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Hanley House Crowned Miss North Carolina’s Teen 2023

06/24/23 High Point, NC – Hanley House, representing Cleveland in the Miss North Carolina’s Teen Competition, was crowned Miss North Carolina’s Teen 2023 at the High Point Theater on Saturday evening. House promoted her community service initiative of “Community Service Initiative: Passion to Profit: Empowering Young Entrepreneurs.” She performed a lyrical dance to "Don’t Stop Believing" in the talent competition.

House received a $7,500 scholarship and will represent North Carolina in the Miss America’s Teen 2024 competition.

Top Five Placement: 


  • 4th Runner Up -- Dunn’s Teen - Rishika Karanam 
  • 3rd Runner Up -- Metrolina’s Teen - Annika Schneider 
  • 2nd Runner Up -- Queen City’s Teen - Carrie Rader 
  • 1st Runner Up -- Johnston County’s Teen - Colleen McDermott 


Top Fifteen Placement

  • Durham’s Teen - Jenna Grace Nance 
  • Piedmont’s Teen - Leigh Ariel Staten 
  • Sampson County’s Teen - AbbiKate Daughtry 
  • Gastonia’s Teen - Ava Socarras 
  • Spivey's Corner’s Teen - Madison McVey 
  • Cleveland’s Teen - Hanley House 
  • Metrolina’s Teen - Annika Schneider 
  • Fayetteville’s Teen - Hayden Pearson 
  • Queen City’s Teen - Carrie Rader 
  • Johnston County’s Teen - Colleen McDermott 
  • Gaston County’s Teen - Madelyn Evans 
  • Charlotte Mecklenburg’s Teen - Mia Geter 
  • Statesville’s Teen - Taytum Robbins 
  • Smithfield’s Teen - Kaylee Stavlas 
  • Dunn’s Teen - Rishika Karanam 
  • Central Carolina’s Teen - Rachel Leonard 


Other Awards:

Miss North Carolina’s Teen Congeniality Scholarship – Thomasville’s Teen, Jalon Blackwell


Non-Finalist Talent Scholarship – Rose Hill’s Teen – Madeleine Reeves and Thomasville’s Teen – Jalon Blackwell


Non-Finalist Interview Scholarship – Garner’s Teen – Savanna Holland


About the Miss North Carolina Organization
As an official state preliminary associated with the Miss America Organization, the Miss North Carolina Organization is a part of the largest scholarship providing organization for women in the world. Promoting an emphasis on academics and communication skills, the MNCO is considered a launching pad for young women to further their academic and career goals. Karolyn Martin currently serves as Miss North Carolina 2022 and Kerrigan Brown as Miss North Carolina’s Teen 2022. For more information about volunteering or competing, please visit


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Media Contact:
Jacob Godwin 

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