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Complete list of Miss Ohio USA 2023 candidates


The Miss Ohio USA 2023 coronation night will take place at The Vern Riffe Center for the Arts in Portsmouth, Ohio, United States on May 20, 2023. It is the 72nd edition of the state-level beauty pageant that selects Ohio’s candidate for Miss USA, which selects the Miss Universe candidate of the U.S.

Currently, Ohio has 23 Miss USA placements including the coronation of Sue Downey in 1965 and Kim Seelbrede in 1981 and the first runner-up finish on Halle Berry in 1986. Representing the state, Sir’Quora Carroll was third runner-up to Miss USA 2022 R-Bonney Gabriel, who went on to win Miss Universe 2022.


Representing Franklin County, Carrol was 23 when she was crowned Miss Ohio USA 2022 at The Vern Riffe Center for the Arts on May 21, 2022. The respective first, second, third, fourth and fifth runners-up were Kiyasia Hudson of Lorain County, Emily Quinn of Goodyear Heights, Carolina Reinoso of Columbus, Olivia Miller of Oakley and Allison Greenwood of St. Clairsville.

There are 61 women competing for the Miss Ohio USA 2023 title. Here are the candidates:

  1. Madalyn Brooks (Akron)
  2. Cassandra Ponzi (Ashland)
  3. Jasmine Roach (Baltimore)
  4. Nyree Brooks (Barberton)
  5. Makenzie Compton (Bexley)
  6. Cara DeChurch (Canfield)
  7. Megan Hiler (Celina)
  8. Mackenzie Schutt (Central Ohio)
  9. Ava Fowler (Cincinnati)
  10. Journee Carnegie (Cleveland)
  11. Karrington Rainey (Clifton)
  12. Argisa Deda (Cuyahoga County)
  13. Ellaina Swallows (Dayton)
  14. Sarah Julien-Bell (Discovery City)
  15. Allie Moon (Dublin)
  16. Kiyasia Hudson (Elyria)
  17. Allison Greenwood (Emerald City)
  18. Santazya Fuller (Euclid)
  19. Katarina Putnick (Fairfield)
  20. Jade Paris (Franklin)
  21. Morgan Payne (Franklin County)
  22. Olivia Harrison (Gallipolis)
  23. Macy Hudson (Gem City)
  24. Brianna Barnett (Glass City)
  25. Julia Tousel (Greater Cleveland)
  26. Brooke Stanley (Greater Columbus)
  27. Janae’ Littlejohn (Greater SE Columbus)
  28. Makayla Nolan (Grove City)
  29. Emily Quinn (Hall of Fame City)
  30. Taylor Roberts (Hamilton County)
  31. Marisa Matsanoff (Heart of Ohio)
  32. Amanda Phillips (Jefferson)
  33. Summer Acord (Logan)
  34. Cielo Camacho (Cielo Camacho)
  35. Victoria Calvin (Mahoning County)
  36. Gabrielle Haney (Maumee)
  37. Kaley Elliott (Mentor)
  38. Victoria Kabungulu (Mid-Ohio)
  39. Jordan Ross (Montgomery County)
  40. Lily Kaufman (New Albany)
  41. Kasey Jackson (Newark)
  42. Lillian Kish (North Central Ohio)
  43. Alexia Gomez (North Columbus)
  44. Mercia Stephens (North East Ohio)
  45. Hannah Hassan (Northwestern Ohio)
  46. Ivy Sovine (Norwick Township)
  47. Taryn Valentino (Okeana)
  48. Raven McClintock (Proctorville)
  49. De’jaNae Sargent (Queen City)
  50. Indee Sanders (Shaker Heights)
  51. Kayla Smith (Sidney)
  52. Sirena Cunningham (South Central)
  53. Morgan Murchland (Southeastern Ohio)
  54. Lacy Herdman (Springfield)
  55. Anna Curtis (Summit County)
  56. Jasmine Zanes (Tiltonsville)
  57. Andrea Hunter (Toledo)
  58. Fatou Gueye (Walnut Hills)
  59. Katelyn Zhao (West Chester)
  60. Elizabeth Allen (Westwood)
  61. Alicia Jackson (Youngstown)

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