Miss Contestants

Miss South Dakota USA 2022 Contestants


Cate B.
Rapid City
Thank you family and friends for all of your support!

Dacotah D.
Brown County
Thank you to my sponsors, DeHoet Farms and 3 Degrees Sauna Studios(Sioux Falls),your generosity means the world to me. Thank you also to all of my family and friends who have encouragement me as I chase my dream. To my prep team; Jorge Esteban with PageantSmart, Kristen Dalton Wolfe with Train to Reign Coaching, Christopher & Lizzy at Henri's Cloud 9, Sarah & Kirby at Kontempo, Craig with BodybyCraig, Ashley Vollrath with SocialbyAshley, Springboard Girls, Camilla Sacco with From Roots to Self, GrantFoto, Makenna Henning, and AngelSamples, each of your unique talents have played a critical role in my preparation process. Because of all of you, I am confident and ready. All Glory to God.

Julia G.
Lincoln County
I would like to personally thank my family, friends, and colleagues, Evolve Fitness andPersonal Trainer Jenna Fischer, Natalie M's Pageantry, Winning Edge Pageant Coaching,Deyo's Photography, Maria and Daisy at BeautyxMane, T & R Masonry. Your continuous support and faith has driven me to become my best self yet.

Brianne H.
Eastern South Dakota
A special thank you to Chloe Brown with C. Reece consulting, Darrian Arch, and Dani Walker for helping me become the best version of myself. Thank you to my family and friends for supporting me during this amazing journey. I would also like to thank Future Productions, all of the official sponsors, staff members, and contestants for making this experience possible.

Ashley J.
I want to take this special opportunity to thank everyone who has supported me throughout the years. I honestly couldn't have done it without you. I'm honestly humbled to have such a remarkable group of people behind me each and every day. They have helped me grow into the woman I am today and have pushed me to strive for my dreams. With their dedication and support I have been able to do some of the most wonderful things in life. I owe so much to my family. Along with that, my friends are always there for me and cheering me on and I am grateful to have an amazing team on my side. Again, thank you to everyone who supports me and pushes me to be the best I can be. I couldnt have done any of this without you.

Shania K.
Brookings County
I cannot thank Chloe Smikahl with C. Reece Consulting enough for her commitment to my preparations, ensuring that each step was catered to creating a better me. Thank you to Majestic Mist Mobile/Hillary Christopher for giving me a glow for the stage, Hollywood Style/Delilah for sponsoring hair services, and Ashley Vollrath for creating a social brand for me. B|well Brookings and Body by Craig sculpted me into the best physical version of myself while being my encouragement and safe place. Thank you to Henri’s Cloud for providing the best experience and guiding me in wardrobe selections and Crown Jewel Designs for three custom-designed earrings. I couldn't ask for a better team, family, and friends as I compete for Miss SD USA 2022.

Tiana K.
Eagle Butte
I would like to thank my sponsors, the Eagle Butte Snow Queen Committee, my community and the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe in Eagle Butte, SD. My sincere gratitude and appreciation go out to my family for all the love and support you have shown me. Pilamayaye (Thank you) Tiana Kohlus

Afton M.
Sioux Falls
First, I'd like to thank my sponsor the online Gillian McKeith Weight Loss and Wellness Club which can be found at www.GillianMcKeith.com. It aligns with my principles of health and fitness by helping people to have the best wellbeing they can achieve. Next, I would like to thank my sponsor Skylar McKeith who is the head Immigration Lawyer and Legal Commentator at her firm Mackrell Solicitors. She is also a Volunteer Lawyer for Project Ukraine, providing free legal advice to Ukrainian refugees. It is vital to help those in need. Finally, thank you to the World Youth Organization, the charity for which I am an Ambassador. The charity focuses on advancing education for young people through workshops on mental health and healthy lifestyles.

Grace N.
Thank you to my friends and family who have always supported me. Your love and encouragement is the greatest gift!

Jhena V.
Southeast South Dakota
Thank you to my family and friends for your encouragement and support on my journey. I cannot thank C. Reece Consulting by Chloe Brown enough for her commitment to my preparation, ensuring that every step was catered to creating a better me. Thank you Year Round Brown for giving me a glow for stage. Jaci with Hair Boutique Salon and Spa for perfecting my hair. Midwest Dance Center for providing me with a place to practice and perfect my walk. I would not have gotten to this point without all of your time and efforts!

Jaimye W.
Hill City
What an amazing journey this has been! First, I would like to thank my mom for always being by my side and pushing me to work hard for my goals and dreams. You are my rock, and I don't know where I would be without you. Thank you to my family, friends, and everyone who has supported me through this time of preparation. I appreciate your love and support and constant encouragement beyond words. lastly, thank you to my wonderful coaches for guiding me and helping me to work hard and become the best version of myself.