1952 Margie Broering
1953 Eleanore Mack
1954 Barbara Randa
1955 Carol Hagerman
1956 Eleanor Wood
1957 Kathryn Gabriel
1958 Cindy Garrison
1959 Marie Dicarlo
1960 Corrine Huff
1961 Alice Englemann
1962 Joan Colucy
1963 Gloria McBride
1964 Gail Krielow
1965 Sue Downey
1966 Karen Dietz
1967 Phyllis Smith
1968 Linda Hoyle
1969 Marilyn Singleton
1970 Jane Harrison
1971 Karen Haus
1972 Kathleen Kehlmier
1973 Jackie Urbanek
1974 Kay Phillips
1975 Sandra Kurdas
1976 Karen Myers
1977 Lesa Rummell
1978 Sheila Anderson
1979 Carolyn Houlihan
1980 Kim Thomas
1981 Kim Seelbrede
1982 Kim Weeda
1983 Gina Gangale
1984 Roxi Erwin
1985 Lisa Barlow
1986 Halle Berry
1987 Hallie Bonnell
1988 Gina West
1989 Lisa Thompson
1990 Melissa Proctor
1991 Amy Glaze
1992 Courtney Baber
1993 Andrea Pacione
1994 Lisa Allison
1995 Julia Hughes
1996 Melissa Boyd
1997 Michelle Mouser
1998 Cindy Madden
1999 Melinda Miller
2000 Cheya Watkins
2001 Amanda Canary
2002 Kimberly Mullen
2003 Candace Smith
2004 Lauren Kelsey Hall
2005 Aisha Berry
2006 Stacy Offenberger
2007 Anna Melomud
2008 Monica Day
2009 Natasha Vivoda
2011 Ashley Caldwell
Winner (65, 81)
1st Runner-up (86)
2nd Runner-up (12)
3rd Runner-up (82)
4th Runner-up (57, 72)
Semi-Finalist (53, 54, 56, 60, 64, 66, 68, 70, 90, 99)
Sue Downey, the first Miss Ohio USA to win Miss USA in 1965.
have enjoyed a successful program over the past
few years and here are some testimonials of what
professionals, contestants and family members,
and titleholders have to say.
to what some business professionals
have to say . . .
offer each of the young ladies an opportunity
of growth and success in many areas. Thank
you. Our community is looking forward to
a long and strong relationship with you
in the years to come.
was a pleasure to again be a major sponsor
of the Pageants. The production is first
class all the way. Proctor Productions,
LLC. instills strong values in all of the
young women who participate. I am sure
the girls leave a much better person for
you are aware, I attend many pageants every
year on behalf of our magazine . . . Let
me commend you on your first-rate production.
It was gratifying to see how much care
was taken throughout the even to ensure
an outcome of total fairness and impartiality
for all who participated. Lastly, thank
you for your total professionalism and
boundless talent to direct such a successful
is a massive undertaking to put together
such a professional event, but Melissa
Proctor Pitchford does it with very high
ethical standards and class. People come
from all over the country to be involved.
behalf of the entire staff of the theater,
I sincerely thank you for bringing such
a first-class event to our venue. You and
your staff are a pleasure with which to
work and are professional in all aspects
of the event production.
a volunteer during the event, my perspective
allows me to see the interaction of the
leadership, staff, judges, and contestants.
Rarely have I seen MORE commitment to integrity,
fairness, grace and class.
just wanted to take this opportunity to
say thank you for allowing me to be a part
of the Miss Michigan USA and Miss Ohio
USA pageants. Being in my business, I have
seen many pageants, but non have been quite
as organized as these. I can't imagine
why any young lady wouldn't want to be
a part of something so fabulous.
year, having served as a judge for the
pageant, I have an even greater respect
and admiration for the effort that goes
into making the pageant the spectacular
production that it obviously has become.
prestige the pageant delivers has left
an indelible mark on our community. From
community leaders to those visiting our
city, I have heard nothing but high marks
for the pageant. I want to extend my thanks,
appreciation, and congratulations for a
just wanted to say thank you so much for
allowing me to be a part of the pageant.
I had the time of my life. Your show was
by far one of the best. I would love to
be a part of your organization for years
and your organization are a class act.
I can see why you received the Director
of the Year award.
Listen to what
contestants and their families say
about the program . . .
of all, I just want to say . . . what a
wonderful production. This was my first
year and I was very impressed with every
aspect of the organization. You guys are
doing a wonderful job!
you for running a beautiful and professional
pageant! It was everything we expected
and more. What a learning experience for
would like to take a moment to thank all
of the staff for helping all of us girls
the pageant weekend. Thank you for all
of the time and effort you put into making
the pageant happen. I had the time of my
wanted to thank you for the opportunity
I had to be in the pageant. It was the
first pageant I have done, and it was a
truly wonderful learning experience. I
learned a lot about myself while preparing
for the pageant, and also about what I
want to do now for the future.
you so much for all of your hard work in
directing the pageants. I know it must
be a tough job keeping so many women organized,
together and scheduled! Every moment was
filled with excitement, challenge and fun
know it takes a great deal of time, effort
and expertise to organize the pageants.
You do a marvelous job. The event is professionally
executed and wonderfully entertaining.
wanted to say thank you for such a wonderful
weekend. It will be an experience that
we will always remember. The production
was unbelievable. I thought we were at
the Miss USA pageant!
just wanted to say that this was our second
year at state and it was an absolutely
fantastic show! I couldn't believe how
beautiful the stage looked, especially
with all the girls on it! Hats off to you
and your crew for a job well done.
special thank you to all the chaperones
and volunteers. I know they worked very
hard and I was grateful for all of their
help and support. I learned a lot about
myself and will use that in the future!
Thank you for this opportunity . . . I
can't wait to come back next year!
have been to quite a few Miss USA preliminaries
in other states. None of them have even
come close to being as well run or as professional
as yours. Kent and Felicia are fantastic
and together you all made my first pageant
experience the best it could be.
would have NEVER in a million years thought
that I would be up on a stage in front
of people in my swimsuit. When I got out
on that stage after practicing with everyone,
I realized that I did have confidence and
I'm so happy that you guys at the pageant
helped me to find it. I just wanted to
thank you for that.
is what some past titleholders have
to say . . .
just wanted to take some time to thank
you and tell you how much I appreciate
everything that you do and have done for
me. You're the best! I can't imagine what
I would do without you!
you over and over for your warm hearts.
I always felt truly welcome in your presence
or home. You helped make this past year
one I'll never forget.
you so much for your hospitality and generosity.
I couldn't ask for a more caring State
can't even begin to thank you for everything!
This year has been so incredible, and I
had so many memories that will last a lifetime.
Thank you for all the time and dedication
you put into this program and into me.
I will miss you and love you very much!
am so glad to have this experience and
to have met you and gained so many new
had so much fun at Miss USA! Thank you
for all the preparation and for being the
best director, but also a friend. I'm so
glad God brought you into my life and I'm
looking forward to a great rest of the
am so excited to see what the future holds,
but no matter what, I will walk away with
a new friend!
do I begin? Thank you for everything. Thank
you for being the greatest director as
well as a friend. You have done more for
my life than you'll ever know.
you for producing such a well organized
pageant. I have thoroughly enjoyed my reign.
you so much for all of your love. I couldn't
be happier with my year. It's more than
I ever dreamed it could be. I will miss
being your queen and daughter.
you for believing in me. Out of all of
the incredible things that you do, that
has meant the most. Every woman who has
the opportunity to become your titleholder
will be forever changed for the better
because of it. Thank you.
have shared so many meaningful words of
advice that have helped me keep my head
held highâ€”no matter
what the outcome of an event. Your love
and support and generosity have been greatly
appreciated. Thanks again for everything.