Amelia is 18 and is currently attending Klamath Community College. Last June, she graduated from Hosanna Christian school as a part of the school’s key club, student council, and president of honor society. She also completed 70% of her associates degree in high school. She was a three-sport athlete and was captain of the varsity track team. She enjoys leading a 4-H club because it allows her to pursue her passion of being a role model.
A native Oregonian, Emma is a senior at Sherwood High School. Passionate about public speaking, fundraising and volunteerism, she is involved with Doernbecher Children’s Hospital, Sherwood’s Helping Hands Food Bank, The Sherwood Cruisers’, Portland’s Night Strike, and is the committee head for her school food drive in her favorite class, Leadership. A barista at Dutch Bros, she enjoys weight lifting, coaching youth volleyball, and reading. Emma hopes to attend Oregon State University this Fall.
Fatima zainel has a passion for modeling,fashion and makeup. She wants to fight against food hunger and help save the world one community at a time. She has started a food pantry in hopes of helping and providing to those in need. She also wants to change how society views hijabi’s. She is taking a step in that direction by competing in the pageant and showing that anyone can do it.
Always up for an adventure, Hallidae holds an Advanced Open Water Scuba Certification and is working towards the completion of her Pilot’s License. She’s traveled throughout the U.S. as a competitive Irish Dancer, had her art work turned into a mural on a building, and was recently invited to meet with Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas. Hallidae plans to obtain her degree in Art Therapy and pursue a career as a Pediatric Art Therapist.
Hope Prozanski is a senior at Nyssa High School, also attending Treasure Valley Community College. She has been playing the flute for seven years and is on the tennis team. Hope is vice president of the Key club which is a community service-based group. Her volunteer work includes vacation Bible school, local animal shelters, and for the past three years the Nyssa Food Bank. Her future plans are to become a small animal veterinarian.
Bella is a freshman at the University of Oregon. Originally from Dallas Texas, she moved to Oregon to start a new adventure and continue her academic studies. One day, she wants to attend medical school in hopes of becoming a Pediatric Oncologist. Her hobbies include dance, art, and hiking, and she loves living a healthy lifestyle. She strives to educate girls about the importance of women in STEM fields through her platform, Fem for STEM.
Keely attends Mt Hood Community College where she studies cosmetology. She was involved with international teaching and mentoring young teens in her community. Keely was the first female to play Varsity Football at her high school. She hopes to one day own her own business and help homeless women with beauty services to help them build self esteem to get into the work place.
Kennedy is a 17-year old senior at Wilsonville High School. As a varsity cheerleader and golfer, she hopes to promote the importance of the equal treatment of male and female athletes in Oregon high schools. Kennedy is a proud member of the National Honors Society, ASB programs, National Society of High School Scholars, and the Intel Science and Engineering Fair. In the fall, she will attend a college majoring in marketing and minoring in real estate.
Lily Brown is a 14 year old Freshman at Roseburg High School. Lily is a very disciplined and passionate dancer. She is currently the Diamond dance team captain at Leap of Faith Dance Center. Lily is an ambassador for both SafeOregon and the Kind Campaign and is using these platforms to be a voice to end school bullying. Lily would like to attend the University of Washington and pursue a career as a Meterologist.
Mackenzie is a 16-year old junior at Henley High School. She is a scholar-athlete with a 4.0 GPA and participating in sports such as Cross Country, Basketball, and Track. Mackenzie has also created her own health awareness organization, Veins of Love®, and wants to attend the Oregon Institute of Technology to become a Radiologist in the future.
Madison, a 17-year-old senior at Tigard High School, aspires to be a screenwriter & performer. During her junior year, she was recruited to be the first Student Ambassador for SafeOregon, a school safety tip reporting tool run by the Oregon State Police. She’s logged countless hours traveling across the state, sharing information about SafeOregon and recruiting peers to help spread the word. Madison is also a member of Tigard High’s state champion dance team, the Tigerettes.
As a senior at Westview High School, Malini is a member of four choirs, an orchestra, and is the music director of her a capella group. In June, Malini had her solo debut at Carnegie Hall in NYC. In college, she plans on studying Computer Science and Music. Malini wants to share how education in the arts can help increase comprehension in all subjects taught in schools, and help facilitate a finer learning environment.
Olivia is dedicated to serving others; elected shift lead at her job and has helped care for over 30 foster children being placed in her home. She is an active member of her church and passionate about encouraging others to reach their fullest potential. Olivia would utilize the Miss Oregon Teen USA platform to communicate the need for hope in her generation. Olivia loves to challenge herself and put her heart into everything she does.
Realah a 15 year old who is an honor roll student, and has a passion for people. She has created “Be the Blessing” a movement which helps people identify what they are blessed with and how they can use their blessings to help others. She recycles bottles in her community and donates the money to Childhood Cancer Awareness. She loves to hula dance and play tennis. In 2017 she graduated Barbizon modeling and acting school.
Proudly representing her hometown as Miss Portland Teen USA is Shayla Montgomery. Shayla is a firm believer that it takes perseverance in order to reach your goals. At 17 years old, she is a college freshman, competitive dancer and loves working out. As the founder of the #STANDUP national movement and avid volunteer for Girls Inc., Shayla enjoys positively touching the lives of young girls. Upon graduation from college, she hopes to become a pediatrician.