Caitlen Monnone – Miss Benton County USA 2016

Caitlen is a 22-year-old graduate of Oregon State University with a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science. She hopes to work for a Geographical Information Systems company as a Geospatial Analyst. Outside of Geography, Caitlen’s passion lies in her personal platform “Caitlen’s Crusade: Supporting Victims of Childhood Trauma.” Her love of adventure has taken her to fifteen countries, backpacking expeditions, and intimate wildlife experiences. Her Goldendoodle, Hansel, is a constant companion from hikes to gardening.