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    Hartford Teen Queens 2009 - 2019
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1st year of contest

Miss Teen Hartford - 2009
2009 Miss Teen Hartford Michigan - Megan Vasquez
Megan Vasquez

Daughter of Cynthia & Abel Vasquez

Emily Foster & Lindsey Sells

5 contestants
Brooke Edmonds, Cassie Goss,
Kelsey Pomeroy, Megan Vasquez, Kara Weberg


Contest held
Sunday, January 11, 2009
3:00 p.m.
in the
Hartford High School Auditorium

Photos by
Lee Browndorf


2009 Miss Teen Hartford Michigan Court
Finalist - Kelsey Pomeroy
Cassie Goss - 1st Runner-up
Miss Teen Hartford - Megan Vasquez
  Brooke Edmonds - 2nd Runner-up & Miss Congeniality
Finalist - Kara Weberg

7 contestants
Annalisa Contreras, Delaney Dixon,
Deidra Garcia, Hope Hill, Karleigh Pleyer,
Holly Summerhill, Madison Traver

Cathy Goss

Enchanted Dreams

Contest held on
Sunday, January 17, 2010
3:00 p.m.
in the
Hartford High School Auditorium

Miss Teen Hartford - 2010
Deidra Garcia - Miss Teen Hartford 2010
Deidra Garcia


2010 Miss Teen Hartford Court








Karleigh Pleyer - 1st Runner-up
Madison Traver - 2nd runner up
Miss Congeniality - Holly Summerhill



Miss Teen Hartford 20112011 Miss Teen Hartford Michigan - Samantha Tuttle
Samantha Tuttle


1st Runner-up and Miss Congeniality
Alexandria Burnett
Miss Teen Hartford - Samantha Tuttle
2nd Runner-up - Brooklyn Sexton
(Miss Teen Blossomtime Miss Congeniality)



13 Contestants
Abby Anchor, Brooke Gargano, Taylor Weston,
Stephanie Schmaltzy, Oliva Valentine,
Brittany Edge, Kelsey Williams, Elizabeth Efting,
Sarah Hall and Delaney Dixon.

Contest Theme
Dukes of Hazard

Contest held on
Sunday, January 19, 2011
3:00 p.m.
in the
Hartford High School Auditorium

Program Emcee
Phil McDonald

2011 Miss Teen Hartford Michigan and court

Miss Teen Hartford 2012
 2012 Miss Teen Hartford - Kaylynn Woodard
Kaylynn Woodard

Contest held in the
Hartford High School Auditorium
Sunday, January 15, 2012

Heidi Knight, Chairman 
Jenni Keifer, Co-chairman

Contest Theme
Jurasic Park

Program Emcee
Phil McDonald



2012 Miss Teen Hartford contestants
L-R   Kiersten Knight, Miss 2012 Teen Hartford - Kaylynn Woodard,
1st Runner-up - Jessica Rosales, Elizabeth Efting, Kristen Edge

Miss Teen Hartford 2013
Amber Martin, Miss Teen Hartford 2013 and Josie Nevins, 1st Runner-up - Hartford Michigan
Josie Nevins, 1st Runner-up
and Amber Martin, Miss Teen Hartford



Contest held in the
Hartford High School Auditorium
Sunday, January 13, 2013

Heidi Knight, Chair 

Contest Theme

Program Emcee
Phil McDonald

Amber is the daughter of
Barbara and Jay Martin

Josie is the daughter of
Joanie Shaffer and Troy Nevins

11 Contestants

Front Row L-R
Kristin Edge, Jaelyn Pitre Sierra Swearengin, Ashley Kling, Natalle Light

Back Row L-R
Josie Nevins, Mariel Hallgren, Jessica Lucero, Amber Martin, Madison Harris, Kira Drake

Miss Teen Hartford 2014

Mariel Hallgren
Olivia Zeimer - Runner-up

Contest held in the
Hartford High School Auditorium
Sunday, December 15, 2013

Contest Theme
Betty Boop

Program Emcee
Phil McDonald

7 Contestants

Macie Pruitt, Isabella Fisher, Mariel Hallgren, Olivia Zeimer, Kaylynn Ownes, Jorie Watkins, Natalie Light
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A Pictorial History of Hartford, Michigan
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Revised: March 20, 2014