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Complete list of Miss Iowa USA 2022 candidates


Miss Iowa USA 2021 Katie Wadman, 22, of Des Moines, Iowa, United States will crown her successor at the Des Moines Marriott Downtown in Des Moines on May 21, 2022. It is the 70th edition of the state-level beauty pageant that selects Iowa’s candidate for Miss USA, which selects the Miss Universe candidate of the U.S.

Currently, Iowa has 10 Miss USA placements including the coronation of Carol Morris in 1956 and the fifth runner-up finish of Carlyn Bradarich in 2014. The most recent one was in 2019 when Baylee Drezek finished in the Top 15.


Wadman was crowned Miss Iowa USA 2021 at the Des Moines Marriott Downtown in Des Moines on May 8, 2021. Representing Iowa, she was unplaced at Miss USA 2021 at the Paradise Cove Theater of the River Spirit Casino Resort in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA on November 29, 2021.

There are 28 women competing for the Miss Iowa USA 2022 title. Here are the candidates:

  1. Emily Gibson (Adel)
  2. Evelyn Deboer (Ames)
  3. Adriana Ballew (Boone County)
  4. Isiana Carr Coleman (Bremer County)
  5. Margaret Tillotson (Burlington)
  6. Aubreyonna McGill (Centerville)
  7. Randi Estabrook (Central Iowa)
  8. Katelyn Flanigan (Davenport)
  9. McKenzie Kerry (Des Moines)
  10. Brooklyn Hankins (Downtown)
  11. Toni Meyer (Dubuque)
  12. Faith Bourgeacq (East Village)
  13. Stephanie Moore (Eastern Iowa)
  14. Cassandra Stewart (Grandview)
  15. Jill Nguyen (Hawkeye)
  16. Alyssa McMillan (Johnson County)
  17. Hayley Buettell (Morning Sun)
  18. Abby Davis (Newton)
  19. Eliza Marks (Northeast Iowa)
  20. Abigaille Batu-Tiako (Oskaloosa)
  21. Kaylyn Peel (Polk County)
  22. Caroline Sipiera (Quad Cities)
  23. Reilly Moeller (Scott County)
  24. Hannah Heckert (Sioux City)
  25. Gabriela Anderson (Southeast Iowa)
  26. Aida Almanza (Story County)
  27. Kee’Ajah Scott (Waterloo)
  28. Aubree Driscoll (Wyoming)

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