2019 Miss Idaho Teen USA Contestants 2018 Miss Idaho Teen USA Contestants Alicia Reuben WEST KOOSKIA Alicia Reuben is a student athlete at Clearwater Valley Highschool in Kooskia, Idaho. She is a 16-year-old junior. Alicia enjoys spending time outdoors, with friends, and family. She is very motivated and always strives to do her best. Alicia also likes to be engaged in the activities she’s involved in like basketball, volleyball, track, and softball. She is also in the student council and very ambitious about her school’s and peer’s success. Angel Park MERIDIAN Angel Park is a Senior at Renaissance High School where she is pursuing her International Baccalaureate Diploma. She enjoys spending time with kids spreading the importance of education and helping promote STEAM. She’s also an entrepreneur creating smaller non-profits that spread awareness of societal challenges and helping them raise money for their cause. Most importantly she is a firm believer in female empowerment and that life’s challenges can be solved with comfort food and family. Brinley Hall WEST IDAHO FALLS Brinley is a freshman attending Idaho Falls High School, where she is an honors student with a 4.0 GPA while juggling her after school activities including competitive dance, travel singing group that focus on performing at fundraiser benefits, and tumbling. Brinley has acted in school plays and several commercials. Whether in an interview, classroom or on the stage, Brinley has always had a passion to succeed. With her family’s support, she is proof that big things come in small packages! Ellie McCray GREATER BOISE Ellie is an exemplar student and classroom role model at Boise State University, while majoring in business with a communications minor. She takes pride in calling herself a triathlete, a Certified Nursing Assistant, and an active member of her surroundings and community. It doesn’t matter if it’s a personal conversation, a lecture, swim practice, Distinguished Young Women, community service projects or at work- Ellie is interested, engaged, and ready to accomplish the mission at hand! Hayden Egley PRESTON Hayden is seventeen years old and is a senior at Preston High School. She is a member of the varsity cheer team and has been selected as an All-American Cheerleader for the last two years. Hayden has an avid love for traveling and hopes to one day travel the world. Her other hobbies include photography, videography, modeling, and eating at Chick-fil-A. Hayden would also like to thank her sponsors and supporters! Hayli Gudenau DOWNTOWN TWIN FALLS Born and raised in Twin Falls, Hayli Gudenau is a senior at TFHS, with an ambition to care for others. Besides her commitment to the varsity Speech and Debate team, Hayli is also committed/inspired by her volunteer work around her community. Using last year‘s experience as motivation, Hayli continues to inspire younger generations to better themselves and follow their dreams. Hayli is an intelligent, courageous, and adventurous young woman with an ambition to change/impact the world. Justice Tew TWIN FALLS She is Justice Tew. She is a dedicated sister, daughter, and friend. She loves her family and her country she will stand for both and kneel for an opponent on the field or court. She loves competing and pushing through obstacles to finish at her highest potential. She is humble yet driven while always ready to help someone cross the finish line next to her. She is one you want to be around and know. Kaitlyn Bunes COEUR D'ALENE Kaitlyn, an 18-year-old Senior from Coeur d’Alene, is in the process of relocating her business. She enjoys music, hiking, baking and decorating, spending time with her family, friends & pets. Kaitlyn is a member of Green Dot; an anti-bullying program and she is a strong advocate for suicide prevention and awareness. Kaitlyn volunteers at Children’s Village and the Humane Society. Kaitlyn credits the MUO and her family for her consistent personal growth and confidence. Kaley Murphy POCATELLO Kaley is 18 and a freshman at Idaho State University, graduating high school a trimester early with high honors. When Kaley is not working, she enjoys staying active by playing competitive soccer, snowboarding, and hiking. She brings awareness to her platform of rare diseases by actively volunteering in many local events such as fun runs. Her passion for helping others gives her the motivation she needs to one day become a doctor. Lexie Simpson WEST BOISE Alexandra, (Lexie) is a Senior at Boise High School. She is a creative, free spirit whose passions include Science, especially Chemistry, singing in multiple school choirs, creating beautiful art pieces, and being outdoors where she gathers much of her inspiration. She has a compassionate but resilient heart, especially after experiencing merciless bullying. Events of the past year helped her find her voice and strength, and she now works to inspire others to do the same. Rachel Chmelik GRANGEVILLE Rachel is a spontaneous, kind and active teen who spends her time doing a little bit of everything. Her academic interests include psychology, poetry, and reading. She is involved in her schools Health Professions Club, Student Council, Drug Free Youth, and Leadership Skills. She is also active in Honors Society and pursuing college credits while working outside of school. She is a very hardworking and driven girl who gives all her recognition to her faith. Tess Romani BOISE Tess is a freshman at Washington State University Honors College but will always call Idaho home. She is currently studying to achieve her BSN and afterwards she plans to travel around the world providing aide to third world countries. Tess loves the outdoors and exploring all the beauty Idaho has to offer. She is active in her community and plans on continuing all of her volunteer efforts long after her time in pageants.