Miss Boston’s Outstanding Teen

Tess O'Riordan

Touch the hearts and the lives of young women across the Commonwealth and help provide a direction for their future

Eligibility Requirements

Although additional eligibility rules exist with which contestants must comply, the rules below are designed to assist with determining the eligibility for a contestant to compete in a Miss America’s Outstanding Teen State or Local Competitions, based upon the Age/Education eligibility rules of the Miss America and Miss America’s Outstanding Teen organizations:
Miss America’s Outstanding Teen Contestants:
Must be at least thirteen (13) years of age on the first day of the State Competition in which she competes; and
Must not be older than seventeen (17) years of age as of July 31st in the calendar year of the State Competition in which she competes, unless she is 18 years old and has not graduated from high school as of July 31st in the calendar year of the State Competition in which she competes.For the avoidance of doubt, 13 to 17 year old high-school graduates, as well as 18 year old non-graduates as of July 31st, must compete at MAOTeen level.

​Please note, this change is effective for all contestants who will compete in 2019 State Competitions, which includes all Local Competitions that will send titleholders to compete in 2019 State Competitions. If you have any questions, please contact your respective national office.
For further clarification, here are three scenarios:
Contestant A:
Current HS senior (will graduate in June 2019)
Date of Birth:  August 2, 2001 (she will turn 18 AFTER July 31, 2019)
She must compete as a TEEN contestant this year.
Contestant B:
Current HS senior (will graduate in June 2019)
Date of Birth:  April 11, 2001 (she will turn 18 before July 31, 2019)
She must compete as a MISS contestant this year.
Contestant C:
Current HS student (not a senior) who is 18 as of July 31, 2019 but HAS NOT YET GRADUATED from HS, she must compete in TEEN.


Interview Winner: Rachel Perry

Talent Winner: Tess O'Riordan

McGarry Scholarship: Rachel Perry

Miss Congeniality: Rachel Perry

Zan Berube Triple Threat Award: Julia Bauer

Jordan St Onge Athlete Award: Julia Bauer

Miracle Maker: Kyla Lima

The Miss Boston Scholarship Organization added the teen program in 2015 when the Miss Boston's Outstanding Teen Title was awarded to 17 year old Alexandra Berube.  Alexandra then went on to win the title of Miss Massachusetts' Outstanding Teen 2015 winning Interview and Talent in the process. First runner up Olivia Marques took over the title and made over 60 appearances, Olivia placed 3rd runner up that year at the state pageant. In 2016 our reigning titleholder Brooke Graves placed 1st runner up at the state pageant. In 2017 Carly Fisher won the title of Miss Boston's Outstanding Teen and two months later was crowned Miss Massachusetts' Outstanding Teen, going on to raise over $21,000 for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals wining the National Miracle Maker Award in the process. Lexi Bettencourt took over the title and has been an amazing titleholder!!! In 2018 for the 3rd time in 4 years, Miss Boston's Outstanding Teen went on to win the Miss Massachusetts' Outstanding Teen Title (Jordan St Onge) Leah Jones assumed the title and has been a remarkable role-model. Who will join our family next?

Application Information

Please send an email to Executive Director Rocky Graziano-missbostonscholarshiporg@gmail.com detailing your intention to compete. Please do this even if your application has not been completed.

  • Application is $125 and all funds raised go to the scholarship program. As a result of the entry fee, teen contestants are NOT REQUIRED to raise money for the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals  although they can if they wish by registering at www.missamerica4kids.com. Entry fees are nonrefundable
  • Make sure you make the eligibility requirements as detailed in the chart above.
  • Deadline for Application is 1/20/18 at 11:59PM, no late applications will be accepted. 
  • You must complete the contestant contract(will be sent when made available), resume and platform statements.  Click the appropriate buttons below:
  • Tickets will go on sale on 1/1/2019 and will be sold via Eventbrite

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