Weekend pageant results: Crowns for 2019 Miss New Hampshire USA/Miss New Hampshire Teen

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Lexi Chinn was crowned Miss New Hampshire USA 2019. Courtesy Photo

MANCHESTER, NH – During one of the year’s most exciting events, a regional panel of judges crowned Alexis Chinn, 21, of Pembroke, this year’s Miss New Hampshire USA. Jadyn McDonough, 18, of Bedford, was crowned Miss New Hampshire Teen USA.

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The competition, which was held at the DoubleTree Hilton, was an evening to remember for all contestants.

Miss NH USA Lexi Chinn works at Ignite in Manchester, and will go on to represent NH in the Miss USA pageant in the spring.

“After many years of working in the pageant industry, I feel confident that both young women will be great representatives of the state of New Hampshire,” said Laurie Clemente, Executive Director. “I know they will make us proud as they go on to compete for the title of Miss Teen USA next summer and the LIVE Miss USA Telecast this spring on FOX.

Throughout the event, delegates competed in “runway,” a choreographed evening gown competition; “fitness/swimsuit,” a high-fashion styled competition showcasing physical fitness and health and “interview.” The three segments were judged by a celebrity panel including NBC10 Entertainment Reporter Jackie Bruno.

Miss USA is a precursor to the annual Miss Universe Pageant.

Miss NH Teen USA 2019 Jadyn McDonough of Bedford.

The field was narrowed down to a “Top 5” before the climactic crowning. State titleholders will receive a prize package including cash, college scholarships, wardrobe, travel opportunities and more, that exceeds  $20,000.


The Miss Universe Organization (MUO) uses its global grassroots reach to empower women to be self-confident and strive to be their personal best. MUO believes that every woman should be “Confidently Beautiful.” The MISS UNIVERSE®, MISS USA®, and MISS TEEN USA® beauty pageants provide an international platform through dedicated partnerships with charities, sponsors, and brands around the world.

During their reign, our winners are given the tools to personally and professionally enrich others by providing humanitarian efforts to affect positive change, all while developing their personal career goals. For more information, and to learn more about Miss USA’s official cause to raise awareness for breast and ovarian cancer education and prevention please visit: www.missusa.com.