Taylor Gorton crowned Miss Oklahoma USA 2016!!!!
Taylor Gorton, won the crown of Miss Oklahoma USA 2016 by defeating 19 other contestants in a glittering ceremony that took place on 20th December 2015 at Riverwind Showplace Theater • NCED Conference Center and Hotel Norman, Oklahoma. Taylor succeeds Miss USA 2015 –Olivia Jordan, Taylor was crowned by Olivia’s first runner-up Alex Miller. Taylor will now represent Oklahoma at Miss USA 2016 pageant next year. Albreuna Gonzaque bagged the first runner-up crown where as Catelin Morris was crowned as the second runner-up. Taylor won the best in Swimsuit,interview & Miss Photogenic subtitles. In the same event Hellen Smith was crowned as Miss Teen Oklahoma USA 2016, Hellen will represent Oklahoma at Miss Teen USA 2016.
Oklahoma has only one Miss USA title courtesy of the reigning Miss USA Olivia Jordan who bagged the second runner-up crown at the recently concluded Miss Universe 2015 pageant in Las Vegas,Nevada. Jill Scheffert Miss Oklahoma USA 1989 and Morgan Woolard Miss Oklahoma USA 2010 came close to winning but had to settle for the first runner-up crown.Lindsey Hill-Miss Oklahoma USA 2004 and Lindsey Jo Harrington Miss Oklahoma USA 2008 both were crowned as the third runner-up at the Miss USA pageant. Trula Birchfield -Miss Oklahoma USA 1952 is the only fourth runner-up title holder from the state,besides these ladies Oklahoma has placed 19 times in the semi finals of Miss USA Pageant.
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24 year old Taylor hails from Glenpool,Oklahoma. Taylor is not new to the pageant scene she was Miss Teen Oklahoma USA 2008 & went on to get a top 15 spot at Miss Teen USA 2008 pageant. She was second runner-up at Miss Oklahoma USA 2014 & 2015.Taylor is a journalist by profession and she works with St. Louis Rams as an associate reporter.
Miss Oklahoma USA 2016: Taylor Gorton
first runner-up: Albreuna Gonzaque
Second runner-up: Catelin Morris
Third runner-up: Madeline Cole
Fourth runner-up: Alex Smith
Congeniality: Tes Hardison
Photogenic: Taylor Gorton
Swimsuit: Taylor Gorton
Gown: Catelin Morris
Interview: Taylor Gorton