Nicol Powell, the reigning Miss Mount Olympus USA, was crowned the title of Miss Utah USA 2015 at the conclusion of the state pageant held on December 6th, 2014 at the Grand Theatre in Salt Lake City. She will represent the state of Utah in the Miss USA 2015 pageant.
Nicol Elizabeth Powell being crowned Miss Utah USA 2015 by Angelia Nichole Layton, Miss Utah USA 2014. Photo: Portraits By Michael Solberg.
Nicol is the younger sister of Miss Utah USA 2013 Marissa Powell. The beauty from Salt Lake City is 20 years old and stands 5’9″. During the pageant, Nicol also won the Miss Photogenic award. She was the second runner-up in Miss Utah USA 2014 and the third runner-up in Miss Utah Teen USA 2012.
The first runner-up was Teale Murdock, a very expericenced contestant who was the first runner-up in Miss Utah USA 2014, a semi-finalist in Miss Utah USA 2013, second runner-up in Miss Utah USA 2012, the fourth runner-up in Miss Utah USA 2011 and 2010, 2009.
The second runner-up was Narine Ishhanov, who was a semi-finalist in Miss Utah USA 2014.
The third runner-up was Andrea Jackson, who was also a semi-finalist in Miss Utah USA 2014.
The fourth runner-up was Alecsy Christensen.
The top 10 were completed with Andrea Barrett, Dani Braun, Paris Fisher, Kimberly Smith and Kiara Smith.
Newly crowned Miss Utah USA 2015 Nicol Powell (right) and Miss Utah Teen USA 2015 Brooke Skabelund.
At the same event, Brooke Skabelund
was crowned Miss Utah Teen USA 2015
and will compete in the Miss Teen USA 2015
pageant. Her court includes the first runner-up Dasha Semina
, the second runner-up Nicole Smith
, the third runner-up Shandlie Bodily
and the fourth runner-up Brittnee Thornock