|Miss America's Outstanding Teen|
The Miss North Carolina's Teen competition is the pageant that selects the representative for the U.S. state of North Carolina in the Miss America's Teen pageant.
Hanley House of Cleveland was crowned Miss North Carolina's Teen on June 24, 2023 at the High Point Theater in High Point, North Carolina. She will compete for the title of Miss America's Teen 2024 in January 2024.
The following is a visual summary of the past results of Miss North Carolina's Outstanding Teen titleholders presented in the table below. The year in parentheses indicates year of the Miss America's Outstanding Teen competition in which the placement and/or award was garnered.
- 1st runners-up: Catherine White (2017)
- 3rd runners-up: Katherine Puryear (2010)
- Top 8: Emili McPhail (2014)
- Top 15: McKenzie Faggart (2012)
- Preliminary Evening Wear/On-Stage Question: Catherine White (2017)
- America's Choice: McKenzie Faggart (2012)
- Outstanding Achievement in Academic Life Award: Emili McPhail (2014)
- Outstanding Instrumental Talent Award: Emili McPhail (2014)
- Scholastic Excellence Award: Karson Fair (2015)
- Declared as winner
- Ended as a runner-up
- Ended as a finalist or semi-finalist
|Year||Name||Hometown||Age||Local title||Talent||Placement at MAO Teen||Special scholarships at MAO Teen||Notes|
|2023||Hanley House||Cleveland||Miss Cleveland's Teen||Dance||TBA||TBA|
|2022||Kerrigan Brown||Spivey's Corner||17||Miss Zebulon's Outstanding Teen||Dance|
|2021||Harley Tilque||Charlotte||17||Miss Metrolina's Outstanding Teen||Lyrical Dance, "Rescue"|
|2019-20||Karlee Sanderford||Wendell||16||Miss Garner's Outstanding Teen||Jazz Dance, "Proud Mary" by Tina Turner|
|2018||Caroline Credle||Clayton||17||Miss Clayton's Outstanding Teen||Ballet en Pointe, La Esmeralda||Top 10 at Miss North Carolina Teen USA 2020
|2017||Marissa Garrison||Mount Holly||15||Miss Queen City's Outstanding Teen||Contemporary Dance|
|2016||Catherine White||Clayton||17||Miss Clayton's Outstanding Teen||Tap Dance, “Feet Don’t Fail Me Now”||1st runner-up||Preliminary Evening Wear/OSQ Award|
|2015||McKenzie Hansley||Hampstead||16||Miss Spivey Corner's Outstanding Teen||Acro-Jazz Dance||Later Miss North Carolina Teen USA 2017
|2014||Karson Fair||Benson||17||Miss Greater Cape Fear's Outstanding Teen||Tap Dance, “Smooth Criminal”||Scholastic Excellence Award||3rd runner-up at Miss Alabama 2017 pageant|
2nd runner-up at Miss Alabama 2018 pageant
|2013||Emili McPhail||Roseboro||17||Miss Fayetteville’s Outstanding Teen||Piano, “All Of Me”||Top 8||Outstanding Achievement in Academic Life Award
Outstanding Instrumental Talent Award
|Later Miss Virginia 2018|
|2012||Alexandra Badgett||Reidsville||15||Miss Lake Norman's Outstanding Teen||Tap Dance||Later Miss North Carolina 2019|
|2011||McKenzie Faggart||Concord||16||Miss Cabarrus County's Outstanding Teen||Dance||Top 15||America's Choice||Later Miss North Carolina 2016|
|2010||Kayla Hollingsworth||Randleman||17||Miss Thomasville's Outstanding Teen||Dance|
|2009||Katherine Puryear||Thomasville||16||Miss Thomasville's Outstanding Teen||Acrobatic Dance||3rd runner-up||Later Miss North Carolina Teen USA 2012|
Top 16 at Miss Teen USA 2012 pageant
Current NFL cheerleader for the Dallas Cowboys
|2008||Mya Hipps||Gastonia||17||Miss Gastonia's Outstanding Teen||Vocal, "Half a Moment" from By Jeeves||4th runner-up at Miss North Carolina Teen USA 2010 pageant|
|2007||BrieAnna Hester||Henderson||16||Miss Central Carolina's Outstanding Teen||Lyrical Dance||4th runner-up at Miss North Carolina 2013 pageant|
|2006||Ciara Newman||Hendersonville||Miss Hendersonville’s Outstanding Teen||Lyrical Dance|
|2005||Kayla Moran||Mount Holly||15||Miss Mount Holly's Outstanding Teen||Vocal|
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"I competed when I was 17, and I was North Carolina's Miss Outstanding Teen 2014," she said.
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