| Miss America 2015|
Miss America 2015
| February 14, 1992 (age 23)
Yakima, Washington, U.S. (1992-02-14) |
Miss Tri-Cities 2011
Miss Northwest 2013
Miss Spokane 2014
Miss Washington 2014
Eastern Washington University
Kailee Dunn (born February 14, 1992) is an American beauty pageant titleholder from Tri-Cities, Washington, who was crowned Miss Washington 2014. She competed for the Miss America 2015 title in September 2014 but was not a Top-15 semi-finalist.
Kailee Dunn Wikipedia
On July 23, 2011, Dunn won the Miss Tri-Cities 2011 title. She competed in the 2012 Miss Washington pageant as Miss Tri-Cities with the platform "Encouraging Servant Leadership in Today’s Youth" and a vocal performance in the talent portion of the competition. She was not a semi-finalist for the state title.
On April 7, 2013, Dunn was named Miss Northwest 2013. She competed in the 2013 Miss Washington pageant as Miss Northwest with the platform "Choose Today to Change Tomorrow: Empowering Youth to Take the Lead" and a vocal performance in the talent portion of the competition. Dunn was not named a semi-finalist for the state title.
On February 16, 2014, Dunn was crowned Miss Spokane 2014. She earned a $1,000 cash scholarship plus a $12,000 scholarship from Gonzaga University. She entered her third Miss Washington pageant in July 2014 as one of 20 qualifiers for the state title. Dunn's competition talent was a vocal performance. Her platform was "Girls on the Run: Inspiring Positive Decisions Today".
Dunn won the competition on Saturday, July 5, 2014, when she received her crown from outgoing Miss Washington titleholder Reina Almon. She earned more than $13,500 in scholarship money and other prizes from the state pageant. As Miss Washington, her activities included public appearances across the state of Washington.
Dunn was Washington's representative at the Miss America 2015 pageant in Atlantic City, New Jersey, in September 2014. She was not chosen as one of the Top-16 semi-finalists in the competition for the national crown.
Dunn is a native of Yakima, Washington, and a 2010 graduate of Kamiakin High School in Kennewick, Washington. Her father is Jim Dunn and her mother is Diane Dunn.
After high school, Dunn attended Columbia Basin College. In June 2014, Dunn graduated from Eastern Washington University where she earned a bachelor's degree in public relations with a minor in journalism.