Monday, 9 November 2015

Megan Rae Wise wins Miss Ohio USA 2016

26-year-old Megan Rae Wise who represented Gallia County won the Miss Ohio USA 2016 pageant on Saturday, 7th November 2015 at the Kuss Auditorium. Megan will now represent Ohio at the Miss USA 2016 which will take place next year.
The first runner-up crown went to Miss North Central Ohio -Taylor Diazmercado where as Miss Central Ohio-Courtney Rea bagged the second runner -up crown. Megan was crowned by the outgoing winner Sarah Newkirk Miss Ohio USA 2015. In the same event Olivia Turk won the Miss Teen Ohio USA 2016 crown.

The 5'9" tall newly crowned queen graduated from University of Rio Grande with a B.S. in Early Childhood Education. She currently works as a First Grade Teacher at Meigs Primary Elementary, in Pomeroy. Megan had been participating at Miss Ohio USA pageant since 2009 and had consecutively never missed the Top 5 court except in 2011 that she finished as a semifinalist. She was also a finalist for America’s Next Top Model in 2012.

Ohio has two Miss USA crowns courtesy of Sue Downey Miss USA 1965 who was second runner-up at Miss Universe 1965 and Kim Seelbrede Miss USA  1981. Hollywood Superstar Halley Berry was Miss Ohio USA 1986 she went on to win the first runne- up crown at that year’s Miss USA pageant. Haley later represented USA at Miss World 1986 where she became the first African American women to represent  USA and  was crowned as fifth runner up. Kathryn Gabriel in 1957 won fourth runner up where as Kathleen Ann Kehlmier in 1972 won the same title. Kim Ann Weeda Miss Ohio USA 1982 and Stacy Offenberger Miss Ohio USA 2006 bagged the third runner up crown for the state. Audrey Bolte Miss Ohio USA 2012 won second runner up crown.

Full Results:

Miss Ohio USA 2016- Gallia County-Megan Wise
First Runner-Up- North Central Ohio -Taylor Diazmercado
Second Runner-Up- Central Ohio- Courtney Rea
Third Runner-Up- South Central Ohio – Caity Jackson
Fourth Runner-Up- Winchester-Dinaleigh Baxter

Semi Finalist:

Buckeye State-Alex Taylor Deitz
Westerville- Ninamarie Powell  
Vandalia -Jordan Brown
Discovery City-Sarah Bell
Teays Valley-Caitlyn McGinnis
Franklin County-Martina Ellerbe
Capital City-Alissa Brumbaugh
Cincinnati-Carley Powell
Ohio River-Angela Judy
Heart Of Ohio-Kara Mitchell 

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