Miss Virginia 2016 Contestants

Pageant Date: June 23 ~ 25, 2016

Berglund Performing Arts Theatre


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Photos by Anne Royster


Miss Contestants

  Local Pageant Name Platform Type of Talent
 Apple Blossom Smith Miss Apple Blossom Festival Cameron Elise Smith  Saving Lives Through Lexie's Legacy - Children's Miracle Network Hospitals


 Arlington Robertson Miss Arlington Veronica Robertson  Succeed with STEAM  Ballet en
 Bedford Francesca Reilly
Miss Bedford  Francesca Reilly  GIVE: Growing Individuals Volunteer Engagement Operatic
 Capitol Region Murray Miss Capitol Region  Dominga Murray  Hunger Has A Cure Popular
 Ashley Fisher Miss Cardinal Miss Cardinal

 Ashley Brooke Fisher

 A Strong State for a Stronger Country Aerial
 Chesapeake Shedd Miss Chesapeake  Olivia Shedd Compassionate Children Changing Culture Ballet en
 Chesterfield Reynolds Miss Chesterfield  Taylor Nicole Reynolds  Rachel's Challenge, A Chain Reaction/Anti-Bulling Modern
 Commonwealth Farris Miss Commonwealth Holly Farris The Innocence Project


 Crooked Road Oakes Miss Crooked Road Jaclyn Oakes Charlie's Cure Dramatic
 Dominion Sarah Reed Miss Dominion  Sarah Reed  Beauty and the Beast Popular
 Golden Leaf Luzynski Miss Golden Leaf Kasia Rachel Luzynski Autism Awareness: Creating a "Person-First" World Lyrical
 Greater Prince Wm Cty Short Miss Greater Prince William County  Amanda Lynn Short Growing Awareness of Human Trafficking Jazz
 Greater Richmond Sigmon Miss Greater Richmond  Michaela Sigmon Making it Matter Tap
 Hanover Hailee Welch Miss Hanover  Hailee Welch  Fueling Your Future Country
 Historic Manassas Turner Miss Historic Manassas  Catherine Turner  Matters of the Heart - Erasing the Stigma of Addiction  Clogging
 Loudoun County Potter Miss Loudoun County
 Eden Potter Swimming Through Education  Popular
Martinsville Ramsel Miss Martinsville-Henry County Sophia Ramsel SOAR: Stand Out And Rise Dramatic
 Norfolk Ruff Miss Norfolk Brianna Ruff Hear Their Silent Cry: Suicide Awareness and Prevention Popular
 Northern Virginia Megan Greber Miss Northern Virginia Megan Alise Greber Educate to Innovate with STEM Jazz
 Piedmont Region Mitchell new Miss Piedmont Region Lauren Lee Mitchell More than a Statistic: Empowering Children of Incarcerated Parents Spoken Word Poetry
 Roanoke Valley Medina Miss Roanoke Valley Andolyn T. Medina Peer Empowerment and Community Engagement (P.E.A.C.E.) Popular
 Smith Mountain Lake Anna Kelly Miss Smith Mountain Lake Anna Kelly End the Apathy Epidemic: Promoting Youth Political Engagement  Popular
 State Fair of VA Dale Miss State Fair of Virginia Harlie Dale Uniquely Able Baton
Tysons Dorothy Kelly Miss Tysons Dorothy Kelly ACT: Embracing Cultural Diversity  Tap
VA Assoc of Fairs Hoover Miss Virginia Association of Fairs Jensen Hoover Thinking Out Loud - Starting the Conversation About Mental Illness Theatrical Monologue
 Virginia Beach Mothershead Miss Virginia Beach Elizabeth Mothershead FIT - Fight Intolerance Today Operatic
Virginia Highlands Broderon Miss Virginia Highlands Madeline Broderson Stand Up Tall Jazz

2016 Miss Virginia's Outstanding Teens

  Local Pageant Contestant Name
 Apple Blossom Trilby Brown

Apple Blossom Festival

Trilby Brown

 Arlington Isabella Jessee Arlington Isabella Jessee
 Bedford Cecily Rice  Bedford  Cecily Rice
 Capitol Region Kyara Rivera Capitol Region Kyara Rivera
 Cardinal Alexis Watkinson  Cardinal Alexis Watkinson
 Chesapeake Shelby Smith  Chesapeake Shelby Smith
 Chesterfield Taylor Campbell Chesterfield  Taylor Campbell
 Commonwealth Jahnai Elder  Commonwealth Jahnai Elder
 Crooked Road Jessalyn Hayes Crooked Road  Jessalyn Hayes
Dominion Brianna Baker Dominion Brianna Baker
 Golden LeafAshley Kendrick  Golden Leaf Ashley Kendrick
 Greater Prince William County Elizabeth Krantz  Greater Prince William County Elizabeth Krantz
 Greater Richmond Berkley Lipscomb  Greater Richmond Berkley Lipscomb
 Hanover Lauren Naff  Hanover Lauren Naff
 Historic Manassas Julie Vranches  Historic Manassas Julie Vranches
 Loudoun County Annika Sumnick  Loudoun County Annika Suh
Martinsville-Henry County Caroline Domo Martinsville-Henry County Caroline Domo
Norfolk Paige Melin Norfolk Paige Melin
 Northern VirginiaAria Austin  Northern Virginia Aria Austin
 Piedmont Region Abigail Farley  Piedmont Region Abigail Farley
 Roanoke Valley Emily Allara Roanoke Valley Emily Allara
 Smith Mountain Lake Brianna Wilson  Smith Mountain Lake Brianna Wilson
 State Fair of Virginia Morgan Rhudy  State Fair of Virginia Morgan Rhudy
 Tysons Caroline Ehler  Tysons Caroline Ehler
 Virginia Association of Fairs Zoe Lowe Virginia Association of Fairs  Zoe Lowe
 Virginia Beach Ainsley Proctor Virginia Beach  Ainsley Proctor
 Virginia Highlands Amelya Bostic  Virginia Highlands Amelya Bostic


Miss Virginia Teens in Training

Commonwealth Remi FiGart - Copy Remi FiGart
Monroe Hill Monroe Hill
Sophia McGrady sm Sophia McGrady
Victoria Royster Victoria Royster
Peyton Shiflett Payton Shiflett
Ashleigh Watkinson Ashleigh Watkinson




  Local Pageant Contestant Name
 Apple Blossom Festival Ambria Armes Apple Blossom Festival Ambria Armes 
 Arlington Madelyn Wilson lowres Arlington Madelyn Wilson 
 Bedford Ella Duggar Bedford Ella Dugger 
Capitol Region Lyric Pardlo Capitol Region Lyric Pardlo 
Cardinal Davion Washington Cardinal  Davion Washington
Chesapeake Addison Weakley Chesapeake Addison Weakley 
Chesapeake Laura Shedd Chesapeake Laura Shedd
 Chesterfield Khaleyah DeJesus-Love Chesterfield  Khaleyah DeJesus-Love
 Commonwealth Lauren Johnson Commonwealth Lauren Johnson 
 Crooked Road Aerianna Payne Crooked Road Aerianna Payne 
 Crooked Road Destynea Payne Crooked Road Destynea Payne
 Dominion Juliet Fitterer Dominion Juliet Fitterer 


Golden Leaf Ayana Johnson

Golden Leaf Ayana Johnson
 Greater Prince William County Kayleigh Herring Greater Prince William County Kayleigh Herring 
 Greater Richmond Hunter Lipscomb Greater Richmond Hunter Lipscomb 
 Hanover Ariana Deitz Hanover Ariana Deitz 
 Historic Manassas Isabella Turner Historic Manassas Isabella Turner 


Historic Manassas Addyson Herrick

Historic Manassas Addyson Herrick
 Photo coming Soon! Loudoun County Madison Needles

Historic Manassas Olivia Sinnett
Loudoun County  Olivia Sinnett
 Martinsville-Henry County Alondra Lukasiewicz Martinsville-Henry County  Alondra Lukasiewicz
 Norfolk Rayghen Judd Norfolk  Rayghen Judd
 Northern Virginia Rasheedah Abdulmumit Northern Virginia  Rasheedah Abdulmumit
Northern Virginia Amber Austin Northern Virginia Amber Austin
 Piedmont Region Addison Rhudy Piedmont Region Addison Rhudy 
 Piedmont Region Lilian Burns Piedmont Region Lilian Burns
 Roanoke Valley Brynn Testerman Roanoke Valley Brynn Testerman 
 Smith Mountain Lake Quincy Clayton Smith Mountain Lake  Quincy Clayton
 State Fair of Virginia Raygen Wright State Fair of Virginia Raygen Wright
 Tysons Layla Henry Tysons  Layla Henry


Princess Nijah Hall tysons

Tysons Nijah Hall
 Virginia Association of Fairs Ali Crabill Virginia Association of Fairs  Ali Crabill
 Virginia Beach Taylor Trombley Virginia Beach Taylor Trombley 


Virginia Beach Hannah Huff

Virginia Beach Hannah Huff
Virginia Beach Faraona Bonilla Virginia Beach Faraona Bonilla
 Virginia Highlands Claire Griffey Virginia Highlands Claire Griffey