Miss Majorette of America


Miss Majorette of America

Miss Majorette of America is one of the highest honors received in the sport of twirling. Women from all over the United States and Canada compete for this honor at the University of Notre Dame in Notre Dame, Indiana. The annual National Baton Twirling Association (N.B.T.A.) pageant has been held since 1947. To compete in the national competition, girls and young women must first win a state or regional pageant.

Categories

The Miss Majorette of America divisions are broken out by age.

  • Miss College Majorette of America (college or university students)
  • Miss Majorette of America (age 16+, formerly known as "Teenage Miss Majorette of America")
  • Junior Miss Majorette of America (age 13-15)
  • Pre-Teen Miss Majorette of America (age 10-12)
  • Juvenile Miss Majorette of America (age 7-9)
  • Little Miss Majorette of America (age 0-6)

Winners

Previous Miss College Majorette of America winners include:

  • 2010 Alyssa Kane, MA; University of Connecticut
  • 2009 PJ Maierhofer, PA; Penn State University
  • 2008 Tiffany Reicosky, MI; Ball State University
  • 2007 Karrissa Wimberley, FL; Florida State University
  • 2006 Katie Noland, FL; Geneva College
  • 2005 Brooke Walter, CA; University of Nebraska
  • 2004 Melissa Weygand, MD; University of Maryland
  • 2003 Stephanie Stevens, University of Southern California
  • 2002 Lanie Blankenship, VA; University of Tennessee
  • 2001 Julie Canterbury; University of Iowa
  • 2000 Bobbie Jo Solomon, PA; Penn State University
  • 1999 Ashley Clark, GA; University of Georgia
  • 1998 Tina Tomlins, PA; Indiana State University
  • 1997 Yolanda Martin, CA; University of Southern California
  • 1996 Robin Kay Sprague, FL; Palm Beach Atlantic
  • 1995 Tanya Pennock, IA; University of Iowa
  • 1994 Kim Masters, OK; University of Oklahoma
  • 1993 Jennifer Nero, OH; Youngstown State University
  • 1992 Rachelle Salem, CA; University of Utah
  • 1991 Debbi Akins, SC; University of South Carolina
  • 1990 Gina Adams, TX; Baylor University
  • 1989 Sheri Kurman, MD; University of Delaware
  • 1988 Tawny Broadbent, OH; Michigan State University
  • 1987 Missy Townsend, OH; Boston College
  • 1986 Laurie Mitchell, TN; University of South Carolina
  • 1985 Heather Smith, MD; University of Missouri
  • 1984 Christine Arford, CA; Cypress College
  • 1983 Shelly Evans, MO; University of Missouri
  • 1982 Bethany Evans, TX; Texas Tech University
  • 1981 Paige Carney, Scott Depot, WV
  • 1980 Dawn Dodson, Garland, TX
  • 1979 Debbie Campanellie, Long Beach, CA
  • 1978 Laurie Hixenbaugh, Belle Vernon, PA
  • 1977 Kelli Krull, Niagara Falls, NY
  • 1976 Kathy Skelton, White Pigeon, MI
  • 1975 Terri Dobos, Bethel Park, PA
  • 1974 Pam Lewis, Athens, GA
  • 1973 Debbie Weckesser, Baltimore, MD
  • 1972 Diane Tangeman, Omaha, NE
  • 1971 Cindy Harms, Arcadia, CA

Previous Miss Majorette of America winners include:

  • 2010 Melissa Cox, IL
  • 2009 MerrieBeth Cox, IL
  • 2008 Danielle Van Scoyk, MD
  • 2007 Danielle Cobb, VA
  • 2006 Chelsea Russell, NY
  • 2005 Karrissa Wimberly, FL
  • 2004 Stephanie Dallachesea, MD
  • 2003 Ashley Pedersen
  • 2002 Alysha Depp, PA
  • 2001 Tricia Daniels, GA
  • 2000 Meganne Britton, IL
  • 1999 Bobbie Jo Soloman, PA
  • 1998 Brandy Martin, CAN
  • 1997 Courtney Stangry, FL
  • 1996 Christy Alford, MD
  • 1995 Danielle Novakowski, IL
  • 1994 Erin Dolan, NY
  • 1993 Nichole Sylvester, OH
  • 1992 Michelle Pascoe, PA
  • 1991 Starla Adams, TX
  • 1990 Lora Riley, PA
  • 1989 Deena Alford, MD
  • 1988 Karalyn Baldinger, OH
  • 1987 Michelle Sylvester, OH
  • 1986 Gayl Anderson, New Albany, IN
  • 1985 Wendy Ligo, Bethel Park, PA
  • 1984 Kathy Kurtz, Anaheim, CA
  • 1983 Heathery Smith, Bridgeton, MO
  • 1982 Marylin Daniels, Savannah, GA
  • 1981 Lori Kessler, Latrobe, PA
  • 1980 Tricia Sol, Lanham, MD
  • 1979 Jennifer Horn, Yorba Linda, CA
  • 1978 Nathalie Enterline, Milton, PA
  • 1977 Nancy Dolfi, Pittsburgh, PA
  • 1976 Robin Rogers, Lancaster, VA
  • 1975 Nancy Ustain, Lansing, IL
  • 1974 Del Rae Cruzen, IL
  • 1973 Marva Mosier, Celina, OH
  • 1972 Shari Gainor, El Cajon, CA
  • 1971 Michelle Perry, Tulsa, OK
  • 1970 Sophie Schwab, Binghamton, NY
  • 1969 Terry Yavitz, St. Louis, MO
  • 1968 Karen Oakes, Knoxville, TN
  • 1967 Lynda Martha, Pittsburgh, PA
  • 1966 Cookie Richards, Chester, WV
  • 1965 Susan Cappeletto, Camp LeJeune, NC
  • 1964 Judy Watson, Pesacola, FL (held at World's Fair in July)
  • 1964 Connie Phillips, Knoxville, TN (held at St. Paul in January)
  • 1963 Cherrie Martin, Pineville, LA
  • 1962 Judy Barton, Knoxville, TN
  • 1961 Karren Berger, Salt Lake City, UT
  • 1960 Barbara Emminger, Binghamton, NY
  • 1959 Claudette Riley, Knoxville, TN
  • 1958 Elizabeth Hopson, Houston, TX
  • 1957 Ruth Ann Nethery, Lynhurst, OH
  • 1956 Carolyn Willis, Chesterfield, SC
  • 1955 Phillis Fleming, San Diego, CA
  • 1954 Janis Wadsworth, Miami, FL
  • 1953 Sonie Rogers, Watervliet, MI
  • 1952 Hilda Gay Mayberry, Louisville, KY
  • 1951 Dorothy Grover, Syracuse, NY
  • 1948 Mary Jean Peterson, Dwight, IL
  • 1947 Rosemary Schwebs, Menasha, WI

Previous Junior Miss Majorette of America winners include:

  • 2010 Ansley Cartee, SC
  • 2009 Susie Smithmyer, PA
  • 2008 Nicole Jensen, Iowa
  • 2007 Kristen Scali, OH
  • 2006 Danielle Cobb, VA
  • 2005 Chelsea Russell, New York
  • 2004 Lacey Seckar-Anderson, WI
  • 2002 Heather Senica, IL
  • 1999 Meganne Britton, IL
  • 1998 Lanie Blankenship, VA
  • 1997 Tricia Daniels, GA
  • 1996 Brandy Martin, NY
  • 1995 Melissa Weygand, MD
  • 1994 Lacey Abbott, CA
  • 1993 Danielle Novakowski, IL
  • 1992 Tina Tomlins, PA
  • 1991 Lindsay Hale, WI
  • 1990 Nichole Sylvester, OH
  • 1989 Michelle Paascoe, PA
  • 1988 Starla Adams, TX
  • 1987 Kristine Hartley
  • 1986 Amy Howard, Carlsbad, CA
  • 1985 Deena Alford, Riverdale, MD
  • 1984 Michelle Sylvester, Canton, OH
  • 1983 Wendy Ligo, Bethel Park, PA
  • 1982 Heather Smith, Bridgeton, MO
  • 1981 Missie Messner, Pt. St. Lucie, FL
  • 1980 Kathy Kurtz, Anaheim, CA
  • 1979 Tricia Sol, Lanham, MD
  • 1978 Marylin Daniels, Savannah, GA
  • 1977 Denna Prophy, Boardman, OH
  • 1976 Tami Thomas, Strongsville, OH
  • 1975 Debbie Fairleigh, St. Joseph, MI
  • 1974 Robin Rogers, Lancaster, VA
  • 1973 Allyson Zaloudek, Kremlin, OH
  • 1972 Tanya Carmack, Stow, OH
  • 1971 Robyn Sharp, Arcadia, CA
  • 1971 Linda Johnson, Minneapolis, MN
  • 1970 Robyn Moroz, Naperville, IL
  • 1969 Karen Pearson, Leander, TX
  • 1968 Karen Oakes, Knoxville, TN
  • 1967 Theresa Lowrance, Fort Worth, TX
  • 1966 Linda Martha, Pittsburgh, PA
  • 1965 Susan Cappeletto, Camp LeJeune, NC
  • 1964 Lana Conroy, Topeka, KS
  • 1963 Charlotte Reily, Baton Rouge, LA
  • 1962 Judy Watson, Pensacola, FL
  • 1961 Pat Knief, Burlington, IL
  • 1960 Cheri Knutson, Grand Forks, ND
  • 1959 Connie Smith, Tulsa, OK
  • 1958 Dorothy Farrar, Corpus Christi, TX
  • 1957 Judy Woosley, Miami, FL
  • 1956 Dee Dee Carmichael, Gary, IN
  • 1955 Carolyn Ford, Zionsville, IN

Previous Preteen Miss Majorette of America winners include:

  • 2010 Rebecca Lantz, CA
  • 2009 Braelynn Neely, WV
  • 2008 Savannah Miller
  • 2007 Brittany Frankel, MD
  • 2006 Alyssa Spencer, IN
  • 2005 Melissa Cox, IL
  • 2004 Kristen Scali, OH
  • 2002 Danielle Cobb, VA
  • 1999 Brittany Ecalano, MD
  • 1998 Stephanie Radi, NY
  • 1997 Ashlee Pederson, MO
  • 1996 Meganne Britton, IL
  • 1995 Whitney Whittaker, WV
  • 1994 Tricia Daniels, GA
  • 1993 Veena Goel, CA
  • 1992 Courtney Stangry, FL
  • 1991 Tina Tomlins, PA
  • 1990 Lacey Abbot, CA
  • 1989 Suzanne Lumbard
  • 1988 Erin Dolan, OH
  • 1987 Nichole Sylvester, OH
  • 1986 Michelle Pascoe, Bethel Park, PA
  • 1985 Lee Lamar, GA
  • 1984 Angela Hoey, New Brighton, PA
  • 1983 Kristine Hartley, Pittsburgh, PA
  • 1982 Kelly Manack, Belle Vernon, PA
  • 1981 Deena Alford, Riverdale, MD
  • 1980 Lisa Fedick, DePew, NY
  • 1979 Heather Smith, Brideton, MO

Pre-teen division newly created. No winners prior to '79

Previous Juvenile Miss Majorette of America winners include:

  • 2010 Gillian Brooks, MI
  • 2009 Kylie Cates, OH
  • 2008 Braelynn Neely, WV
  • 2007 Savannah Miller
  • 2006 Rebecca Lantz, CA
  • 2005 Rachel Joy Kahan, CA
  • 2004 Rejoyce Green, CA
  • 2000 Danielle Cobb, VA
  • 1999 Chelsea Russell, NY
  • 1998 Heather Campbell, PA
  • 1997 Ann Elise Debelina, IL
  • 1996 Alyssa Speicher
  • 1995 Brittany Ecalono, MD
  • 1994 Jaime Thompson
  • 1993 Whitney Whittaker, WV
  • 1992 Veena Goel, CA
  • 1991 Tricia Daniels, GA
  • 1990 Jennifer Radi, NY
  • 1989 Courtney Stangry, FL
  • 1988 Kelly Daniels, GA
  • 1987 Suzanne Lombard, MI
  • 1986 Roxanne Valentino, Massillon, OH
  • 1985 Michelle Pascoe, West Chester, PA
  • 1984 Nicole Sylvester, Canton, OH
  • 1983 Jennifer Nero, Canton, OH
  • 1982 Liane Aramaki, Northridge, CA
  • 1981 Stacey Alford, Riverdale, MD
  • 1980 Kristie Addis, Kolcomb, MS
  • 1979 Michelle Sylvester, Canton, OH
  • 1978 Bernadette Nemeth, Munhall, PA
  • 1977 Lisa Marie Fedick, DePew, NY
  • 1976 Crissy Brooks, Salem, OH
  • 1975 Kelly St. John, Mogadore, OH
  • 1974 Kelley Hewitt, Tampa, FL
  • 1973 Tami Thomas, Strongsville, OH
  • 1972 Amy Callaway, Montgomery, AL
  • 1971 Allyson Zalundek, Kremlin, OK
  • 1970 Robin Rogers, Chicago, IL

Previous Little Miss Majorette of America winners include:

  • 2010 Emma Pittman, OH
  • 2009 Grace Wood
  • 2008 Kylie Cates, OH
  • 2007 Olivia Hurt
  • 2006 Lexi Duda, MD
  • 2005 Braelynn Neely, WV
  • 2004 Rebecca Lantz, CA
  • 2003 Rachel Joy Kahan, CA
  • 2002 Haley Shiver, TX
  • 2000 Alyssa Spencer, IN
  • 1999 Kristilee Ginther, PA
  • 1998 Kristen Scali, OH
  • 1997 Merriebeth Cox, IL
  • 1996 Heather Campbell, PA
  • 1995 Briana Costello, CA
  • 1994 Kristin Sagona
  • 1993 Jamie Egan, OH
  • 1992 Branden Dickerson
  • 1991 Shelby Omdoff, PA
  • 1990 Whitney Whittaker, WV
  • 1989 Tarrah Thompson
  • 1988 Bobbie Jo Soloman, PA
  • 1987 Jennifer Radi, NY
  • 1986 Courtney Stangry, Haines City, FL
  • 1985 Allison Stadtmueller, Oshkosh, WI
  • 1984 Kelly Daniels, Savannah, GA
  • 1983 Hayley Guillot, Pascagoula, MS
  • 1982 Sara Kinglsey, Centralia, IL
  • 1981 Stephanie Coe, Houston, TX
  • 1980 Janet Gryder, Keller, TX
  • 1979 Missy Thorpe, Seminole, FL
  • 1978 Shelly Amanda Oakley, Moss Point, MS
  • 1977 Michele Sylvester, Canton, OH
  • 1976 Denise Becker, Rincon, VA
  • 1975 Donelle Roy, Omaha, NE
  • 1974 Jami Huffer, Middletown, MD
  • 1973 Cindy Peters, Canfield, OH
  • 1972 Jean Seckar, Oshkosh, WI
  • 1971 Kelly Hewitt, Tampa, FL
  • 1970 Lori Sypek, W.Holyoke, MA
  • 1969 Cathy Fujimi, Glendale, CA
  • 1968 Pam Edwards, Memphis, TN
  • 1967 Brenda Cunningham, Fort Worth, TX

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