MISS AMERICA’S OUTSTANDING TEEN ANNOUNCES 2012 AWARD WINNERS

Miss America’s Outstanding Teen 2013 winner of $25,000 scholarship – Miss South Carolina’s Outstanding Teen 2012 Rachel Wyatt
First Runner-Up winner of a $12,000 scholarship – Miss Connecticut’s Outstanding Teen 2012 Jaine’ LeFebvre
Second Runner-Up winner of a $8,000 scholarship – Miss Arkansas’ Outstanding Teen 2012 Laura Turner
Third Runner-Up winner of a $5,000 scholarship – Miss Georgia’s Outstanding Teen 2012 Jameson Kenerly
Fourth Runner-Up winner of a $2,000 scholarship – Miss Mississippi’s Outstanding Teen 2012 Molly May

Remaining Semi-Finalists winners of a $1,500 scholarship
Miss New Mexico’s Outstanding Teen 2012 Natalie Benson
Miss Washington’s Outstanding Teen 2012 Janae’ Calaway
Miss Virginia’s Outstanding Teen 2012 Andolyn Medina
Miss Texas’ Outstanding Teen 2012 Margana Wood
Miss Maryland’s Outstanding Teen 2012 Kennedy Taylor
Miss Oklahoma’s Outstanding Teen 2012 Julianne Thomison
Miss California’s Outstanding Teen 2012 Grace Grant

Preliminary Evening Wear Award winners $500 each
Miss Utah’s Outstanding Teen 2012 Jessica Richards
Miss Virginia’s Outstanding Teen 2012 Andolyn Medina
Miss Connecticut’s Outstanding Teen 2012 Jaine’ LeFebvre

Preliminary Talent Award winners $500 each
Miss Mississippi’s Outstanding Teen 2012 Molly May
Miss Arkansas’ Outstanding Teen 2012 Laura Turner
Miss Georgia’s Outstanding Teen 2012 Jameson Kenerly
Miss Utah’s Outstanding Teen 2012 Jessica Richards

Non-finalist Evening Wear Award winner $500 – Miss Utah’s Outstanding Teen 2012 Jessica Richards
Non-finalist Interview Award winner $500 – Miss Tennessee’s Outstanding Teen 2012 Haley Butler
Non-finalist Talent Award winners $500 each – Miss Utah’s Outstanding Teen 2012 Jessica Richards and Miss Kentucky’s Outstanding Teen 2012 Lauren Bohl
Teens In Action Award (Platform) winner $500 – Miss Virginia’s Outstanding Teen 2012 Andolyn Medina
All contestants not in the Top 10 semi-finals $1,000 scholarship each
Spirit of America Award winner $1,000 – Miss New York’s Outstanding Teen 2012 Shannon Ryan
Scholastics Excellence Award (Highest GPA) winner $1,000 – Miss Colorado’s Outstanding Teen 2012 Molly Casey
Outstanding Achievement in Academic Life (GPA + Resume) winner $1,000 – Miss Georgia’s Outstanding Teen 2012 Jameson Kenerly
Community Service Award for Children’s Miracle Network winner $1,000 – Miss West Virginia’s Outstanding Teen 2012 Morgan Breeden
Photogenic Award winner $500 – Miss Wyoming’s Outstanding Teen 2012 Jessica Power

Advertising Awards totaling $3,500 –
First winner – Miss Washington’s Outstanding Teen 2012 Janae’ Calaway
Second winner – Miss Georgia’s Outstanding Teen 2012 Jameson Kenerly
Third winner – Miss Texas’ Outstanding Teen 2012 Margana Wood

Instrumental Talent Award two winners $500 each – Miss Utah’s Outstanding Teen 2012 Jessica Richards and Miss Kentucky’s Outstanding Teen 2012 Lauren Bohl

America’s Choice Award – two winners $1,000 each
Miss New Mexico’s Outstanding Teen 2012 Natalie Benson
Miss Washington’s Outstanding Teen 2012 Janae’ Calaway

INDIVIDUAL SCHOLARSHIP DONORS
Auburn University
Four year, renewable scholarships (up to full tuition) awarded to
Miss Alabama’s Outstanding Teen 2012 Callie Walker
Miss America’s Outstanding Teen 2013 Rachel Wyatt
Four year, renewable scholarship up to $15,000 to
Miss Colorado’s Outstanding Teen 2012 Molly Casey

Hollins University
Four year, renewable full tuition scholarship awarded to
Miss Colorado’s Outstanding Teen 2012 Molly Casey
Miss America’s Outstanding Teen 2013 Rachel Wyatt

Troy University
Chancellor’s award – full tuition and out-of-state fees valued at $64,000 each
Miss Colorado’s Outstanding Teen 2012 Molly Casey
Miss Idaho’s Outstanding Teen 2012 Ashley Southern
Miss Georgia’s Outstanding Teen 2012 Jameson Kenerly

Nova Southeastern University
ADMITTANCE to Razor’s Edge Leadership Scholarship Program & a $10,000 annual scholarship for a total of $40,000
Miss New York’s Outstanding Teen 2012 Shannon Ryan