa; from showcasing my photos to providing me with the cleanest, happiest puppy in the world.

Alexis K.
Thank you everyone that has believed in me, and allowed me to follow my dreams

Eunice L.
To my sisters and brother for just making me so undeniably happy, thank you my lovelies! My supportive, best friend Sandra for being my girl and fashionista. My grandmother for having made me feel beautiful! Sean, you are the reason I have confidence. Also, I love you! Thank you friends and family.

Crystal L.
I want to give a huge thank- you to everyone who has supported, and helped me on the road to the Miss WI USA competition. I am so grateful to have such an amazing family and friends. Thank you to everyone who has sponsored me, i could not of done it with out your help. I am so excited for this opportunity. Thank you to all!

Laura L.
I am so blessed to have the love and support of my friends and family through this journey. Specifically, I'd like to recognize Daniel Linsmeier, Natalie Johnson, and Shannon Fenlon; you've all been beyond supportive, and I feel so lucky to have such beautiful people in my life.

Marissa N.
Thank you will never be enough to encompass what I truly feel toward those that believed in me enough to help me chase my dreams. To my platinum sponsors: Olby Automotive (Frederic, WI) Daeffler's Quality Meats (Frederic, WI) Bass Lake Lumber (Grantsburg, WI) and Oh La La Laser Services (Eau Claire, WI) I would not be able to chase after my dream if it were not for you. I am forever grateful for your generosity and confidence in me. To all of my friends, family, and local businesses that helped make this weekend possible, thank you for putting your faith in me. To everyone in my cheering section, thank you for taking the time to come from all over the state to watch me achieve my dream. I love you.

Anwuri O.
Thank you to my friends and family for their continuous love and support.

Kelsey R.
I am overjoyed with my decision to compete for the Miss Wisconsin USA title and I'm eager to see where this journey takes me. I owe a special thanks to my sponsors: Thryve, Elite Fitness and TK Building. Thank you for supporting me throughout this amazing process. Even more so to my friends and family, thank you for the endless love and support. You all are my backbone, reminding me of who I am and what I believe in. I have discovered that holding the Miss Wisconsin title will allow my voice to be heard. My dream is to be a mentor and advocate for girls of all different backgrounds. I will use this title as a tool to inspire, encourage and empower girls to have the confidence and self esteem needed to pursue and achieve their dreams.

Rita R.
Family and friends

Nichole R.
Thank you for everyone who supported me on this journey! I couldn't have even dreamed about doing this without the support of my friends and family.

Kaitlyn S.
Cheri Kennedy, Jimmy Langhoff, and family/friends thank you for all your support as I compete for this title. It means the world to me!

Caitlin S.
Words cannot begin to describe my gratitude for my Schober Clan and their unconditional love and guidance, Crown Couture for the stunning wardrobe, Julie Ondo, my fitness coach Paul Unes and Fitness Quest for personal training, Lee Ann Perrine of The Look Salon, and Sparkle! with Holly Ernst.

Terez S.
I want to say a huge thank you to everyone who has supported me during this journey to the Miss WI USA stage. The amount of love and encouragement I have received is nothing more but a blessing! I cannot express my gratitude enough to the most important people in my life, my boyfriend Kris, my family, and very close friends. Without your love and support this would not be possible. This is but a dream and I am living it. I love you all and thank you again! One of my favorite quotes is "Life is an adventure so live it up!"-just do it! Here is a short message to the beautiful young girls/women: Follow the fire the burns inside you! Anything is possible in life with Hard work, Dedication, and Drive. You will become limitless. Keep going!

Crystal S.
I would like to thank, The Henderson Banks Law Group! Your support and sponsorship has been greatly appreciated. I would also like to thank my family! I would not be on stage today if it was not from your sponsorship and support!

Lauren S.
Unconditional love and thanks to Ted, Kathryn, Katie and Victoria Skelton, Uncle Tom, Jake and the entire Knotts Family. Thank you to Holly Ernst and Sarah Moses for making me feel beautiful and confident. Thank you Dr. Payne at PHM Orthodontists for perfecting my smile, and to Dana Kleppin at Anton's Salon for taking such good care of my hair. Thank you everyone for your amazing support.

Amelia S.
I want to give a BIG thank you to all of my wonderful sponsors who consist of Hudson Bagel and Coffee Company, Big Guys BBQ Roadhouse, Hudson Chrysler, Anytime Fitness-River Falls, and my AMAZING parents and Grandparents (Mike and Kathy Dunlap and Patsy and Joe Fittipaldi). I could not have this opportunity without all of you and I am so grateful to have this support!

Hayley T.
Thank you to my parents, Ann and Barry Trzinski for supporting me in all I do and especially for helping me achieve my dream of competing in the Miss Wisconsin USA pageant. I love you!

Aubrynn V.
Thank you to the best parents a girl could ask for. Because of your support, I am one step closer to making my dreams a reality. I love you both for eternity.

Madeline W.
Thank you so much to my incredible sponsors and everyone who has supported me thoughout this entire journey. Because of your support I am able to be a role model and a voice for women diagnosed with Endometriosis. Mom and Dad, you have been my biggest supporters since day one. Thank you for taking care of me when I was so sick. I know how hard that must have been for you both. Even now, thank you for having my back when I decided to compete in the pageant to be a voice for women who are going through the same thing as me. I love you both so much. Sponsors: The Dirks Group, The Eyecare Center of Wausau, Fay and Bob Winter, John and Michelle Winter, Peck and Bushel Fruit Company, Szmanda Dental Center

Katie W.
I want to thank my family for supporting me throughout this journey and always encouraging to do my best and try new things even when it might be scary to do so. I also want to thank my dads business, Quality Heating Inc. in Minocqua Wisconsin for sponsoring me for this event as it means the world to me. Lastly, I want to thank my close friends who are always supportive of me and who are always there for me. I want you to know that your support and kind words never go unnoticed! Thank you all from the bottom of my heart. I wouldn't be here today without all of you standing by my side.