Mrs. Alaska America - Melisa Behrendt
Miss Alaska for America - Mary Mitchell
Mrs. Alaska American - Jamie Lytton
Saturday evening, August 28, 2021 the stage at the Bartlett High School Auditorium in Anchorage was packed with friends and family members as women from across Alaska competed for the title of Mrs. Alaska America AND the Miss Alaska For America.
This year's "theme" was Denim and Diamonds. The ladies shared their sparkly and fun side during a fabulous on stage production Number.
The ultimate prize and title of Mrs. Alaska America 2021 went to:
Our newly crowned Mrs. Alaska America is Melisa Behrendt, wife of Josh Behrendt. Melisa leads an outreach ministry to military families. They make their home on JBER and have been married 16 years and have two daughters.
Our newly crowned Mrs. Alaska AmeriCAN is Jamie Lytton, married to Travis. Jamie is a Physician’s Assistant with Neuroversion. Jamie lives on JBER.
Our new Miss Alaska for America is Mary Mitchell from Anchorage. She is a speech language pathologist specializing in dyslexia and early intervention.
They will be on their way to the Mrs. America Pageant and Miss for America Pageant at the annual National Competition in November in Las Vegas. Additionally they will be making personal appearances throughout Alaska during her year’s reign.
Mrs. Alaska America
Winner: Melisa Behrendt - JBER
1st RunnerUp and Mrs. Alaska AmeriCAN: Jamie Lytton – JBER
2nd RunnerUp: Karen Waldron – Anchorage
3rd RunnerUp: Veronica Hoxie – Eagle River
4th RunnerUp: Britney Baier – Kenai
Miss Alaska for America
Winner: Mary Mitchell – Anchorge
1st RunnerUp: Kirsten Swanson – Anchorage
2nd RunnerUp: Stefanie Tomasino – Palmer
3rd RunnerUp: Jennifer Cloud – Wasilla
4th RunnerUp: Leslie Oviedo - Anchorage
The pageant also recognizes the accomplishments
of the contestants in several other areas.
Wedding Photo: Jamie Lytton - JBER
Mrs. Alaska Photogenic: Veronica Hoxie – Eagle River
Miss Alaska Photogenic: Courtney Dukowitz - Kenai
Most Years Married: 28 Years – Kambe and Chad Padgett - Wasilla
Mrs Most Ticket Sales: Alison McCullough - Talkeetna
Miss Most Ticket Sales: Kirsten Swanson - Anchorage
Mrs Top Model: Veronica Hoxie – Eagle River
Miss Top Model: Kersten Swanson – Anchorage
Mrs Most Spirited: Rebecca Hawkins – JBER
Miss Most Spirited: Stefani Tomasino – Palmer
Mrs Friendship: Hannah Rowland – McCarthy
Miss Friendship: Courtney Dukowitz – Kenai
Mrs. Congeniality: Mariah Johnson – Palmer
Miss Congeniality: Jean Thompson – Wasilla
Mrs Business Woman of the Year: Alison McCullough - Talkeetna
Miss Business Woman of the Year: Kirsten Swanson – Anchorage
Mrs Community Service: Britney Baier – Kenai
Miss Community Service: Kirston Swanson – Anchorage
Mrs Contestant’s Choice: Jamie Lytton - JBER
Miss Contestant’s Choice: Kirston Swanson - Anchorage
Mrs Best Smile: Karen Waldron - Anchorage
Miss Best Smile: Stefani Tomisino - Palmer
Mrs People’s Choice: Mishkah Mohamed- Nebraja
Miss People’s Choice: Kirsten Swanson – Anchorage
Mrs Ambassador: Veronica Hoxie – Eagle River
Miss Ambassador: Jennifer Cloud – Wasilla
Mrs. Fabulous Face Award: Alison McCullough - Talkeetna
Miss Fabulous Face Award: Kerston Swanson – Anchorage
Handsome Husband: Chad Padgett
Mrs Woman of Achievement: Kambe Padgett – Wasilla