On June 12, 2021, Miss Greater Salt Lake, Sasha Sloan was crowned Miss Utah 2021 and awarded a $10,000 scholarship at the Covey Center for the Arts in Provo, Utah.
Over the next year, Sasha will travel the state performing, sharing her social impact initiative, “RISE for Refugees: Refugee Inclusivity, Support, and Education,” and serving as a state ambassador for The Miss Utah Scholarship Organization. Sasha will also represent the state at the Miss America Competition in Connecticut later this year.
Sasha hails from North Salt Lake and is a Senior at Brigham Young University studying political science. She is an aspiring political news analyst and New York Times bestselling fantasy author.
During the third night of the preliminary competition, she received the preliminary red carpet award and a $100 scholarship. Along with the title of Miss Utah 2021 and a $10,000 scholarship, Murdock Hyundai gave her the keys to a brand new car for the year. During her year of service, she will also receive multiple in-kind donations and services from the proud sponsors of the Miss Utah Organization.
Miss Utah 2021 Royalty
- First Runner-up: Miss Provo, Katie Ann Powell received a $4,000 scholarship, and a talent preliminary and $100 scholarship;
- Second Runner-up: Miss Lehi, Lindsey Larsen received a $3,000 scholarship;
- Third Runner-up: Miss Orem, Glory Thomas received a $2,000 scholarship, a talent preliminary and $100 scholarship, a rookie red carpet preliminary and $100 scholarship, and the Soles4Souls shoe drive award and trip with the non-profit organization;
- Fourth Runner-up: Miss Weber County, Abigail Laing received a $1,000 scholarship, a red carpet preliminary and $100 scholarship.
The additional seven semi-finalists rounding out the top twelve and each earning a $500 scholarship included:
- Miss North Ogden, Gracie Kay Nichols
- Miss Wasatch County, Maddalena Willis
- Miss Timpanogos, Whitney Gillman
- Miss South Valley, Axuray Talbot
- Miss Zion, Brittney Herman
- Miss Layton, Hannah Olsen
- Miss Millard County, Sierra Riding (People’s Choice)
Additional Scholarship Awards
- Sadie Huish Memorial — Miss Dixie State University, Morgan Olson ($1,000 scholarship)
- Spirit of Miss Utah — Miss Pleasant Grove, Brooklin Allen ($200 scholarship)
- Miss Photogenic — Miss Southern Utah, Hillary Beecher ($300 photoshoot session with Emily Lesher Photography)
- Judge’s Pick Non-Finalist Award — Miss Rocky Mountain, Sisilia Kaufusi ($300 scholarship)
- Kelly Hale Non-Finalist Interview Award — Miss Garfield County, Brenley Veater ($200 scholarship)
- Kelly Hale Non-Finalist Talent Award — Miss Murray, Sarah Nelson ($200 scholarship)
- Kelly Hale Non-Finalist Red Carpet Award — Miss Southern Utah, Hillary Beecher ($200 scholarship)
In total, $27,500 in scholarships were made available to the Miss Utah Class of 2021.
Please note that this list only represents the awards given during the final night of the Miss Utah Competition. For details on other special awards given throughout the week, see the preliminary competition results here.
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