Miss North Carolina USA



The Miss North Carolina USA pageant is the competition to choose the best candidate to compete in the Miss USA pageant. The winner of the Miss USA pageant goes on to compete in Miss Universe. This pageant is not the same as the Miss North Carolina pageant. Some have competed in both pageants.



ContestantYearHometownAgeNotes
Allen, Altman1990Shelby  
Arnold, Pat1991Chapel Hill21Top 6
Miss Photogenic
Bagwell, Shirley1956Raleigh18Top 16 Semi-Finalist
Bass, Faye1969Durham19 
Bodsford, Susan1970Ramseur  
Boger, Jeannie1982Sanford Mother of Miss NC USA 2009 & Miss NC USA 2015
Boggs, Lori1980Kannapolis  
Bowen, Dianne1976Windsor  
Brown, Peggy Anne1959Sunbury  
Burton, Marcia Patrice1974Hickory214th Runner-up
Cauthen, Trudy Ann1963Newton  
Clyburn, Marie1961Charlotte  
Coble, Katie2017Charlotte27 
Cooley, Chelsea2005Charlotte21Miss USA 2005
Top 10 at Miss Universe 2005
Craig, Vivian Anita1973Stanley  
Dalton, Julia2015Wilmington24Sister of Miss NC USA 2009
Daughter Miss NC USA 1982
Dalton, Kristen2009Wilmington22Miss USA 2009
Top 10 at Miss Universe 2009
Sister Miss NC 2015
Daughter Miss NC USA 1982
Dennis, Peggy Ann1957Lilesville  
Dorn, Constance Ann1975Kinston212nd Runner-up
Duke, Andrea2008Hendersonville25 
Dunn, Allison2016Stallings21Resigned Miss NC USA 2016 due to illness
Edwards, Carol Jean1958Elizabeth City  
Effron, Patti Jean1967Jacksonville  
Elliott, Tess1992High Point20Top 11
Died in sky-diving accident only weeks after end of reign
English, Alison2002Archdale22 
Falls, Deborah Ann1972Vale21Top 12 Semi-finalist
Farmer, Sandra1965Greensboro  
Gant, Devin2016Charlotte24Took over title when Allison Dunn resigned
Hall, Joy1999Sanford24 
Holvey, Samantha2006Buies Creek
Glenville WV
20 
Jamerson, Dianne1979Asheville24Top 12 Semi-finalist
Jenkins, Lynn1994Gastonia262nd Runner-up
Johnson, Portia Lyndell2000Greensboro24 
Kenney, Kate1985Raleigh  
Love-Mills, Ashley2013Raleigh24Top 10
Luneberg, Kristen2003Durham22 
Mauney, Michelle1995Stanley  
McLaurin-Coney, Crystal1997Durham  
McMinn, Jessica1996Tuxedo  
Moffett, Nadia2010High Point24 
Moore, Kelli Ann1968Raleigh  
Morris, Vera1998Nashville23Miss Congeniality
Moye, Brenda Faye1966Fountain  
Noak, Cookie1984Hickory23Top 10 Semi-finalist
Nobles, Rhonda1986Fayetteville20Top 10 Semi-finalist
Norman, Kathryn1978Charlotte  
O'Kelley, Erin2007Asheville21Top 15
Olvera, Olivia2014Fayetteville26 
Padgette, Jacqueline1989Hobgood  
Palumbo, Monica2001Charlotte19Miss Congeniality
Perry, Sydney2012Wilmington21 
Pickett, Ann1954Charlotte  
Pinson, Allison Payge1983Mooresville  
Puleo, Ashley2004Pinehurst252nd Runner-up
Ratliffe, Mary Grace1955Wadesboro  
Rudroff, Mary1971Winston-Salem  
Smith, Brenda Joyce1962Charlotte  
Stanley, Doris M1952Greensboro  
Swift, Lisa Colleen1981Southport  
Tarlton, Lyndia Ann1960Wingate193rd Runner-up
Tolar, Tammy1988Fayetteville  
Tyson, Christa1993Monroe  
Verbyla, Vikki1977Lenoir  
Walker, Libby1953Wilton  
Wilson, Donna1987Davidson  
York, Brittany2011Wilmington22 




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