Teen Contestants

Miss South Dakota Teen USA 2022 Contestants


Kiara E.
I have been so blessed to have such amazing supporters throughout this whole entire process. My grandpa Bob emry, My grandma Paula Burtt Emry, Marti Sudbeck, and so many more amazing people have supported me.Not only did they support me financially but also emotionally, Im beyond greatful for everything my friends and family have done for me throughout this pageant.

Heather G.
Thank you to everyone who has supported me throughout this new journey. I am very grateful to have so much love and support from my family and friends. I would especially like to thank my parents, Rex and Lynette, and my sister Hayley. This has been a fantastic opportunity and one I will never forget!

Rachel H.
I would love to thank everyone in my life that has supported me with their generosity. I want to thank Sandra Rose in Tyndall for my beautiful dresses. My sponsors also include my sister, parents, teachers, friends, extended family, and employers that have supported and helped me grow up with strong values and character. They have taught me generosity, love, compassion, understanding, and knowledge to make this world a better and brighter place. Now I have the values, determination, and character to be a service to our great community.

Alexis K.
Thank you to all my friends and family for the unending support during this process of competing. I couldn't have done it without you all. It is a great honor to represent the town of Harrisburg.

Cayla N.
Charles Mix County
I would like to give a big thanks to all my friends and family who supported me through my preparations.

Lindsey P.
Black Hills
Thank you, Grandma and Grandpa. You are always there to show your love and support. Thank you to Tyrrell Tires. Your generous donation is so truly appreciated. Thank you to Scotty's Auto Sales. I just loved your comment about how you love to help kids. To Val Simpson, thank you so much for all of your time you dedicated to making my interview skills the best they can be. Thank you to Aunt Becki and Kara for always supporting me. Also, a huge thank you to Cheryl at Reset Weight, Planet Fitness, Bella Tan, Dr. Jared Taylor, Dr. Wittenberg, Shandra Allerdings (beautician), Black Hills Surgical Hospital, Michelle Oviedo, Jim Meier, Jin Washington, Shannon Young, Cami Gottsleben, Bev Loftin and Laura DeRuyter for your generous donations.

Madisen V.
I was blessed enough to have a load of sponsors from my town and my local community, however I would first like to thank my parents, Ashley and Josh Vetter. They have supported every decision I have ever made, including the impulse ones. Thank You and I wouldn't be the person I am without you. Thank you so much to these businesses that have given me the opportunity to compete and represent my town and their name. B and E Siding and Windows- Aberdeen; Culvers- Aberdeen; Exp Reality- Aberdeen; Allevity Entertainment- Aberdeen; The Buckle- Aberdeen; Dairy Queen- Aberdeen; Corson News LLC- McLaughlin; Ken's Super Fair Foods-Aberdeen; Lee and Jundt Auto Body- Mobridge; Valley Queen- Milbank

Bella W.
Sioux Falls
I would like to give a big thank you to the following sponsors for funding me throughout my journey. Squealers Smokeshack, my employers, have given me continuous support and encouragement. Also, thank you Reliabank for helping me fulfill this dream. Thank you to my friends and family for always doing their best to aid me and bear a hand. Thank you all!

Elizabeth W.
Minnehaha County
Thank you to my friends and family for their support! And a very special thank you to my Dad, whos always been one of my biggest inspirations and supporters. Love ya Dad:)