2020 Miss Idaho Teen USA Contestants 2019 Miss Idaho Teen USA Contestants Alexa Paflias BOISE Born in Boise, Idaho, Alexa has always strived to help her community. She embodies a compassionate figure, inspiring others to love themselves. She hopes to take her love for helping others see their unique beauty and turn it into a fashion career as she’s currently a business student. Alexa also loves making connections with people, thus being a barista is the perfect job for her. Alexa is the true image of a caring community member Alicia Reuben KOOSKIA Alicia Reuben is a senior at Clearwater Valley Highschool in Kooskia, ID. She is very involved with the school as she is the senior class president, take volleyball, basketball, and softball, she is in BPA, and involved in the Nez-Perce Youth Advisory Board. Alicia loves her family, friends and her two dogs. She also loves to travel and explore new things. Angelina Messecar ADA COUNTY Angelina is a freshman at West Junior High School, where she’s taking accelerated classes to graduate early. She plans on attending the University of California in San Francisco to become an OB/GYN. Angelina is apart of the National Society of High School Scholars and is the only freshman on her Varsity Cheer Squad! She wants to inspire confidence and encourage younger generations to accept themselves as who they are, while going after their dreams! Aubrey Mallard STAR Aubrey Mallard is a senior at Eagle High School. She loves singing, songwriting, dancing, snowboarding, and running hurdles for her high school track team. She is an exceptional student and a member of National Honor Society. She plans on majoring in music production in college. Aubrey spends time volunteering as a 1st grade Sunday school teacher and leads worship for her church youth group. She is compassionate and always strives to help others. Brinley Hall IDAHO FALLS Brinley is a high honors student attending Idaho Falls High School. This ambitious and dedicated teen plans to pursue a career as a Pediatric Dental Hygienist. Brinley is driven to help others and loves opportunities to serve. Her platform is Kindness Is Needed Daily. She is passionate about the performing arts, competitive dance, singing, modeling, acting, and acrobatics. Brinley is an Idaho native, who is extremely motivated and prepared to represent this beautiful Gem State. Ellie Wolfe FREMONT COUNTY Ellie is 16 and is an honor student at MHS who is active in leadership, yearbook, photography and art. Ellie is passionate about encouraging others to get to know one another, and volunteers with Sandy Hook’s Start With Hello Campaign to promote connectedness and inclusion. Ellie loves to dance, and is a competitive pointe ballerina. She works as a certified lifeguard with the American Red Cross and plans to pursue a career in public health. Emma Vogel MERIDIAN Emma Vogel is a Sophomore at Rocky Mountain High School, she is taking medical classes with the goal of becoming a Pediatrician or Psychologist in the future. Emma is an ambassador for anti bullying and has gone to the Governor of Idaho to educate him on where Idaho’s bullying laws are lacking. Emma enjoys hanging out with friends, family and participating in water activities. Habiba Abdi WEST BOISE Habiba is a 16-year old junior at Boise High School, and has called Boise, Idaho her home for 15 years. In the future she’d like a career in interior design and business. Her favorite hobbies are reading, creative writing, drawing, and playing her favorite sports basketball and volleyball. She is a strong Muslim girl who’s ready to raise her voice for Muslim teens, and the rest of her Bantu community. Hayli Gudenau DOWNTOWN TWIN FALLS Hayli, a freshman at CSI, majoring in Political Science, plans to further her education at ASU to become a Politician in order to fight for her beliefs. Hayli prides herself on her passion, hardwork, and dedication to things she loves, as well as ambition for helping others succeed. She spends days connecting with her community, while working as a Barista at Dutch Bros. She strives to never let fear stop her from pursuing her dreams. Justice Tew GREATER TWIN FALLS Justice Tew, 17, is a senior at Filer High School. She plans to graduate and attend Dixie State University to pursue a degree in Physical Therapy. She enjoys the outdoors, adventures and playing softball. She loves all types of kids and is very outgoing with people. Justice is a loyal and honest person who loves to help out anyone she can. She is also a fighter and never gives up without a fight! Kali Branstetter WEISER Kali Branstetter is a Junior at Weiser High School. She’s obsessed with watching football and playing softball and volleyball. Kali has played the fiddle for 9 years and has been casted in 3 commercials, many musicals, and a movie. At the age of 11, she started her own organization, her platform, “In Harmony: Helping America’s Heroes Through Music,” to express her love for the men and women who serve to protect America. Kylie Gartner TWIN FALLS Kylie is a 17-year old senior, who will be graduating high school this spring with her AA in Business from the College of Southern Idaho. Kylie loves to travel and is planning to study abroad as part of her pre-law program at Boise State. Her favorite activities include CrossFit, Pilates, weight training, and cycling. Kylie has a very tender heart and has a passion for protecting and caring for animals and those who cannot defend themselves. Serenity Tew SNAKE RIVER Born in Twin Falls, Serenity Tew is a freshman at Filer High School. She enjoys helping others, which is why Serenity received the kindness award. Serenity loves basketball and softball and stands at 4’11. Serenity has always dreamed of being in pageants and someday pursuing a career in modeling. Serenity says “I am the change I would like to see in the world.” Sabrina Ripley WEST ADA COUNTY Sabrina is a senior at Centennial High and a member of National Honor Society. At school you can find her playing soccer, running track, or hitting the slopes as a member of the varsity snow team. Sabrina serves as an ambassador for Samuel Marvin Photography, is a YoungLife leader, and volunteers for Juvenile Diabetes research. With dreams of being a Pediatric Nurse, Sabrina will attend Carroll College next fall to study Nursing and Spanish.