RALEIGH 6/22/2018 – Caroline Credle, Miss Clayton’s Outstanding Teen, was crowned Miss North Carolina’s Outstanding Teen 2018 tonight. Credle’s platform was “Care Baskets 4 Care Givers” and performed a ballet variation to “La Esmeralda.” She is the daughter of Cliff and Sylvia Credle of Raleigh.

The Top 5 Candidates Included:

  • Fourth Runner Up – Miss Fayetteville’s Outstanding Teen, Maura Westbrook
  • Third Runner Up – Miss Western Carolina’s Outstanding Teen – Keeli Jones
  • Second Runner Up – Miss Moore County’s Outstanding Teen – Calli McIntyre
  • First Runner Up – Miss Johnston County’s Outstanding Teen – Peyton Brown

The Top 15 Candidates included:

  •  Miss Charlotte’s Outstanding Teen – Chayse George
  •  Miss Carolina Foothills’ Outstanding Teen – Taylor Loyd
  •  Miss Piedmont’s Outstanding Teen – Alexandria Franks
  •  Miss Garner’s Outstanding Teen – Madison Walker
  •  Miss Mecklenburg County’s Outstanding Teen – Mckenzie Cox
  •  Miss Johnston County’s Outstanding Teen – Peyton Brown
  •  Miss Queen City’s Outstanding Teen – Madeline Alexanian
  •  Miss Gaston County’s Outstanding Teen – Lilly Beaver
  •  Miss Western Carolina’s Outstanding Teen – Keelie Jones
  • Miss Moore County’s Outstanding Teen – Calli McIntyre
  • Miss Cabarrus County’s Outstanding Teen – Harley Tilque
  • Miss Fayetteville’s Outstanding Teen – Maura Westbrook
  • Miss Duplin County’s Outstanding Teen – Leah Gillikin
  • Miss Greater Carolina’s Outstanding Teen – Karlee Sanderford
  • Miss Clayton’s Outstanding Teen – Caroline Credle

Top 10 Candidates Include:

  • Miss Gaston County – Lilly Beaver
  • Miss Fayetteville’s Outstanding Teen – Maura Westbrook
  • Miss Carolina Foothill’s Outstanding Teen – Taylor Loyd
  • Miss Western Carolina’s Outstanding Teen – Keelie Jones
  • Miss Queen City’s Outstanding Teen – Madeline Alexanian
  • Miss Clayton’s Outstanding Teen – Caroline Credle
  • Miss Piedmont’s Outstanding Teen – Alexandria Franks
  • Miss Greater Carolina’s Outstanding Teen – Karlee Sanderford
  • Miss Moore County’s Outstanding Teen – Calli McIntyre
  • Miss Johnston County’s Outstanding Teen – Peyton Brown

Top 8 Candidates Include:

  • Miss Western Carolina’s Outstanding Teen – Keelie Jones
  • Miss Piedmont’s Outstanding Teen – Alexandria Franks
  • Miss Carolina Foothill’s Outstanding Teen – Taylor Loyd
  • Miss Clayton’s Outstanding Teen – Caroline Credle
  • Miss Moore County’s Outstanding Teen – Calli McIntyre
  • Miss Gaston County – Lilly Beaver
  • Miss Fayetteville’s Outstanding Teen – Maura Westbrook
  • Miss Johnston County’s Outstanding Teen – Peyton Brown

$300 “Teens in Action” Award given by MNCOTeen 2017, Marissa Garrison and presented by McKenzie Hansley, MNCOTeen 2015 was awarded to Miss Moore County’s Outstanding Teen, Calli McIntyre

$300 Scholastic Achievement Award given by MNCOTeen 2013, Emili McPhail and presented by McKenzie Faggart, MNCOTeen 2011 was awarded to Miss Queen City’s Outstanding Teen, Madeline Alexanian

$500 CMNH Miracle Maker Award given by Megan Huff was awarded to Miss Moore County’s Outstanding Teen, Calli McIntyre

$300 Congeniality Award given and presented by MNCOTeen 2014, Karson Fair was awarded to Miss Clayton’s Outstanding Teen, Caroline Credle

$250 Non Finalist Interview Award given by Tim Stratton given by Catherine White, MNCOTeen 2016 was awarded to: Miss Belmont’s Outstanding Teen, Avery Pickett and Miss Cleveland’s Outstanding Teen, Chloe Clary

Two $100 Non-Finalist Talent Award given and presented by MNCOTeen 2007 BrieAnna Hester Alford was awarded to Miss Metrolina’s Outstanding Teen, Meghan Gadsden and Miss Wilmington’s Outstanding Teen, Andi Creech

Miss North Carolina 2018 will be crowned at 8pm live on ABC11 and ABC11.com. Tickets for the event are available at MissNC.org/MissNC2018.

About the Miss NC Organization

As an official state preliminary associated with the Miss America Organization, the Miss North Carolina Scholarship Organization is a part of the largest scholarship providing organization for women in the world. Promoting an emphasis on academics and communication skills, the Miss NC Organization is considered a launching pad for young women to further their academic and career goals. For more information about volunteering or competing, please visit www.missnc.org.

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Miss North Carolina Scholarship Pageant, Inc.
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