Miss Earth USA awards the top 5 court with elemental titles, including national sash and crown. If eligible, elemental queens are invited to return to the competition the following year to compete for Miss Earth USA with a waived national entry fee.
MISS EARTH USA AIR
MISS EARTH USA - AIR
District of Columbia
Shannon is a Podcast Producer at the think tank New America. She holds a Bachelor's from Georgetown University and a Master's degree from American University. Her future goal is to become a Congresswoman and be a champion for legislation that protects our environment. As the Executive Director of the nonprofit SheVotes, Shannon enables young women to be responsible voters. Her non-profit also focuses on sustainability and has distributed over 100 reusable bags to consumers at DC grocery stores. She was the recipient of a volunteerism award with the National Military Family Association. Someone she admires most is her mother for being an Army Veteran, Medical Doctor and a mother of five, proving that women really CAN do it all.
Fun Facts: Shannon ran for a nonpartisan political office in 2018 in the District of Columbia and was by far the youngest candidate in the race!
MISS EARTH USA ECO
MISS EARTH USA - ECO
With a Bachelor’s in Political Science & Public Relations, Masters of Public Affairs, and a Masters of Science in Administration of Justice and Homeland Security, Allie has successfully worked her way up to a fulfilling career as an Army officer in combat arms and public affairs. She aspires to run for U.S. Congress and serve on the Armed Forces and Homeland Security Committees, prioritizing climate policy. She has been named 2016 “Rare Under 40,” 2019 Honorary Girl Scout Cookie Chairman and the recipient of a Merit Scholarship to Brown University. She studied abroad in Spain and Sweden and is an ALS Association volunteer and congressional advocate.
Fun Facts: Although Allie is is now vegan, she was a competitive chicken wing eating champion in college!
MISS EARTH USA FIRE
MISS EARTH USA - FIRE
LeighAnna is a corporate wellness team leader and personal trainer. She has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Kinesiology with a concentration in pre-physical therapy and a Masters in Business Administration. Her platform, Sustain Your Health, educates on the importance of making small sustainable and eco friendly changes to your diet. She enjoys volunteering with NOLA Vegan Week, Keep Louisiana Beautiful, and hosting community clean ups. In 2017, she was awarded the Miss Black US Ambassador National Scholarship and People’s Choice Award. She once partnered with the Bahamas Consulate General to participate in a service event that allowed her to interact with and donate to young women in need of toiletries and mentorship.
Fun Facts: LeighAnna earned a declaration from the City of New Orleans for her Outstanding Community Service!
MISS EARTH USA WATER
MISS EARTH USA - WATER
Autumn earned a Masters Degree in Preclinical Science and works as an Occupation Contract Analyst at WebMD. She hopes to become a Genetic Counselor, specializing in helping families understand their genetic health. She was a HOPE Scholar recipient from 2011 to 2015 and traveled on a Haiti mission trip with 410 Bridge Organization. Autumn dedicates time as a student leader at 12Stone Church, empowering the next generation of women, and also as a meal preparer for Open Hand Atlanta, providing healthy meals to those who might go without.
Fun Facts: Autumn can eat six Krispy Kreme donuts in one sitting!