(Updated 10/03/2011)

(some photos by Julius Tolentino)

If anyone has photos for those Miss Virginias where a photo is not available, please send it to
lithses@aol.com

Name Year Photographs More Photos Placement at Miss America
Caitlin Uze
crowned Miss Greater Richmond
2010   Top 10
Quality of Life Finalist
 
Chinah Hellmandollar Jewell
crowned Miss Smith Mountain Lake
2009      
Caressa Cameron
crowned Miss Arlington
2009


Preliminary Talent Winner
Miss America 2010
 
Tara Wheeler
crowned Miss Arlington
2008   Quality of Life Finalist  
Hannah Kiefer
crowned Miss Mountain Empire
2007   3rd Runner-Up  
Adrianna Sgarlata Schweizer
crowned Miss Arlington
 
2006   Quality of Life Finalist  
Kristi Glakas Ingram
crowned Miss Apple Blossom Festival
2005

Swimsuit Preliminary Award
3rd Runner-Up

 
Mariah Rice Jenkins
from Mechanicsville
crowned Miss Greater Richmond
2004

Miss America Children's Champion Award Winner  
Nancy Redd
from Martinsville
crowned Miss Martinsville-Henry Counties
2003



Top 10
Swimsuit Preliminary Award
Miss America Children's Champion Award Winner
 
Jennifer Pitts McKenna
from Arlington
crowned Miss Apple Blossom Festival
2002

   
Meghan Shanley
from Virginia Beach
crowned Miss Hampton Holly Days Festival
2001

 
Jackie Cook Hedblom
Colonial Heights
Miss Hampton/Newport News
2000 Jacqueline Cook - Miss Virginia 2000

 
Crystal Lewis Mullins
Portsmouth
Miss Lynchburg Festival
1999 Crystal Lewis - Miss Virginia 1999

Preliminary Talent Award
Nita Booth Young
Tidewater
Miss Tidewater
1998 1998 - Nita Booth

 
Nicole Johnson
Virginia Beach
Miss Lynchburg Festival
1998/
1999
Miss Virginia 1998/Miss America 1999 - Nicole Johnson

Miss America 1999
Kelli Quick
Lynchburg
Miss Lynchburg Festival
1997 Kelli Quick - Miss Virginia 1997

Non-finalist talent award
Michelle Kang
Fredericksburg
Miss Apple Blossom Festival
1996 Michele Kang - Miss Virginia 1996

 Non-finalist talent award
Amber Medlin Keever
Virginia Beach
Miss Virginia Beach
1995

 
Cullen Johnson
Norfolk
Miss Central Shenandoah Valley
1994

1st runner up to Miss America; Preliminary Swimsuit
Nancy Glisson Lucy
Williamsburg
Miss Lynchburg Festival
1993

4th runner up to Miss America
Lora Flattum Hamp
Isle of Wight
Miss Apple Blossom Festival
1992

Non-finalist talent award
Sheri Huffman Magehee
Lynchburg
Miss Amhearst County
1991

Sheri Huffman Magehee - 1991

 Non-finalist talent award
Shannon DePuy Bream
Lynchburg
Miss Amhearst County
1990

Top Ten Finalist
Tami Elliott Harrison
Newport News
Miss Portsmouth-Seawall Festival
1989

Non-finalist talent award
April Fleming Powers
Richmond
Miss Richmond
1988

April Fleming Powers - 1988

 
Heidi Lammi Brink
Alexandria
Miss Northern Virginia
1987   Top Ten Finalist
Julianne Smith Kiedinger
Yorktown
Miss Williamsburg
1986

1st runner up to Miss America; Preliminary Swimsuit
Kimberly Johnson Block
Coeburn
Miss Lonesome Pine
1985    
Susan Parker Potter
Covington
Miss Alleghany Highlands
1984

 
Lisa Aliff
Roanoke
Miss Vinton Dogwood Festival
1983 Lisa Aliff - Miss Virginia 1983

 
Beverly Cooke Young
Richmond
Miss Portsmouth-Seawall Festival
1982 Beverly Cooke - Miss Virginia 1982

Beverly Cooke - Miss Virginia 1982

 
Vicky Pulliam Robertson
Martinsville
Miss Martinsville/Henry County
1981 Vicky Pulliam - Miss Virginia 1981

 
Holly Jereme Wright
Roanoke
Miss Roanoke Valley
1980 Holly Jereme Wright - Miss Virginia 1980

 
Darlene McIntosh Gruber
Chesapeake
Miss Chesapeake
1979 Darlene McIntosh - Miss Virginia 1979    
Paige Brown Kamin
Alexandria
Miss Fairfax County
1978 Paige Brown - Miss Virginia 1978

 
Kylene Barker McNeill
Galax
Miss Pulaski County
 
1978 Miss Virginia 1978 - Kylene Barker

Miss America 1979
Terri Bartlett Osborne
Newport News
Miss Norfolk
1977 Terri Bartlett - Miss Virginia 1977

 
Pamela Polk Parker
Richmond
Miss Peanut Festival
1976 Pamela Polk - Miss Virginia 1976   Top Ten Finalist, Talent Winner
Joan Grady Gardner
Virginia Beach
Miss Virginia Beach
1975 1975 - Joan Gardner

 
Stephanie Dowdy Harteben
Virginia Beach
Miss Virginia Beach
1974 Stephanie Dowdy - Miss Virginia 1974

 
Elinda Gail Vandeventer
Pulaski
Miss Pulaski
1973 Elinda Gail Vandeventer - Miss Virginia 1973

 
Dona Marie Pillow Forehand
Lynchburg
Miss Lynchburg
1972 Dona Marie Pillow - Miss Virginia 1972

 
Linda Jean Moyer
Norfolk
Miss Norfolk
1971 Linda Jean Moyer - Miss Virginia 1971

 
Jeannette Smith VandeLinde
Roanoke
Miss Roanoke Valley
1970 Jeannette Smith - Miss Virginia 1970

 
Sydney Lee Lewis MacDowell
Hampton
Miss Hampton/Newport News
1969 Sydney Lee Lewis - Miss Virginia 1969

 
Cherie Davis Allen
Clifton Forge
Miss Alleghany Highlands
1968 1968 - Cherie Davis

Top Ten Finalist, Talent Winner
Barbara Yost Brower
Roanoke
Miss Roanoke Valley
1967 1967 - Barbara Yost

 
Linda Maclin Howard
Roanoke
Miss Roanoke Valley
1966 1966 - Linda Jo Maclin

Miss Congeniality

Jean Inge Cox
Norfolk
Miss Norfolk
1965 1965 - Jean Inge

Jean Inge, Miss Virginia 1965 and Carolyn Eddy

 
Carolyn Eddy Sale
Norfolk
Miss Norfolk
1964 Carolyn Eddy - Miss Virginia 1964

 
Dorcas Campbell  Mallory
Fairfield
Miss Rockbridge County
1963 1963 - Corcas Dara Campbell

1963 - Dorcas Campbell with the Governor

Top Ten Finalist, Talent Winner
Patricia Gaulding
Richmond
Miss Richmond
1962 1962 - Patricia Jean Gaulding    
Charlotte Thomas Churchill
Roanoke
Miss Lynchburg
1961 Charlotte Thomas - Miss Virginia 1961    
Catherine Birch  Daniel
Staunton
Miss Bristol
1960 Catherine Birch - Miss Virginia 1960

 
Alice Sue Williams
Richmond
Miss Williamsburg
1959

"Most Talented in All Other Fields" Award
Barbara Guthrie Cobb
Martinsville
Miss Martinsville
1958 Barbara Guthrie - Miss Virginia 1958  
Rebecca Lee Edmunds
Roanoke
Miss Roanoke Valley
1957 Rebecca Lee - Miss Virginia 1957    
Rebecca Richardson (deceased)
Martinsville
Miss Martinsville
1956    
Betty Sue Mathews Dipboye
Norfolk
Miss Virginia Beach
1955 Betty Sue Matthews - Miss Virginia 1955    
Julie Ann Bruening Clarke
Swoope
Staunton-Augusta County
1954

 
Anne Lee Ceglis (deceased)
Norfolk
1953   2nd runner up to Miss America
Edna Long  Morgan
Richmond
1952 1952 - Edna Long    
Shirley Bryant
Norfolk
1951 Shirley Bryant - Miss Virginia 1951    
Gloria Fenderson Dance
Petersburg
1950 Gloria Fenderson - Miss Virginia 1950    
Betty Lewis (deceased)
Norfolk
1949 Betty Lewis - Miss Virginia 1949    
Bobby Joe Wilson Jennings
Hillsville
1948 Bobby Wilson - Miss Virginia 1948    
Ruth Ellen Mears Taylor
Cape Charles
1947 1947 - Ruthellen Mears    
Bette Cannon (deceased)
Alexandria
1946 1946 - Bette Jean Cannon

 
NO Pageant 1945      
NO Pageant 1944    
Dorothy Taylor (deceased)
Richmond
1943    
Charlotte Smith (deceased)
Fredericksburg
1942 1942 - Charlotte Smith    
Jacquelyn McWinn (deceased)
Waynesboro
1941 Jacqueline McWin - Miss Virginia 1941

Finalist
Virginia Campbell Woodford
Charlottesville
 
1940 1940 - Virginia Campbell Woodford    
Rosa Marie Elliott
Suffolk
1939 1939 - Rose Marie Elliott   4th runner up to Miss America
Kathleen Mann
North Arlington
1938 1938 - Kathleen Mann    
Frances LeSultan
Kecoughtan
1937 1937 - Frances LeSultan   Finalist
Dolores Taylor (deceased) 1936   Finalist
  1935    
  1934    
Evangeline Glidwell 1933 No photo available   3rd runner up to Miss America
NO Pageant 1932    
NO Pageant 1931    
NO Pageant 1930    
NO Pageant 1929    
NO Pageant 1928    
No Miss VA 1927    
Eleanor V. Reid 1926 No photo available   Finalist